NGC Update Service: February 8, 2016

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

February 8, 2016

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Guideline Summaries

European Academy of Neurology

National Clinical Guideline Centre

National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Withdrawn Summaries

The summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Archive for a complete list of guidelines that have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections, 2011.

New York State Department of Health

  • Aspects of primary care for the HIV-infected substance user.
  • Depression and mania in patients with HIV/AIDS.
  • Diagnosis and management of acute HIV infection.
  • Diagnosis of pediatric HIV infection in HIV-exposed infants.
  • Hepatitis C virus.
  • HIV drug - drug interactions.
  • HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for children beyond the perinatal period.
  • Infection control.
  • Menstrual disorders in HIV-infected women.
  • Preconception care for HIV-infected women.
  • Prevention of secondary disease: preventive medicine. Viral hepatitis.

Oncology Nursing Society

  • Demystifying lymphedema: development of the lymphedema putting evidence into practice card.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for anxiety.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for cancer-related dyspnea.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for the management of oral mucositis.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for the prevention and management of constipation in patients with cancer.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions to prevent and manage anorexia.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions to prevent, manage, and treat chemotherapy- and radiotherapy-induced diarrhea.
  • Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden.
  • Putting evidence into practice: interventions for depression.
  • Putting evidence into practice: what are the pharmacologic interventions for nociceptive and neuropathic cancer pain in adults?

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

  • (1) Caregiving strategies for older adults with delirium, dementia and depression. (2) Caregiving strategies for older adults with delirium, dementia and depression 2010 supplement.
  • (1) Nursing care of dyspnea: the 6th vital sign in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (2) Nursing care of dyspnea: the 6th vital sign in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 2010 supplement.
  • (1) Screening for delirium, dementia and depression in older adults. (2) Screening for delirium, dementia and depression in older adults 2010 supplement.
  • Enhancing healthy adolescent development.
  • Strategies to support self-management in chronic conditions: collaboration with clients.

Singapore Ministry of Health

  • Autism spectrum disorders in pre-school children.
  • Cancer screening.
  • Functional screening for older adults in the community.
  • Management of food allergy.
  • Management of heat injuries.
  • Management of rhinosinusitis and allergic rhinitis.

Announcements

Conference News

  • The Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) 13th annual conference will take place from September 27-30, 2016 in Philadelphia. This conference will be co-hosted by the American College of Physicians, ECRI Institute and Penn Medicine. The theme is "Individualised Guidelines and Clinical Performance Measurement in an Era of Personalised Medicine." Abstract submission and registration now open. For more information, visit the G-I-N Conference Web site.
  • 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, are available on the G-I-N Web site.

NGC Spotlight

Health Awareness Topics - February 2016

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