practice guidelines

Summary

Summary: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Implementing practice guidelines for depression: applying a new framework to an old problem
    Michael D Cabana
    Division of General Pediatrics, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:35-42. 2002
  2. ncbi Nonpharmacologic airway clearance therapies: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    F Dennis McCool
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Chest 129:250S-259S. 2006
  3. ncbi Guidelines for evaluating chronic cough in pediatrics: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Chest 129:260S-283S. 2006
  4. ncbi Seeking a second opinion: do patients need a second opinion when practice guidelines exist?
    Nora Moumjid
    GRESAC Research Group in Health Economics in Cancer Care, LASS, CNRS FRE 2747, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69008 Lyon, France
    Health Policy 80:43-50. 2007
  5. ncbi Good practice guidelines for decision-analytic modelling in health technology assessment: a review and consolidation of quality assessment
    Zoe Philips
    School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:355-71. 2006
  6. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    David Atkins
    BMJ 328:1490. 2004
  7. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patients with multiple comorbid diseases: implications for pay for performance
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 294:716-24. 2005
  8. ncbi From best evidence to best practice: effective implementation of change in patients' care
    Richard Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Universities of Nijmegen and Maastricht, PO Box 9101, WOK 229 6500 HB, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Lancet 362:1225-30. 2003
  9. ncbi Clinicians' attitudes to clinical practice guidelines: a systematic review
    Cynthia M Farquhar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women s Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 177:502-6. 2002
  10. ncbi Methods of consumer involvement in developing healthcare policy and research, clinical practice guidelines and patient information material
    E S Nilsen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Pb 7004 St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway 0130
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004563. 2006

Detail Information

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  1. ncbi Implementing practice guidelines for depression: applying a new framework to an old problem
    Michael D Cabana
    Division of General Pediatrics, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:35-42. 2002
    We discuss the challenges of implementing clinical practice guidelines for depression in the primary care setting...
  2. ncbi Nonpharmacologic airway clearance therapies: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    F Dennis McCool
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Chest 129:250S-259S. 2006
    ..A variety of interventions are used to enhance airway clearance with the goal of improving lung mechanics and gas exchange, and preventing atelectasis and infection...
  3. ncbi Guidelines for evaluating chronic cough in pediatrics: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Chest 129:260S-283S. 2006
    ..To review relevant literature and present evidence-based guidelines to assist general and specialist medical practitioners in the evaluation and management of children who present with chronic cough...
  4. ncbi Seeking a second opinion: do patients need a second opinion when practice guidelines exist?
    Nora Moumjid
    GRESAC Research Group in Health Economics in Cancer Care, LASS, CNRS FRE 2747, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69008 Lyon, France
    Health Policy 80:43-50. 2007
    ..This paper aims to explore whether knowing that his clinician follows practice guidelines eliminates the need of a patient's to seek a second opinion...
  5. ncbi Good practice guidelines for decision-analytic modelling in health technology assessment: a review and consolidation of quality assessment
    Zoe Philips
    School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:355-71. 2006
    ..However, given the speed with which decision-modelling methodology advances, there is a need for its continual update...
  6. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    David Atkins
    BMJ 328:1490. 2004
    Users of clinical practice guidelines and other recommendations need to know how much confidence they can place in the recommendations. Systematic and explicit methods of making judgments can reduce errors and improve communication...
  7. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patients with multiple comorbid diseases: implications for pay for performance
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 294:716-24. 2005
    Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been developed to improve the quality of health care for many chronic conditions. Pay-for-performance initiatives assess physician adherence to interventions that may reflect CPG recommendations.
  8. ncbi From best evidence to best practice: effective implementation of change in patients' care
    Richard Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Universities of Nijmegen and Maastricht, PO Box 9101, WOK 229 6500 HB, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Lancet 362:1225-30. 2003
    ..In general, evidence shows that none of the approaches for transferring evidence to practice is superior to all changes in all situations...
  9. ncbi Clinicians' attitudes to clinical practice guidelines: a systematic review
    Cynthia M Farquhar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women s Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 177:502-6. 2002
    To systematically review surveys of clinicians' attitudes to clinical practice guidelines.
  10. ncbi Methods of consumer involvement in developing healthcare policy and research, clinical practice guidelines and patient information material
    E S Nilsen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Pb 7004 St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway 0130
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004563. 2006
    ..Consumers can be involved in developing healthcare policy and research, clinical practice guidelines and patient information material, through consultations to elicit their views or through collaborative ..
  11. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations I: critical appraisal of existing approaches The GRADE Working Group
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:38. 2004
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  12. ncbi The role of estrogen in schizophrenia: implications for schizophrenia practice guidelines for women
    Sophie Grigoriadis
    University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Clarke Division, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8
    Can J Psychiatry 47:437-42. 2002
    ..The aim is to expand Canadian schizophrenia guidelines to include the specific needs of women...
  13. ncbi Use of epoetin in patients with cancer: evidence-based clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology
    J Douglas Rizzo
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4083-107. 2002
    ..Therefore, for anemic patients with hematologic malignancies, it is recommended that physicians initiate conventional therapy and observe hematologic response before considering use of epoetin...
  14. ncbi A systematic review of appraisal tools for clinical practice guidelines: multiple similarities and one common deficit
    Joan Vlayen
    Belgian Federal Health Care Knowledge Centre, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:235-42. 2005
    To identify a critical appraisal tool for clinical practice guidelines that could serve as a basis for the development of an appraisal tool for clinical pathways.
  15. pmc Reliability and validity of the AGREE instrument used by physical therapists in assessment of clinical practice guidelines
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:18. 2005
    The AGREE instrument has been validated for evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) pertaining to medical care...
  16. pmc Barriers to successful care for chronic kidney disease
    Oliver Lenz
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Nephrol 6:11. 2005
    The National Kidney Foundation has formulated clinical practice guidelines for patients with chronic kidney disease (K/DOQI)...
  17. pmc Practice based, longitudinal, qualitative interview study of computerised evidence based guidelines in primary care
    Nikki Rousseau
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA
    BMJ 326:314. 2003
    ..To understand the factors influencing the adoption of a computerised clinical decision support system for two chronic diseases in general practice...
