NGC Update Service: February 6, 2017


February 6, 2017

New This Week

Guideline Summaries

American College of Emergency Physicians

British HIV Association

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy New Developer

Program in Evidence-based Care

Withdrawn Guideline Summaries

The guideline summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Summaries Archive for a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from NGC

Spanish Society of Rheumatology

  • Update of the clinical practice guideline for the management of rheumatoid arthritis in Spain.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

  • Addressing viral hepatitis in people with substance use disorders.
  • Managing chronic pain in adults with or in recovery from substance use disorders.

The Endocrine Society

  • Continuous glucose monitoring: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of hyperprolactinemia: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
  • Evaluation and treatment of adult growth hormone deficiency: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
  • Evaluation, treatment, and prevention of vitamin D deficiency: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
  • Pituitary incidentaloma: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.

Trans Tasman Dietetic Wound Care Group

  • Evidence based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of adults with pressure injuries.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

  • Ocular prophylaxis for gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement.
  • Screening for bladder cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.
  • Screening for osteoporosis: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.
  • Screening for testicular cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement.
  • Vision screening for children 1 to 5 years of age: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

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

  • Hydration management.
  • Oral hygiene care for functionally dependent and cognitively impaired older adults.

University of Michigan Health System

  • Acute rhinosinusitis in adults.
  • Depression.
  • Managing chronic non-terminal pain in adults including prescribing controlled substances.
  • Osteoporosis: prevention and treatment.
  • Urinary tract infection.

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

  • Work-related complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS): diagnosis and treatment.

World Gastroenterology Organisation

  • World Gastroenterology Organisation global guideline: obesity.

World Health Organization

  • Guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: 2011 update.
  • Guidelines on optimal feeding of low birth-weight infants in low- and-middle income countries.
  • WHO guidelines: use of cryotherapy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.
  • WHO recommendations for induction of labour.
  • WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

  • Guideline for management of wounds in patients with lower-extremity venous disease.


How to Browse by MeSH

Learn more about how to use the NLM MeSH Browse on the NGC Web site.

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?"

AHRQ Announces Funding Opportunity for Developing Measures of Shared Decisionmaking

A new funding opportunity announcement from AHRQ solicits applications for research projects to develop, test and evaluate measures of shared decisionmaking for research conducted in clinical settings. Shared decisionmaking is a collaborative process in which patients and members of their clinical team make health care decisions that are informed by scientific evidence as well as patients' values and preferences. Each project is expected to produce valid and reliable measures of shared decisionmaking, along with instructions for implementing the measures and documentation on the development, testing and evaluation of the measures. The maximum cost for each project is $500,000 per year and $1.5 million for up to three years.

How to Participate

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

Suggest a Guideline for Possible Inclusion: Submit your suggestions for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines that you would like to see included in NGC.

NGC's Sister Resource

Look for Quality Measures in AHRQ's National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC).