NGC Update Service: August 10, 2015

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

August 10, 2015

New This Week

Guideline Summaries

American College of Radiology

Withdrawn Summaries

The withdrawn summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Archive for a complete list of guidelines that have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site.

European Association of Urology

  • Catheter-associated UTIs. In: Guidelines on urological infections.
  • Chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Epididymitis and orchitis. In: Guidelines on urological infections.
  • Fournier's gangrene. In: Guidelines on urological infections.
  • Gastrointestinal aspects of chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • General treatment of chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Guidelines on male hypogonadism.
  • Guidelines on penile curvature.
  • Gynaecological aspects of chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Pelvic floor function and chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Perioperative antibacterial prophylaxis in urology. In: Guidelines on urological infections.
  • Peripheral nerve pain syndromes. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Psychological aspects of chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Sexological aspects of chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.
  • Urethritis. In: Guidelines on urological infections.
  • Urological aspects of chronic pelvic pain. In: Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain.

Announcements

Conference News

  • The Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) 12th annual conference will take place from October 7–10, 2015 in Amsterdam. The theme is "Engaging all stakeholders. Guidelines from a societal perspective." To register and book a pre-conference course, visit the G-I-N Conference Web site.
  • Registration is now open for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 2015 Research Conference. It will be held October 4–6 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Crystal City, VA. The conference is titled "Producing Evidence and Engaging Partners to Improve Health Care." Visit the conference home page for more information.
  • The Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) continues to sponsor a monthly webinar series on topics of interest to the North American guideline community. Information on upcoming webinars, as well as audio files and slides from past webinars, is available on the G-I-N Web site.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisories

Health Awareness Topics - August 2015

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