  18. pmc Diastolic dysfunction and diastolic heart failure: diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic aspects
    Maurizio Galderisi
    Division of Cardioangiology, CCU Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Medical School Napoli, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 3:9. 2005
    ..Several trials, completed or ongoing, have been planned to treat DD and diastolic HF...
  19. ncbi CKD risk factors reported by primary care physicians: do guidelines make a difference?
    Janice P Lea
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:72-7. 2006
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  20. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines in nephrology: evaluation, classification, and stratification of chronic kidney disease
    George R Bailie
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:491-502. 2005
    ..developed and oversees the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative, a process that develops clinical practice guidelines in nephrology...
  21. ncbi Clinical guidelines for psychiatrists for the use of pharmacogenetic testing for CYP450 2D6 and CYP450 2C19
    Jose de Leon
    University of Kentucky Mental Health Research Center at Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, KY 40508, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:75-85. 2006
    ..Practical recommendations for dealing with laboratories offering CYP2D6 and CYP2C29 genotyping are provided...
  22. pmc 2002 clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in Canada
    Jacques P Brown
    Division of Rheumatology, Centre de Recherche du CHUL, Universite Laval, Canada
    CMAJ 167:S1-34. 2002
    To revise and expand the 1996 Osteoporosis Society of Canada clinical practice guidelines for the management of osteoporosis, incorporating recent advances in diagnosis, prevention and management of osteoporosis, and to identify and ..
  23. pmc Measuring adherence to practice guidelines for the management of hypertension: an evaluation of the literature
    Jessica L Milchak
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Hypertension 44:602-8. 2004
    Adherence to practice guidelines is frequently used as a measure of quality of care. Numerous studies have evaluated physician adherence to hypertension guidelines by prescription data, physician survey data, or medical record review...
  24. ncbi Effectiveness and efficiency of guideline dissemination and implementation strategies
    J M Grimshaw
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii-iv, 1-72. 2004
    ..To estimate the resource implications of these strategies. To develop a framework for deciding when it is efficient to develop and introduce clinical guidelines...
  25. pmc Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 325:367. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of tailored interventions to implement guidelines for urinary tract infections in women and sore throat...
  26. ncbi Status of practice guidelines in the United States: CDC guidelines as an example
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 36:519-24. 2003
    Clinical practice guidelines have proliferated in the past several decades, starting with only a handful in the 1980s to over 1000 approved through The National Guideline Clearinghouse in 2002.
  27. ncbi Methotrexate therapy for rheumatoid arthritis: clinical practice guidelines based on published evidence and expert opinion
    Stephan Pavy
    Service de Rhumatologie A, CHU Cochin, 27, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Joint Bone Spine 73:388-95. 2006
    To develop clinical practice guidelines for the use of methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), using the evidence-based approach and expert opinion.
  28. ncbi Could preoperative rehabilitation modify postoperative outcomes after total hip and knee arthroplasty? Elaboration of French clinical practice guidelines
    E Coudeyre
    Centre de Médecine Physique et Réadaptation Notre Dame, 4, Avenue Joseph Claussat, BP 86, 63404 Chamalières cedex, France
    Ann Readapt Med Phys 50:189-97. 2007
    To develop clinical practice guidelines concerning preoperative rehabilitation for hip and knee total arthroplasty.
  29. ncbi The management of early breast carcinoma before and after the introduction of clinical practice guidelines
    Victoria White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer 101:476-85. 2004
    Clinical practice guidelines for the management of breast carcinoma were introduced in Australia in October, 1995...
  30. pmc Developing search strategies for clinical practice guidelines in SUMSearch and Google Scholar and assessing their retrieval performance
    Andrea Haase
    Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen IQWiG, Cologne, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:28. 2007
    ..increasing time constraints, and inappropriate search strategies complicate the detection of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs)...
  31. ncbi Application of NKF-K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease: changes of clinical practices and their effects on outcomes and quality standards in three haemodialysis units
    M Dolores Arenas
    Hospital Perpetuo Socorro, Alicante, Elche y Elda, Spain
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1663-8. 2006
    The K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease was published in October 2003...
  32. ncbi Implications of recent clinical trials for the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III Guidelines
    Scott M Grundy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:720-32. 2004
    ..Finally, for people in lower-risk categories, recent clinical trials do not modify the goals and cutpoints of therapy...
  33. ncbi Can guideline-defined asthma control be achieved? The Gaining Optimal Asthma ControL study
    Eric D Bateman
    UCT Lung Institute, P O Box 34560, Groote Schuur 7937, Cape Town, South Africa
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:836-44. 2004
    ..07-0.27 per patient per year) and improvement in health status were significantly better with salmeterol/fluticasone. This study confirms that the goal of guideline-derived asthma control was achieved in a majority of the patients...
  34. ncbi Scandinavian Clinical Practice Guidelines on the diagnosis, management and follow-up of anaphylaxis during anaesthesia
    M Kroigaard
    Danish Anaesthesia Allergy Centre, Department of Anaesthesia, Section 4231 Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:655-70. 2007
    ..The main purpose of these Scandinavian Clinical Practice Guidelines is to increase the awareness about anaphylaxis during anaesthesia amongst anaesthesiologists...
  35. ncbi The effect of adherence to practice guidelines on depression outcomes
    Kimberly A Hepner
    RAND Health Program, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:320-9. 2007
    Few studies have assessed clinician adherence to depression practice guidelines and the relationship between clinician adherence and depression outcomes.
  36. ncbi Characteristics of high-quality guidelines: evaluation of 86 clinical guidelines developed in ten European countries and Canada
    Jako S Burgers
    University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:148-57. 2003
    To identify predictors of high-quality clinical practice guidelines.
  37. ncbi Do clinical practice guidelines improve processes or outcomes in primary care?
    Emil P Lesho
    U S Army Medical Department Activity, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mil Med 170:243-6. 2005
    Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are common, but it is not clear whether they improve care.
  38. ncbi American Academy of Clinical Toxicology practice guidelines on the treatment of methanol poisoning
    Donald G Barceloux
    American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105 8820, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 40:415-46. 2002
    ..The absorption of methanol following oral administration is rapid and peak methanol concentrations occur within 30-60minutes...
  39. ncbi Impact of group structure and process on multidisciplinary evidence-based guideline development: an observational study
    Claudia Pagliari
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 8:145-53. 2002
    ..results from a study investigating the impact of small group processes on the development of clinical practice guidelines by multidisciplinary panels...
