NGC Update Service: March 21, 2016

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

March 21, 2016

New This Week

Guideline Summaries

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American Gastroenterological Association Institute

Withdrawn Summaries

The summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Archive for a complete list of guidelines that have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site.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 and treatment of opportunistic infections among HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children.

Department of Health and Human Services (U.S.)

  • Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-1-infected adults and adolescents.
  • Recommendations for use of antiretroviral drugs in pregnant HIV-1-infected women for maternal health and interventions to reduce perinatal HIV transmission in the United States.

European Society of Cardiology

  • ESC guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

  • Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for the treatment of chronic diabetic macular oedema after an inadequate response to prior 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 deadline April 4, 2016. 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 - March 2016

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  • Submit Guidelines: Visit our Submit Guidelines page for information on how to submit your organization's guidelines.
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