VIDEO: New stroke guideline embraces imaging-guided thrombectomy
January 25, 2018
The latest U.S. acute ischemic stroke guideline adopts imaging as the main thrombectomy eligibility criterion out to 24 hours after stroke onset.
VIDEO: U.S. hypertension guidelines reset threshold to 130/80 mm Hg
November 14, 2017
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Thirty million Americans became hypertensive overnight.
VIDEO: What’s new in AAP’s pediatric hypertension guidelines
September 15, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Some of the advice is similar to the group’s last effort in 2004, but there are a few key changes.
Updated ACCP Guideline for Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease
November 28, 2016
What hospitalists need to know about the 2016 ACCP Guideline update
Why Aren’t Doctors Following Guidelines?
October 31, 2016
Studies show that when guidelines are applied, patients do better—so why aren’t doctors following them?
What to Know about CMS’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirements
October 20, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released new emergency preparedness requirements to ensure that providers and suppliers are duly prepared to adequately serve their community during disasters or emergencies
Opioids, Obesity among Topics in Newly Released AAP Clinical Reports
September 5, 2016
The AAP released six clinical reports and one policy statement covering a range of timely topics relevant to the health and care of children
After a Fracture, Patients Often Continue Meds that Boost Fracture Risk
September 2, 2016
Older people who break a bone are often receiving medications that can increase the risk of a fracture
AAP Proposes Update to Evaluating, Managing Febrile Infants Guideline
August 3, 2016
The proposed update from AAP stresses the need to separate individual components of serious bacterial infections as the incidence and clinical course can vary
PHM16: Tips on Meeting Needs of Children with a Medical Complexity
August 2, 2016
Presenters: Mary L Ehlenbach, MD, FAAP; Megan Z Cardoso, MD, FAAP; and Christina Kleier, ARNP, PNP This session at PHM16 was focused on logistical tips on how to build a pediatric complex care program. Presenters opened with a discussion of how to define children with medical complexity going th