  40. ncbi Anemia management for hemodialysis patients: Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guidelines and Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) findings
    Francesco Locatelli
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, A Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:27-33. 2004
    ..After recombinant human erythropoietin was introduced into routine nephrologic practice, specific clinical guidelines were developed to optimize the quality of anemia management for patients with chronic kidney disease...
  41. ncbi A study on the routes of referral for patients with colorectal cancer and its affect on the time to surgery and pathological stage
    J P Trickett
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ashford and St Peter s Hospital NHS Trust, Chertsey, UK
    Colorectal Dis 6:428-31. 2004
    ..Secondly to determine if referral route affects the interval to, and cancer stage at, definitive treatment...
  42. pmc Canadian Pediatric Asthma Consensus guidelines, 2003 (updated to December 2004): introduction
    Allan Becker
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
    CMAJ 173:S12-4. 2005
    ..Since the last revision of the 1999 Canadian asthma consensus report, important new studies, particularly in children, have highlighted the need to incorporate this new information into asthma guidelines...
  43. ncbi Evaluating two implementation strategies for whiplash guidelines in physiotherapy: a cluster randomised trial
    Trudy Rebbeck
    University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 52:165-74. 2006
    Are implementation strategies involving education any more effective than mere dissemination of clinical practice guidelines in changing physiotherapy practice and reducing patient disability after acute whiplash?
  44. ncbi Chronic upper airway cough syndrome secondary to rhinosinus diseases (previously referred to as postnasal drip syndrome): ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Melvin R Pratter
    Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine at Camden, Suite 312, 3 Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Chest 129:63S-71S. 2006
    ..To review the literature on postnasal drip syndrome (PNDS)-induced cough and the various causes of PNDS. Hereafter, PNDS will be referred to as upper airway cough syndrome (UACS)...
  45. ncbi Development of an implementation strategy for physiotherapy guidelines on low back pain
    Geertruida E Bekkering
    Dutch Institute of Allied Health Care, PO Box 1161, 3800 BD Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Aust J Physiother 49:208-14. 2003
    ..The strategy addressed perceived barriers and discrepancies between current practice and the recommendations of the guidelines...
  46. ncbi Complications of cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:54S-58S. 2006
    ..To review the spectrum and frequency of complications associated with coughing...
  47. ncbi Exploring the gap between knowledge and behavior: a qualitative study of clinician action following an educational intervention
    Tara Kennedy
    Bloorview MacMillan Children s Centre, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 79:386-93. 2004
    ..The authors exposed this knowledge-behavior gap through standardized clinical interactions, thus allowing in-depth exploration of the contributing factors...
  48. ncbi Empirical validation of guidelines for the management of pharyngitis in children and adults
    Warren J McIsaac
    Ray D Wolfe Department of Family Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 291:1587-95. 2004
    ..Recent guidelines for management of pharyngitis vary in their recommendations concerning empirical antibiotic treatment and the need for laboratory confirmation of group A streptococcus (GAS)...
  49. ncbi Assessing equity in clinical practice guidelines
    Antonio Miguel Dans
    Department of Medicine, Philippine General Hospital, Section of Adult Medicine, Taft Avenue, Manila, The Philippines
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:540-6. 2007
    Recognition of the need for systematically developed clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) has increased dramatically over the past 20 years...
  50. ncbi Chronic cough due to bronchiectasis: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Mark J Rosen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave and 16th St, New York, NY 11021, USA
    Chest 129:122S-131S. 2006
    ..The cardinal symptom is a chronic productive cough...
  51. ncbi Adherence to mental health guidelines by Dutch occupational physicians
    David Rebergen
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Public and Occupational Health, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:461-8. 2006
    ..In 2000, the Dutch Association of Occupational Physicians published a national guideline for the management of employees with mental health problems...
  52. ncbi Heart failure in primary care: qualitative study of current management and perceived obstacles to evidence-based diagnosis and management by general practitioners
    Kamlesh Khunti
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:771-7. 2002
    ..Despite the evidence that appropriate treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors can improve morbidity, primary care studies show that patients with heart failure are incorrectly diagnosed and inadequately treated...
  53. ncbi Towards evidence-based clinical practice: an international survey of 18 clinical guideline programs
    Jako S Burgers
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:31-45. 2003
    ..To describe systematically the structures and working methods of guideline programs...
  54. ncbi Care for carers of stroke patients: evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Caroline van Heugten
    Institute for Rehabilitation Research, Hoensbroek, University of Maastricht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 38:153-8. 2006
    ..In this paper new Dutch clinical practice guidelines are presented...
  55. pmc Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
    William M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:967-76. 2003
    ..Electronic information systems have been proposed as one means to reduce medical errors of commission (doing the wrong thing) and omission (not providing indicated care)...
  56. ncbi The lifetime cost of current human immunodeficiency virus care in the United States
    Bruce R Schackman
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Care 44:990-7. 2006
    ..We sought to project the lifetime cost of medical care for human immunodefiency virus (HIV)-infected adults using current antiretroviral therapy (ART) standards...
  57. ncbi Medical nutrition therapy in chronic kidney failure: integrating clinical practice guidelines
    Judith A Beto
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:404-9. 2004
    This review updates earlier published recommendations and integrates current clinical practice guidelines for nutritional care in chronic kidney disease as recommended by the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Dialysis Outcome Quality ..
  58. ncbi Best practice guidelines on informed consent for weight loss surgery patients
    James Sabin
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Psychiatry, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:250-3. 2005
    ..To provide evidence-based guidelines on informed consent and the education that underlies it for legally competent, severely obese weight loss surgery (WLS) patients...
  59. ncbi [The evidence base of clinical practice guidelines, health technology assessments and patient information as a basis for clinical decision-making]
    Gerd Antes
    Deutsches Cochrane Zentrum, Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Medizinische Informatik, Abteilung für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik, Universitat Freiburg, Freiburg
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 98:180-4; discussion 190-2, 214-5. 2004
    ..They can be used for decision making by individuals as well as evidence source for clinical practice guidelines, health technology assessment and patient information.
  60. ncbi Executing clinical practice guidelines using the SAGE execution engine
    Prabhu Ram
    Health Informatics, IDX Systems Corporation, 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:251-5. 2004
    ..In this paper, we describe our test implementation and highlight the significance and implications of each component of our deployment architecture..
