This Special Communication reviews the most recent transfusion practice guidelines, discusses campaigns to reduce or eliminate overuse of transfusions, and presents a blueprint for developing a patient blood management program.
In light of initiatives to decrease use of unnecessary services, this article examines whether current guidelines for diabetes and cardiovascular disease preferentially recommend intensification rather than deintensification of care.
This Viewpoint posits that safely and effectively implementing consensus guidelines for Papanicolou and human papillomavirus testing for cervical cancer prevention requires accurate risk stratification of patients.
This randomized clinical trial compares a multicomponent intervention (including a nurse care manager, electronic registry, data-driven academic detailing, and electronic decision tools) with electronic decision tools alone to improve adherence to opioid-prescribing guidelines.
This Special Comunication from the Guidelines International Network Preventing Overdiagnosis Working Group proposes a checklist for considering changes to disease definitions.
This study used a survey to investigate physician recommendations for breast cancer screening in light of recent guideline changes.
This retrospective cross-sectional analysis examines the specificity and consistency of recommendations for surveillance after active treatment across cancer guidelines.
This document review evaluates adherence to the Institute of Medicine standards for limits on commercial conflicts of interest, guideline development, and evaluation of evidence by a 2013 cholesterol management guideline and a 2014 hepatitis C virus management guideline.
This study identifies levels of support for the 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain and whether financial relationships with opioid manufacturers are associated with opposition to the guidelines.
This study evaluates the use of computed tomography and chest radiography for lung cancer screening before and after publication of the National Lung Screening Trial screening guidelines.
This structured review identifies and highlights the 10 original research articles most likely to reduce overuse of medical care.
This Teachable Moment discusses the how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for opioid prescribing can play a major role in limiting the impact of this epidemic.
This Evidence to Practice report highlights the menopause guidelines recently published by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence and suggests directions for full implementation.
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