Amir Qaseem

Summary

Affiliation: American College of Physicians
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective systematic review registration: perspective from the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
    Philip van der Wees
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 1:3. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Screening for prostate cancer: a guidance statement from the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:761-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Management of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiov
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:735-43. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Diagnosis of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiova
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:729-34. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Guidelines International Network: toward international standards for clinical practice guidelines
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:525-31. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:378-86. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Use of intensive insulin therapy for the management of glycemic control in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:260-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint 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
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:179-91. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:625-32. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Hormonal testing and pharmacologic treatment of erectile dysfunction: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:639-49. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Prospective systematic review registration: perspective from the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
    Philip van der Wees
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 1:3. 2012
    ..PROSPERO and GINDER are complementary tools to enhance collaboration between guideline developers and systematic reviewers to allow for alignment of activities and a reduction in duplication of effort...
  2. doi request reprint Screening for prostate cancer: a guidance statement from the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:761-9. 2013
    ..The target patient population for this guidance statement is all adult men...
  3. doi request reprint Management of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiov
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:735-43. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Diagnosis of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiova
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:729-34. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Guidelines International Network: toward international standards for clinical practice guidelines
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:525-31. 2012
    ..It is hoped that this article promotes discussion and eventual agreement on a set of international standards for guideline development...
  6. doi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:378-86. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Use of intensive insulin therapy for the management of glycemic control in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:260-7. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint 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
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:179-91. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:625-32. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Hormonal testing and pharmacologic treatment of erectile dysfunction: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:639-49. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Screening for HIV in health care settings: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians and HIV Medicine Association
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:125-31. 2009
    ..GUIDANCE STATEMENT 2: ACP recommends that clinicians determine the need for repeat screening on an individual basis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Using second-generation antidepressants to treat depressive disorders: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, UAS
    Ann Intern Med 149:725-33. 2008
    ..For patients who have had 2 or more episodes of depression, an even longer duration of therapy may be beneficial (Grade: strong recommendation; moderate-quality evidence)...
  13. doi request reprint The development of clinical practice guidelines and guidance statements of the American College of Physicians: summary of methods
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:194-9. 2010
    ..All ACP clinical practice guidelines and clinical guidance statements, if not updated, are considered automatically withdrawn or invalid 5 years after publication or once an update has been issued...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of low bone density or osteoporosis to prevent fractures: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:404-15. 2008
    ..RECOMMENDATION 4: ACP recommends further research to evaluate treatment of osteoporosis in men and women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Screening for osteoporosis in men: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:680-4. 2008
    ..The American College of Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on risk factors and screening tests for osteoporosis in men...
  16. ncbi request reprint Screening for hereditary hemochromatosis: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:517-21. 2005
    ..The target patient population is all persons who have a probability or susceptibility of developing hereditary hemochromatosis, including the relatives of individuals who already have the disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment for and strategies to reduce perioperative pulmonary complications for patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery: a guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:575-80. 2006
    ..The target audience for this guideline is general internists or other clinicians involved in perioperative management of surgical patients. The target patient population is all adult persons undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery...
  18. pmc Current diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:57-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this guideline is to present recommendations based on current evidence to clinicians to aid in the diagnosis of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism...
  19. doi request reprint Pay for performance through the lens of medical professionalism
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Alice G Gosfield and Associates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:366-9. 2010
    ..The authors examine the potential conflicts between pay for performance and medical professionalism and conclude that properly designed pay-for-performance models can support professional objectives...
  20. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography for women 40 to 49 years of age: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:511-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this guideline is to present the available evidence for screening mammography in women 40 to 49 years of age and to increase clinicians' understanding of the benefits and risks of screening mammography...
  21. ncbi request reprint Current pharmacologic treatment of dementia: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:370-8. 2008
    ..Grade: weak recommendation, low-quality evidence.) RECOMMENDATION 3: There is an urgent need for further research on the clinical effectiveness of pharmacologic management of dementia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the optimal hemoglobin A1c targets. A guidance statement from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:417-22. 2007
    ..STATEMENT 3: We recommend further research to assess the optimal level of glycemic control, particularly in the presence of comorbid conditions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based interventions to improve the palliative care of pain, dyspnea, and depression at the end of life: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:141-6. 2008
    ..RECOMMENDATION 5: Clinicians should ensure that advance care planning, including completion of advance directives, occurs for all patients with serious illness. (Grade: strong recommendation, low quality of evidence.)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:633-8. 2007
    ..RECOMMENDATION 6: Clinicians should consider prescribing pulmonary rehabilitation in symptomatic individuals with COPD who have an FEV1 less than 50% predicted. (Grade: weak recommendation, moderate-quality evidence.)...
  25. pmc Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:74-80. 2007
    ..The target patient population is patients receiving a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism or lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:204-10. 2007
    ..The target patient population is patients receiving a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism or lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis...
  27. doi request reprint Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:218-31. 2012
    ..The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the comparative effectiveness and safety of type 2 diabetes medications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Raising achievement: educating physicians to address effects of at-risk drinking on common diseases
    Meghan A Gannon
    American College of Physicians, Department of Clinical Policy, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Qual Prim Care 19:43-7. 2011
    ..A contributing factor is likely to be physicians' limited understanding of the negative effects that at-risk drinking can have on common clinical conditions managed on a daily basis...
  29. doi request reprint Closing the gap-cardiovascular risk and primary prevention: results from the American College of Physicians quality improvement program
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:261-7. 2010
    ..Improvements in patient counseling and medication management, if sustained, should lead to fewer cardiovascular events. However, program duration did not allow the capture of outcomes measures improvement...
  30. pmc Improving adult immunization practices using a team approach in the primary care setting
    Meghan Gannon
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e46-52. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to improve the immunization rates of primary care practices using a team approach...
  31. doi request reprint Using online learning collaboratives to facilitate practice improvement for COPD: an ACPNet pilot study
    Meghan Gannon
    American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:212-9. 2011
    ..Discrepancies were identified between perceived and actual care in the areas of spirometry, pulse oximetry (exertion and resting), influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations, peak flow assessment, and inhaler use instruction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and surgical management of obesity in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:525-31. 2005
    ..This guideline is not intended to be used by commercial weight loss centers or for direct-to-consumer marketing by manufacturers and does not apply to patients with body mass indices below 30 kg/m2...
  33. doi request reprint Community-based primary care: improving and assessing diabetes management
    Meghan Gannon
    Department of Medical Education and Publishing, American College of Physicians, 190 N Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:6-12. 2010
    ..The results showed a sustained improvement in most clinical outcomes and demonstrated the effectiveness of using Web-based mediums to reinforce clinical guidelines and change physician behavior...
  34. doi request reprint Pain management and the primary care encounter: opportunities for quality improvement
    Meghan Gannon
    Clinical Programs and Quality of Care Department, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:37-44. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Appropriate use of screening and diagnostic tests to foster high-value, cost-conscious care
    Amir Qaseem
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:147-9. 2012
    ..The intent of this exercise is to promote thoughtful discussions about these tests and other health care interventions to promote high-value, cost-conscious care...
  36. doi request reprint Improving immunization rates: initial results from a team-based, systems change approach
    Cara Egan Reynolds
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:176-83. 2008
    ..The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed a quality improvement (QI) program to address deficiencies in immunization rates, primarily for influenza, and determine the program's impact on adult immunization...