  61. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines for bone metabolism and disease in chronic kidney disease: an overview
    George R Bailie
    Albany Nephrology Pharmacy ANephRx Group, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, New York 12208, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1687-707. 2005
    ..developed and oversees the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative, a process that develops clinical practice guidelines in nephrology...
  62. ncbi Racial variations in treatment and outcomes of black and white patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: insights from CRUSADE (Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress Adverse Outcomes With Early Impleme
    Ali F Sonel
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 111:1225-32. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether racial disparities exist for other treatments for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) and how different treatments affect outcomes...
  63. ncbi Communicating sad, bad, and difficult news in medicine
    Lesley Fallowfield
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, BN1 9QG, Falmer, UK
    Lancet 363:312-9. 2004
    ..We focus mainly on difficulties encountered involving parents in an obstetric or paediatric setting, people in acute trauma situations such as accident and emergency departments, and patients with cancer...
  64. ncbi Implementation of clinical practice guidelines for upper respiratory infection in Thailand
    Visanu Thamlikitkul
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 8:47-51. 2004
    To determine the effectiveness of implementing clinical practice guidelines (CPG) on antibiotic prescribing for adults with upper respiratory infection (URI) in terms of the changes in diagnosis and prevalence and patterns of antibiotic ..
  65. ncbi The impact of clinical practice guidelines and clinical trials on treatment decisions
    Gail Darling
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada
    Surg Oncol 11:255-62. 2002
    With increasing numbers of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) becoming available to guide physicians, it is important to understand how guidelines are developed...
  66. ncbi Essential requirements for practice guidelines at national and local levels
    F Nonino
    Centre for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Medical Care CeVEAS, Viale Muratori 201, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:2-7. 2004
    We explored whether local practice guidelines (PGs) on stroke management had undergone a process of local adaptation in relation to the appropriate and feasible configuration of stroke units (SUs)...
  67. ncbi Chronic cough due to acute bronchitis: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Sidney S Braman
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 595 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Chest 129:95S-103S. 2006
    ..Acute bronchitis is a self-limited respiratory disorder, and when the cough persists for >3 weeks, other diagnoses must be considered...
  68. pmc Incidence rates and management of urinary tract infections among children in Dutch general practice: results from a nation-wide registration study
    Wing Yee Kwok
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 6:10. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate incidence rates of urinary tract infections in Dutch general practice and their association with gender, season and urbanisation level, and to analyse prescription and referral in case of urinary tract infections...
  69. ncbi The relation between methods and recommendations in clinical practice guidelines for hypertension and hyperlipidemia
    Atle Fretheim
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    J Fam Pract 51:963-8. 2002
    To assess the association between methods used to develop clinical practice guidelines and the recommendations that are made.
  70. ncbi Development of a complex intervention for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care using the UK Medical Research Council framework
    Molly Byrne
    Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Am J Manag Care 12:261-6. 2006
    ..To apply the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) framework for development and evaluation of trials of complex interventions to a primary healthcare intervention to promote secondary prevention of coronary heart disease...
  71. pmc Outcomes research in the development and evaluation of practice guidelines
    Louise Pilote
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:7. 2002
    b>Practice guidelines have been developed in response to the observation that variations exist in clinical medicine that are not related to variations in the clinical presentation and severity of the disease...
  72. ncbi Improving family practice residents' compliance with asthma practice guidelines
    Adrienne Z Ables
    Spartanburg Family Practice Residency Program, Center for Family Medicine, SC 29303, USA
    Fam Med 34:23-8. 2002
    ..Secondarily, the study assessed the effect of classification on pharmacologic treatment, as outlined by national asthma treatment guidelines...
  73. ncbi Chronic cough due to tuberculosis and other infections: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Mark J Rosen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave and 16th St, New York, NY 11021, USA
    Chest 129:197S-201S. 2006
    ..Although tuberculosis (TB) and other lung infections are common throughout the developing world, they are not among the most common causes of chronic cough...
  74. ncbi Evidence-based medicine, part 6. An introduction to critical appraisal of clinical practice guidelines
    Brent W Sanderlin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX 76107 2729, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:321-4. 2007
    This article provides an introductory step-by-step process to appraise clinical practice guidelines. The authors introduce these principles using a systematic approach and case-based format...
  75. ncbi Impact of the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease in a large dialysis network
    Ron Wald
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:257-66. 2007
    The impact of the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Bone Metabolism and Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease has not been assessed.
  76. pmc Barriers to contraceptive use in product labeling and practice guidelines
    Daniel Grossman
    Ibis Reproductive Health, 2 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:791-9. 2006
    ..Although in some cases additional research is necessary, existing data indicate that evidence-based demedicalization of contraceptive provision could reduce costs and improve access...
  77. ncbi Chronic cough due to chronic bronchitis: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Sidney S Braman
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 595 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Chest 129:104S-115S. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review is to present the evidence for the diagnosis and treatment of cough due to chronic bronchitis, and to make recommendations that will be useful for clinical practice...
  78. ncbi Nonpharmacological treatments in early rheumatoid arthritis: clinical practice guidelines based on published evidence and expert opinion
    Laure Gossec
    Service de Rhumatologie B, CHU de Cochin, 27, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Joint Bone Spine 73:396-402. 2006
    To develop clinical practice guidelines for the use of nonpharmacological treatments in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), using the evidence-based approach and expert opinion.
  79. ncbi Cough and aspiration of food and liquids due to oral-pharyngeal dysphagia: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Carol A Smith Hammond
    Durham VAMC, 508 Fulton St, No 126, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Chest 129:154S-168S. 2006
    ..Cough may be an indicator of aspiration due to oral-pharyngeal dysphagia...
  80. ncbi Chronic cough due to chronic interstitial pulmonary diseases: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Kevin K Brown
    National Jewish Center, 1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Chest 129:180S-185S. 2006
    ..To review the role of chronic interstitial pulmonary disease in the spectrum of causes of cough and its management...
  81. ncbi Effectiveness of report cards based on chart audits of residents' adherence to practice guidelines on practice performance: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer R Kogan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:25-30. 2003
    ..Medical record audits have been used to provide physicians with feedback about their compliance with preventive health and disease management recommendations...
