guidelines

ADHD care not what it should beMany pediatricians fail to provide diagnosis and treatment that meet American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a recent study reports.
New AAP guidelines for bronchiolitis in infantsThe American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on Bronchiolitis has published a new clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in infants aged 1 to 23 months.
New treatment guidelines for sickle cell diseaseExpand treatment of sickle cell disease with 2 “underused” preventive therapies to reduce painful flare-ups, an expert panel convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute urges in new management guidelines.
AAP issues 2014-2015 flu vaccine recommendationsA new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics outlines the academy’s influenza vaccination recommendations for the 2014-2015 flu season.
New clinical guidelines for treatment of SCDAn expert panel of specialists from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has issued new guidelines for the management and treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). How will these latest evidence-based recommendations affect the care of your patients?
Guidelines prompt skeletal surveysWhen should a young child’s fracture raise suspicion for abuse and prompt an order for a skeletal survey (SS), a series of about 20 radiographs?
New treatment guidelines for skin infectionsAlthough skin and soft tissue infections can be deadly, most heal by themselves without antibiotics, say new practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
New guide for managing HIV/AIDS-related infectionsGuidelines for preventing and treating HIV/AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) in children recently received a facelift. Government agencies and industry associations banded together to update recommendations previously published in 2009.
AOA asks for input on evidence-based eyecare guideline for diabeticsReview the American Optometric Association’s guidelines and submit your comments and suggestions.
AUA 2013: mCRPC guideline designed to assist in decision makingFollowing the rollout of several new treatments for metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), a new AUA clinical guideline is aimed at assisting in clinical decision making.