NGC Update Service: November 14, 2016

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November 14, 2016

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Guideline Summaries

American College of Radiology

Withdrawn Guideline Summaries

The guideline summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Summaries Archive for a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from NGC.

American College of Cardiology Foundation

  • (1) ACC/AHA 2005 guidelines for the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease (lower extremity, renal, mesenteric, and abdominal aortic): a collaborative report from the American Association for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Society of Interventional Radiology, and the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Develop Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease). (2) 2011 ACCF/AHA focused update of the guideline for the management of patients with peripheral artery disease (updating the 2005 guideline). A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
  • 2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
  • 2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
  • 2011 ACCF/AHA/SCAI guideline for percutaneous coronary artery intervention. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

American College of Emergency Physicians

  • Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected pulmonary embolism.
  • Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute blunt abdominal trauma.

American College of Physicians

  • Diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinical practice guideline update from the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and European Respiratory Society.
  • Use of intensive insulin therapy for the management of glycemic control in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.
  • Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

American College of Radiology

  • ACR-ASTRO practice guideline for the performance of total body irradiation.

American Dental Association

  • Evidence-based clinical recommendations regarding fluoride intake from reconstituted infant formula and enamel fluorosis: a report of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs.
  • Non-fluoride caries preventive agents.

New York State Department of Health

  • Antiretroviral therapy.
  • Guidance for the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV transmission.
  • HIV prophylaxis following occupational exposure.
  • HIV prophylaxis for victims of sexual assault.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

  • Communicable diseases. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Early detection of cancers. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Genetic counselling and testing. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Glaucoma. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Oral hygiene. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Osteoporosis. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Prevention of chronic disease. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Prevention of vascular and metabolic disease. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Preventive activities in children and young people. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Preventive activities in middle age. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Preventive activities in older age. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Preventive activities prior to pregnancy. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Psychosocial. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Screening tests of unproven benefit. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.
  • Urinary incontinence. In: Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edition.

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