  82. pmc Patterns in the diagnosis and management of benign prostatic hyperplasia in a country that does not have country-specific clinical practice guidelines
    Jae Seung Paick
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Jongno gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:281-8. 2007
    We have evaluated the patterns of diagnostic and treatment practices for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in a country that does not have country-specific clinical practice guidelines.
  83. ncbi HELEN, a modular framework for representing and implementing clinical practice guidelines
    S Skonetzki
    Department of Medical Informatics, Heidelberg University Medical Center, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 43:413-26. 2004
    In order to implement clinical practice guidelines for the Department of Neonatology of the Heidelberg University Medical Center we developed a modular framework consisting of tools for authoring, browsing and executing encoded clinical ..
  84. ncbi Prognostic implications of clinical practice guidelines among hemodialysis patients
    John J Chang
    Medical Service and Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Hemodial Int 10:399-407. 2006
    Although the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has published clinical practice guidelines for the management of risk factors for cardiovascular disease, these guidelines have not been tested rigorously for their effectiveness...
  85. ncbi Chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease--using the ANNA Standards and Practice Guidelines to improve care. Part 1: the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease: the risk factors and complications that contribute to cardiovascular disease
    Patricia B McCarley
    Diablo Nephrology Medical Group, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 33:666-74; quiz 675-6. 2006
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  86. ncbi Which targets in clinical practice guidelines are associated with improved survival in a large dialysis organization?
    Francesca Tentori
    Dialysis Clinic Inc, Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2377-84. 2007
    Professional organizations have developed practice guidelines in the hope of improving clinical outcomes...
  87. pmc Best practice guidelines for the molecular genetic diagnosis of Type 1 (HFE-related) hereditary haemochromatosis
    Caitriona King
    National Centre for Medical Genetics, Our Lady s Children s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland
    BMC Med Genet 7:81. 2006
    ..The UK Clinical Molecular Genetics Society has elaborated a consensus process for the development of disease-specific best practice guidelines for genetic testing.
  88. ncbi Management of nodal indolent (non marginal-zone) non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: practice guidelines from the Italian Society of Hematology, Italian Society of Experimental Hematology and Italian Group for Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Giovanni Barosi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia Clinica, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Haematologica 90:1236-57. 2005
    ..SIE) and the two affiliated societies (SIES and GITMO) commissioned a project to develop clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of nodal indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL)...
  89. ncbi Communication in context: new directions in communication research
    Jozien Bensing
    NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 50:27-32. 2003
    ..Eventually, a broader context view will bridge the existing gap between theory and practice...
  90. pmc EULAR Recommendations 2003: an evidence based approach to the management of knee osteoarthritis: Report of a Task Force of the Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutic Trials (ESCISIT)
    K M Jordan
    Southampton General Hospital, Southampton S016 6YD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:1145-55. 2003
    ..To update the EULAR recommendations for management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) by an evidence based medicine and expert opinion approach...
  91. ncbi Learning with computerized guidelines in general practice?: A randomized controlled trial
    M Butzlaff
    Medical Knowledge Network evidence de and Grönemeyer Institute of Microtherapy, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Germany
    Fam Pract 21:183-8. 2004
    ..Despite wide promulgation, clinical guidelines so far have a limited impact on individual professional learning and on changing daily medical practice...
  92. ncbi The adherence to practice guidelines in the assessment of bone health in women with chemotherapy-induced menopause
    Yee Lu Tham
    Breast Care Center, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, 77030, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:295-8, 304. 2006
    ..05). More emphasis must be given to educating breast cancer survivors with chemotherapy-induced menopause about bone health and its maintenance. Approved therapies to prevent osteoporosis probably are underused in this population...
  93. pmc Implementation of RCGP guidelines for acute low back pain: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Paola Dey
    Centre for Cancer Epidemiology, University of Manchester, Withington
    Br J Gen Pract 54:33-7. 2004
    ..The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has produced guidelines for the management of acute low back pain in primary care...
  94. pmc Quality and methods of developing practice guidelines
    Hugh Cruse
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:1. 2002
    ..It is not known whether there are differences in the quality and recommendations between evidence-based (EB) and consensus-based (CB) guidelines. We used breast cancer guidelines as a case study to assess for these differences...
  95. ncbi Developing clinical performance measures based on the Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative Clinical Practice Guidelines: process, outcomes, and implications
    Jonathan R Sugarman
    Qualis Health, Seattle, WA 98133, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:806-12. 2003
    The National Kidney Foundation-Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF-DOQI) Clinical Practice Guidelines established a widely accepted set of recommendations for high-quality dialysis care...
  96. ncbi KDOQI clinical practice guidelines and clinical practice recommendations--2006 updates
    JoAnne Gilmore
    Nephrol Nurs J 33:487-8. 2006
    ..We know that we as nephrology nurses are crucial for educating the patient with CKD, the patient with ESRD, family members, and caregivers and for re-enforcing their education...
  97. ncbi Systematic review of the diagnosis and management of malignant extradural spinal cord compression: the Cancer Care Ontario Practice Guidelines Initiative's Neuro-Oncology Disease Site Group
    D Andrew Loblaw
    Departments of Radiation Oncology and Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:2028-37. 2005
    ..This systematic review describes the diagnosis and management of adult patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of extradural malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC)...
  98. pmc The impact of new insights and revised practice guidelines on prescribing drugs in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    René Lub
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:660-5. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of new insights and revised guidelines on initial and follow-up treatment with antihyperglycaemic drugs over the period 1998-2003...
  99. pmc Prevalence of depression-PTSD comorbidity: implications for clinical practice guidelines and primary care-based interventions
    Duncan G Campbell
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:711-8. 2007
    ..Compared to those with depression alone, depressed patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience more severe psychiatric symptomatology and factors that complicate treatment...
  100. ncbi Lack of adherence to practice guidelines for women with atypical glandular cells on cervical cytology
    Kathryn E Sharpless
    Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:501-6. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the rates and types of evaluation in women with atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance (AGC-US) on cervical cytology and to assess these findings on the basis of published management guidelines...
  101. ncbi Habit cough, tic cough, and psychogenic cough in adult and pediatric populations: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:174S-179S. 2006
    ..To review the literature on habit, tic, and psychogenic cough, and to make evidence-based recommendations regarding diagnosis and treatment...

Research Grants83

  1. C. Difficile Outcomes and Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies in SCI
    Charlesnika T Evans; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The key variables for the study are the CDI related variables, which are based on published clinical practice guidelines. The pilot data and the added validation plan are reassuring support for these measures (CDI, failure, ..
