NGC Update Service: February 22, 2016

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

February 22, 2016

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Guideline Synthesis

Guideline Summaries

Community Preventive Services Task Force

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

The Endocrine Society

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Withdrawn Summaries

The summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Archive for a complete list of guidelines that have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site.

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Guidelines for surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
  • SAGES guidelines for the clinical application of laparoscopic biliary tract surgery.

Society of Interventional Radiology

  • Practice guideline for adult antibiotic prophylaxis during vascular and interventional radiology procedures.

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

  • Alcohol use and pregnancy consensus clinical guidelines.
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis in obstetric procedures.
  • Cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy.
  • Elective single embryo transfer following in vitro fertilization.
  • Endometriosis: diagnosis and management.
  • Guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of recurrent urinary incontinence following pelvic floor surgery.
  • Obesity in pregnancy.
  • Ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • Recurrent urinary tract infection.
  • Supracervical hysterectomy.

Spanish Society of Rheumatology

  • Espoguia (clinical guidelines for patients with spondyloarthritis).

The Endocrine Society

  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
  • Endocrine and nutritional management of the post-bariatric surgery patient: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
  • Testosterone therapy in adult men with androgen deficiency syndromes: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.

The North American Menopause Society

  • Management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women: 2010 position statement of The North American Menopause Society.

The Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.

  • Achilles pain, stiffness, and muscle power deficits: Achilles tendinitis.
  • Knee pain and mobility impairments: meniscal and articular cartilage lesions.
  • Knee stability and movement coordination impairments: knee ligament sprain.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, ANGELS (Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System)

  • Eating disorders during pregnancy and postpartum.

University of Iowa College of Nursing, John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

  • Elder abuse prevention.
  • Wheelchair biking for the treatment of depression.

University of Michigan Health System

  • Acute low back pain.
  • Asthma.
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

  • An evidence based practice guideline for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea.
  • Evaluation of hair loss in adult women.
  • Recommendations for the management of urge urinary incontinence in women.

Washington State Agency Medical Directors' Group

  • Interagency guideline on opioid dosing for chronic non-cancer pain: an educational aid to improve care and safety with opioid therapy.


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.

Health Awareness Topics - February 2016

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