NGC Update Service: November 28, 2016

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November 28, 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Withdrawn Guideline Summaries

The guideline summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Summaries Archive for a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from NGC.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

  • A consensus document on bowel preparation before colonoscopy.
  • ASGE guideline: endoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • ASGE guideline: the role of endoscopy in the surveillance of premalignant conditions of the upper GI tract.
  • Complications of colonoscopy.
  • Endoscopy in patients with implanted electronic devices.
  • Informed consent for GI endoscopy.
  • Management of ingested foreign bodies and food impactions.
  • Reprocessing failure.
  • Role of endoscopy in the management of GERD.
  • Role of EUS for the evaluation of mediastinal adenopathy.
  • The role of endoscopy in dyspepsia.
  • The role of endoscopy in enteral feeding.
  • The role of endoscopy in gastroduodenal obstruction and gastroparesis.
  • The role of endoscopy in patients with chronic pancreatitis.

American Society of Anesthesiologists

  • Practice advisory for the perioperative management of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. An updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Perioperative Management of Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices.
  • Practice advisory for the prevention of perioperative peripheral neuropathies. An updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Prevention of Perioperative Peripheral Neuropathies.
  • Practice guidelines for preoperative fasting and the use of pharmacologic agents to reduce the risk of pulmonary aspiration: application to healthy patients undergoing elective procedures. An updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters.

American Society of Breast Surgeons

  • Position statement on screening mammography.

American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update on the role of bone-modifying agents in metastatic breast cancer.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update on the use of chemotherapy sensitivity and resistance assays.
  • Antiemetics: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update.

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

  • Practice parameters for the management of hemorrhoids (revised 2010).
  • Practice parameters for the management of perianal abscess and fistula-in-ano.
  • Practice parameters for the management of rectal prolapse.

American Society of Echocardiography

  • Guidelines for performing ultrasound guided vascular cannulation: recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.

American Society of Hematology

  • The American Society of Hematology 2011 evidence-based practice guideline for immune thrombocytopenia.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Evidence-based clinical practice guideline: reduction mammaplasty.

American Thyroid Association

  • Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum.
  • Hyperthyroidism and other causes of thyrotoxicosis: management guidelines of the American Thyroid Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc.

  • Guideline for the management of clinically localized prostate cancer: 2007 update.

Announcements

Matrix Tool

The Matrix Tool feature has been redesigned and it is now easier to retrieve and export relevant content of interest. Select attributes to filter NGC summary content and generate a matrix that fits your needs. View the Video Tutorial.

Conference News

Registration is now open for the Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS III) Conference. It will be held March 20-21, 2017 at The New York Academy of Medicine. The event is sponsored by the Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) and NYAM's Section on Evidence Based Health Care (SEBHC). The conference is titled "Beyond Implementation: Are Clinical Guidelines Improving Healthcare Quality?"

Health Awareness Topics: November 2016

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