  2. Antenatal Betamethasone in Late Preterm Gestation Lambs
    SATYANARAYANA LAKSHMINRUSIMHA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Practice guidelines of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommend tocolysis and glucocorticoids ..
  3. Effect of D-cycloserine on treatment of PTSD in youth
    Michael S Scheeringa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..therapies (CBT) is a recommended intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in practice guidelines based on meta-analyses of randomized studies...
  4. Quality Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS): high-quality care
    Francesca Tentori; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dialysis providers often use the facility proportion of patients meeting practice guidelines (CPG) targets as an indicator of quality of care delivered...
  5. Coping Skills Training in Heart Failure: Outcomes and Mechanisms
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sample of 200 HF outpatients, who are receiving medical treatment for HF according to current clinical practice guidelines. The CST intervention, delivered over the telephone, is designed reduce stress and depression and to ..
  6. Clinical trial of air cleaners to improve indoor air quality and COPD health
    Nadia N Hansel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We anticipate that results from this study will inform clinical practice guidelines and health care policies aimed at reducing COPD morbidity...
  7. A Novel Approach to Phosphorus Lowering in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Joachim H Ix; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The KDIGO international clinical practice guidelines recommend targeting Pi within the normal range and recommends using oral phosphorus binders (OPBs) to do so...
  8. Vascular Structure and Function in Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation
    Jonathan Himmelfarb; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recognition of these advantages is reflected in clinical practice guidelines as well as clinical performance measures utilized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...
  9. Individualized Treatment Strategies and Optimal Hematocrit Target for Complex Dia
    DENNIS JOSEPH COTTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1 K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation, Classification, and Stratification PART 7...
  10. Risk of Cancer in Incidental Findings Identified on Ultrasound Imaging
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will use the results of these analyses to develop evidence-based practice guidelines for the management of incidental findings identified on ultrasound imaging.
  11. Reducing Weight and Diabetes Risk in an Underserved Population
    Carla A Green; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..calorie reduction, dietary changes, and increased energy expenditure, and is based on current clinical practice guidelines for treating obesity and cardiovascular disease...
  12. GHSU/WSU Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network
    Michael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Category II women, significantly increasing pregnancy outcomes, and leading to rewriting of Ob/Gyn and REI practice guidelines. Additionally, serum and endometrial specimens will be placed in a biorepository for future biomarker, ..
  13. Genetic Disorder of Mucocilary Clearance
    Michael R Knowles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..studies will provide insight into disease pathogenesis that will direct development of Clinical Practice Guidelines for these disorders;and 3)longitudinal studies and pilot projects will define outcome measures for future ..
  14. Disparities in Progression to Renal Replacement Therapy
    Stephen F Derose; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..burden, risk factor control, and the management of chronic disease according to established clinical practice guidelines. We will examine the time to ESRD and death from different starting points defined by kidney function, as ..
  15. Computer Simulation of Acute Coronary Syndrome Care in the Emergency Department
    DANIEL JOSEPH FRANCE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and others have developed and endorsed practice guidelines for ACS, many of which emphasize the temporal dimension of care...
  16. EFFECTS OF BARIATRIC SURGERY ON GLUCOSE HOMEOSTASIS IN TYPE-2 DIABETES
    Samuel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results from this study could influence curren clinical practice guidelines for the selection of patients who have T2DM for bariatric surgery based on the duration of disease...
  17. A Family Partnership Intervention for Heart Failure
    Sandra Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide data upon which future clinical practice guidelines can be based and will establish priorities for patient care according to which interventions are linked to ..
  18. Pittsburgh Pelvic Floor Research Program
    Halina M Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..vendor independent evidence to guide surgeons'selection of specific graft materials and evidence-based practice guidelines for management of mesh complications...
  19. Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care
    BONNIE L GANCE-CLEVELAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner's (NAPNAP) developed family-centered, culturally sensitive, clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for obesity prevention...
  20. Oral Trehalose Therapy to Reverse Arterial Aging in Middle-Aged and Older Adults
    RACHELLE ELIZABETH KAPLON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Overall, the proposed research project has the potential to influence clinical practice guidelines by establishing a novel, easy to deliver, cost-effective therapy with antioxidant and autophagy-promoting ..
  21. AccuTemp Sensor: Radiometry based non-invasive continuous core body temperature m
    DOUGLAS O REUDINK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Accurate body temperature monitoring is being emphasized in new physician practice guidelines with some ties to performance including a 2% reimbursement penalty to anesthesiologists not meeting the ..
  22. Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis: ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical
    Sandra Zelman Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..process of developing the Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis: ACCP Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines, 9th Edition (AT9) that will be published as a CHEST supplement in January 2012...
  23. A Test of an Intervention to Improve Pap Testing Among Women with HIV
    Jeanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HIV clinical practice guidelines recommend two Pap tests in the year following diagnosis, and if both are normal, yearly thereafter...
  24. Disclosing Genomic Incidental Findings in a Cancer Biobank: An ELSI Experiment
    Susan M Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  25. Elective Induction of Labor and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Darios Getahun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our results could immediately affect clinical practice by helping women and providers make more informed choices together. They will also provide a solid foundation for practice guidelines and policy making.
  26. Biobehavioral Bases &Management of Type 2 Diabetes and Depression
    Neil Schneiderman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..given to both SC and CALM-D participants, SC patients will be treated in accordance with ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines (2005) and also assessed by project staff at baseline, 6 months and 1 year...
  27. Family Planning & Preconception HIV testing
    LINDA E HOCK LONG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Given the critical role that health care providers play in institutionalizing practice guidelines and influencing patient receptivity to services, we hypothesize that the integration of a brief, evidence-..
  28. QuitAdvisorOB: A tool for delivering smoking cessation guidance to pregnant women
    Jamie L Studts; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..patient-tailored smoking cessation counseling, while facilitating provider adherence to evidence- based practice guidelines. During Phase I, we will develop content and mock-ups of the proposed tool, create a web-based functioning ..
  29. Comparative effectiveness of ECG screening in children with Attention Deficit Hyp
    Laurel K Leslie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..further and provide professional organizations with urgently needed information on which to base pediatric practice guidelines. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Over the last three years, FDA committees and professional organizations have ..
