Guidelines on delaying cancer surgery during COVID-19
March 26, 2020
The American College of Surgeons has issued new guidelines for cancer surgery in the era of COVID-19.
AGA and colleague societies issue clinical insights for COVID-19
March 19, 2020
Screening patients, personal protection, procedure postponement, and special precautions with infected patients are discussed.
ACC issues guidance on cardiac implications of coronavirus
February 14, 2020
The document provides information on the potential cardiac implications from analog viral respiratory pandemics and offers early clinical guidance given current COVID-19 uncertainty.
New ASH guideline: VTE prophylaxis after major surgery
December 12, 2019
ORLANDO – The chair of VTE guidelines panel presented highlights of the latest guidelines in a special session at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.
New heart failure trial data presage guideline revisions
December 9, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Recent trial findings for sacubitril/valsartan and dapagliflozin in heart failure patients provide a blueprint for guideline changes.
Guideline: Diagnosis and treatment of adults with community-acquired pneumonia
November 22, 2019
The practice guideline was jointly written by an ad hoc committee of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Updated international consensus recommendations on management of acute upper GI bleeding
October 21, 2019
Updated guidelines on management of nonvariceal acute upper GI bleeding address questions on endoscopic techniques and pharmacologic management.
Lipoprotein(a) levels can guide CV risk assessment and treatment
June 5, 2019
High levels of Lp(a) are an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and could be used to guide risk assessment and treatment.
AAP: Treating patients during disasters raises liability risks
March 2, 2019
You can learn how to protect yourself from liability when caring for children during disasters with new guidance from the AAP.
Revised U.S. A fib guidelines revamp anticoagulation
January 29, 2019
The first revision of U.S. guidelines for managing atrial fibrillation since 2014 favor DOACs over warfarin.