  30. Adapting Electronic Medical Record to Measure Medical Outcomes in ASD Populations
    RUTH ANN BUSH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..estimates of the utility of the treatments let alone robust data needed for development of standard practice guidelines. The goal of this research is to create the necessary data warehouse to support the comparative ..
  31. Improving the Quality of In-hospital Pediatric Resuscitation
    Robert Michael Sutton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CPR during adult resuscitations typically does not comply with American Heart Association (AHA) clinical practice guidelines. CPR monitoring defibrillators with audiovisual feedback improve adult CPR quality and clinical outcomes...
  32. Development of a Point-Of-Care Test for Determining Bilirubin in Whole Blood
    PETER MICHAEL GAVIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised their clinical practice guidelines for managing hyperbilirubinemia in 2004...
  33. Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS)
    Peter C Wyer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..provided by applicant): Background: Recent revised standards from the Institute of Medicine for clinical practice guidelines and reviews of comparative effectiveness research have been joined by new challenges in public ..
  34. Facilitating adoption of COPD evidence-based care in outpatient settings (FACES)
    Laura Cecere Feemster; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study to determine patient and provider characteristics associated with adherence to evidence-based best-practice guidelines for COPD management;2) perform a qualitative study to better understand patient and provider perspectives ..
  35. Developing Quality Measures to Assess Pediatric Inpatient Respiratory Care
    Rita Mangione-Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Significant gaps exist between evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and the health services provided to the nation's youth...
  36. Guideline Implementation to Decrease Inappropriate Bacteriuria Treatment
    BARBARA WELLS TRAUTNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..strategy will result in measurable changes in clinicians'knowledge and attitudes concerning ABU practice guidelines. Our second objective is to assess through surveys the effect of the implementation on clinicians'..
  37. University of Iowa Older Adults CERT
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Under-use of certain medications like beta blockers or ACE inhibitors is also of concern. Whereas clinical practice guidelines exist and departures from optimal practice are well-documented for specific diseases, it is not known ..
  38. Adequate Breast Milk for Improved Health of Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants
    Leslie A Parker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Without this evidence, practice guidelines cannot be developed to guide mothers who want to provide breast milk to their VLBW infants, and these ..
  39. Developing Novel Methods to Elucidate Mechanisms of Pediatric Sleep Apnea
    Brian M McGinley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Practice guidelines recommend adenotonsillectomy as first-line therapy for otherwise healthy children with OSA...
  40. Managing Incidental Findings in the Genomic Era
    JANET K contact WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..disclosure of genomic IFs, and will serve as a baseline for recommendations concerning future research and practice guidelines in this area...
  41. Reduction of Tobacco Exposure in Pregnancy and Infancy
    Ayman El Mohandes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a brief, clinic-based intervention to prevent ETS exposure during infancy that is consistent with clinical practice guidelines. The George Washington University Medical Center with its Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences and ..
  42. Communicating Genetic Test Results by Telephone: A Randomized Trial
    Angela R Bradbury; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We expect this translational genomic research to inform evidence based practice guidelines and potentially change the paradigm of delivery of genetic services within, and beyond oncology...
  43. Evaluation of a Hepatitis B Outreach Intervention for Cambodians
    Victoria M Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..5% of the general US population. Practice guidelines specify that all immigrants from areas of the world with endemic hepatitis B should receive serologic ..
  44. Multi-source clinical Question Answering system
    Guergana Savova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of resources, such as paper or electronic charts, trial protocols, published biomedical articles, or best-practice guidelines for care...
  45. DISCLOSING A DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS: ANALYSIS OF A TRIADIC HEALTHCARE ENCOUNTER
    Brian D Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Rationale. Results from this project can guide the development of empirically-based clinical practice guidelines and educational materials for physicians, patients, and family members to help them have productive ..
  46. Decision Aid for Cigarette Smokers Undergoing Surgery
    David O Warner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Tobacco use is the single most important preventable cause of disease, including cancer. Practice guidelines provide recommendations for clinician-provided tobacco interventions (the "5As"), which include strong, ..
  47. Tongue-pressure timing for liquid flow detection and control in swallowing
    CATRIONA MARGARET STEELE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..our understanding of the role of tongue pressure application in swallowing, and will advise future best-practice guidelines for dysphagia assessment and intervention...
  48. Care Management Technology to Facilitate Depression Care in Safety Net Diabetes C
    Shinyi Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Depression and Diabetes Program developed and tested by the research team, which applies evidence-based practice guidelines and is responsive to known barriers to treatment among patients in safety net clinics...
  49. Quality of Care and Outcomes of Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia
    Peter K Lindenauer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..physicians in the treatment of individual patients and aid experts in developing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Information we discover about physician practice patterns will also help quality officers and policy-..
  50. Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines in the Emergency Department
    Stacy Trent; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mortality, and health care costs,2-3 are initially treated in the ED,3 nd all have ED based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) that impact patient outcomes...
  51. Implementation and Dissemination of Tobacco Cessation Strategies in Free Clinics
    KRISTIE L FOLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will test the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in the free clinic setting, whereby having a significantly positive impact on the health of the uninsured.
  52. 1/2-Prevention of Relapse &Recurrence of Bipolar Depression
    Robert J Derubeis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To date, initial and long-term therapy of BP I MDE has been based on un-validated practice guidelines. These guidelines recommend limiting antidepressant drug (AD) use during initial therapy of BP I MDE, and ..
  53. Adoption Fidelity and Effectiveness of Alcohol SBIRT in Dental Practice
    James Alan Neff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..level (more recent training, more preventive orientation, greater professional familiarity with clinical practice guidelines and professional association initiatives) and practice level (larger practices with greater resources, ..
  54. Genomic Medicine Pilot For Hypertension And Kidney Disease In Primary Care
    Carol R Horowitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to enable point of care Clinical Decision Support (CDS) for primary care providers advising renal care practice guidelines with our without genomic APOL1 risk information...
  55. Relation of Primary Care Practice Variation to the Prevention of CVD and Diabetes
    THOMAS MICHAEL VOGT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will demonstrate the range in adherence to practice guidelines (which preliminary data suggest is very wide) in managing diabetes and CVD risk and the relation of that ..
  56. Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Policy Model: Trends, Risk Factors and Screening
    Chin Hur; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be to use the results to design clinical trials, guide policy decisions and inform evidence-based practice guidelines. The multidisciplinary research team assembled for this project has expertise in all aspects of simulation ..
  57. University of Miami Vision Loss Prevention Translational Research Center
    David J Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a "systems-approach" to integrate and implement into primary care and ocular tertiary health care, clinical practice guidelines for smoking cessation...
  58. MAINTAINING NONSMOKING
    Gary L Humfleet; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..framework to intervene on five areas important in relapse prevention, according to the 2000 Practice Guidelines. These areas are fluctuating motivation, depression, withdrawal, weight gain, and social support...
  59. Alcohol SBIRT Implementation in an HMO: Non-Physician Providers vs. Physicians
    JENNIFER RENE MERTENS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It has been recommended in national practice guidelines (including NIAAA's Clinician's Guide), but has not been widely implemented in general health care ..
  60. The Pharmacogenomic Control of Clopidogrel Response in Acute Coronary Syndromes
    STUART ALEXANDER SCOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..anticoagulant warfarin and the antiplatelet clopidogrel, and he has co-authored clinical pharmacogenetic practice guidelines for both of these agents...
  61. Vision In Preschoolers - Hyperopia in Children (VIP-HIP)
    Marjean T Kulp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for children detected with amblyopia or strabismus are clear, but no evidencebased management guidelines ..
  62. Guideline-based surveillance and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jessica A Davila; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Clinical practice guidelines outline recommendations for HCC surveillance and treatment of HCC...
  63. ADOPTION OF CANCER PAIN GUIDELINES IN MANAGED CARE
    MILDRED SOLOMON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Control clinics will receive Fallon's standard strategy for disseminating new practice guidelines, which involves the circulation of printed summaries and a brief one-time overview...
  64. Tobacco Cessation via Doctors of Chiropractic
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..intervention protocols, the intervention will be based on Cognitive Learning Theory and the Clinical Practice Guidelines and will also incorporate Motivational Interviewing techniques...
  65. CONFERENCE: EFFECTIVENESS/OUTCOMES-HEALTH CARE SERVICES
    KAREN O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..and 2) to further clarify for the profession the methods to coordinate, develop, disseminate and evaluate practice guidelines. The specific aims of the conference are to 1) describe nursing's role and accountability to society to ..
  66. Family-Focused Therapy as Early Treatment for Youth at Risk for Bipolar Disorder
    David Miklowitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..All children who require pharmacotherapy will receive it from study psychiatrists following best- practice guidelines. Participants in phase II will be examined over one year to test the hypothesis that FFT is more effective ..
  67. GRADE - Moving Towards a Consensus on a Consistent Approach to Grading Evidence
    Yngve Falck Ytter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Grading evidence and recommendations of clinical practice guidelines help decision- makers implement evidence-based practices...
  68. EVALUATION OF A GUIDELINE-BASED DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM
    David Lobach; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Numerous clinical practice guidelines have been developed to improve the quality and lower the cost of health care. Unfortunately, these guidelines often fail to be used in clinical practice...
  69. Colon Polyp Surveillance with DNA Analysis of Stool
    Philip Schoenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION: Clinical practice guidelines state that individuals with a history of colon adenomas should undergo surveillance colonoscopy to identify and remove newly formed colon adenomas...
  70. ADENOIDECTOMY FOR OTITIS MEDIA IN 2/3 YEAR OLD CHILDREN
    Margaretha Casselbrant; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In their "Clinical Practice Guidelines, Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children", the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research of the U.S...
  71. Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected Veterans
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Practice guidelines have recommended HCC surveillance for patients with hepatitis C at high risk of developing HCC...
  72. Medical Liability and Patient Safety Guidelines Project
    LYNN MARIE CRIDER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Craft a safe harbor rule defining the legal standard of care in terms of state- endorsed practice guidelines so for the Oregon to adopt. "Develop a plan to evaluate the effectiveness of the change, when enacted...
  73. COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL-RUSH UNIV JOINT INTERNET PROJECT
    Kevin Lane; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..accessing Internet medical resources, such as NIH/NLM access to medical databases, patient information, and practice guidelines, and the use of telemedicine. Many CCH graduates work in underserved, low income and high risk communities...
  74. Development of a Point-Of-Care Test for Determining Bilirubin in Whole Blood
    WAI LAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised their clinical practice guidelines for managing hyperbilirubinemia in 2004...
  75. USUAL CARE VS. CHOICE OF ALTERNATIVE RX: LOW BACK PAIN
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Chiropractic, acupuncture and massage therapy scope of practice guidelines for the treatment of acute low back pain have been developed as have detailed data tracking procedures to ..
  76. Practice Variation in Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    MARJORIE MERRICK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Practice guidelines have been published, but it is unknown whether they are appropriate for and adhered to in community ..
  77. A Population-Based Analysis of Mediastinal Staging for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Farhood Farjah; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..However, an evidence-based approach to staging has yet to be established and practice guidelines do not provide consistent recommendations...
  78. SOFTWARE EFFECT ON PROMOTING ADHERENCE TO CHF GUIDELINES
    Lawrence Baruch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Association, American College of Cardiology, and Heart Failure Society of America have developed clinical practice guidelines to promote evidence-based standards of care in the management of cardiovascular disease...
  79. A STRUCTURED CRITERIA REVIEW PROCESS FOR FOUR SURGICAL P
    J Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 1991
    b>Practice guidelines, appropriateness criteria and other parameters based on outcome and effectiveness research are gaining increased acceptance as a way to improve clinical outcomes and quality of care...
  80. Prostate Cancer Education in African American Men
    STEPHEN LEPORE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..There is no national consensus on screening for CaP, but practice guidelines recommend educating men, especially high-risk men, about the benefits and harms of CaP screening to support ..
  81. Impact of Dialysis Workflow Decision Support on Conformance to KDOQI Guidelines
    JOHN HARTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): KDOQI clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) improve dialysis patient care but their complexity makes them difficult to integrate into the dialysis clinic...
  82. Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)
    Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..has collaborated to reduce excess antibiotic use in Colorado by developing and disseminating clinical practice guidelines and practice profiles to 2600 primary care physicians throughout the state...
  83. Improving Anti-Thrombotic Use in Stroke Prevention
    Rebecca Beyth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Clinical practice guidelines recommend that most atrial fibrillation patients receive life-long anticoagulation; only about one-third of ..