• Therapy in compliance with IDSA/ATS guidelines decreased risk of sepsis (odds ratio, 0.83), renal failure (odds ratio, 0.79), and in-hospital mortality (odds ratio, 0.70) compared to non-compliant therapy. (doctorslounge.com)
  • THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) - Adherence to secondary prevention guidelines for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with reduced mortality, according to a study published online March 5 in the Journal of the American Heart Association . (physiciansweekly.com)
  • Mortality was significantly lower with each additional guideline recommendation achieved (hazard ratios, 0.89 and 0.92 for 30- and 90-day models, respectively). (physiciansweekly.com)
  • Guideline adherence and dosing safety appeared to provide independent and complementary information on hospital bleeding and mortality, supporting the need for broader metrics of quality that should include measures of both guideline-based care and safety. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • We analyzed adherence rates to contemporary guidelines regarding inguinal lymph node dissection (ILND) for squamous cell carcinoma of the penis, as well as ILND association with cancer specific mortality (CSM), and complication rates. (urotoday.com)
  • Recent studies and audits suggest poor adherence to the international guidelines and inconsistent therapeutic results, both in the longterm management of stable asthma and in the management of acute exacerbations, causing preventable morbidity and mortality. (eaaci.org)
  • 30-day-mortality and in-hospital mortality were lower (OR = 0.48, p = 0.003 and OR = 0.46, p = 0.001) in the guideline adherent group, compared to the non-adherent group. (springer.com)
  • PCPs had more concerns about adverse events with PPIs [e.g. osteoporosis (P = 0.04), community-acquired pneumonia (P = 0.01)] and higher level of concern predicted lower guideline adherence (P = 0.04). (ru.nl)
  • We examined baseline rates of adherence to cancer screening guidelines in 2008 and factors associated with adherence in 2009 among participants who were initially nonadherent. (cdc.gov)
  • The effectiveness of EWPs for increasing cancer screening is limited by low HRA participation rates, high rates of adherence to screening at baseline, and failure of nonadherent participants to get screening. (cdc.gov)
  • HRs for cancer incidence among those without baseline chronic diseases and who met one, two, three, or four guidelines versus zero guidelines were 0.93 (95% confidence intervals, 0.71-1.21), 0.85 (0.65-1.12), 0.70 (0.51-0.97), and 0.55 (0.31-0.99), respectively. (nih.gov)
  • Consequently, high-intensity statin therapy before hospital discharge after ACS is a Class I, Level of Evidence: A guideline-recommendation, irrespective of baseline LDL-C level (5) . (onlinejacc.org)
  • Adherence to US 1995 Dietary Guidelines was estimated by Healthy Eating Index scores adapted to the food frequency questionnaire by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and given at baseline entry to the WHI-OS (1994-1998). (arvojournals.org)
  • A cumulative adherence score was constructed with the use of baseline data on body size, diet, physical activity, and alcohol consumption. (aspph.org)
  • Purpose To assess whether adherence to dietary guidelines at baseline is associated with the incidence of visual impairment among older persons after 10 years. (edu.au)
  • Using the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) Registry and 2004 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines that were not proactively distributed to HCRN providers, the authors previously found high adherence to surgical recommendations but poor adherence to intravenous (IV) antibiotic duration recommendations. (thejns.org)
  • A statistically significant association was observed between guideline adherence and concentrations of circulating 25(OH)D. For 1,25(OH) 2 D concentrations, high adherence was again significantly related to greater metabolite concentrations, with mean ± SE concentrations of 36.3 ± 1.3 pg/mL and 31.9 ± 1.0 pg/mL for high- and low-adherers, respectively. (aspph.org)
  • The purpose of the study was to evaluate vaccinations, immunization status, and consequent therapeutic management in children with IBD diagnosed before and after June 2012, when the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition published a commentary on risk and prevention of infections in children with IBD and adapted the 2009 European Crohn's and Colitis Organization adult guidelines for children. (medscape.com)
  • From November 2009 to March 2011, we conducted a prospective cohort study at Boston Children's Hospital ED to evaluate adherence rates to the PALS guidelines for children with septic shock. (aappublications.org)
  • This study aims to evaluate our local inpatient practices in children with CAP and to identify clinical parameters likely to influence adherence to guidelines, in order to better understand eventual gaps in our medical approaches. (frontiersin.org)
  • I. To evaluate adherence of oncology health care providers to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines for cancer survivorship care in colorectal cancer (CRC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cancers. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • To evaluate the impact of this educational initiative on documented adherence and compliance with NCCN guidelines for NSCLC and CRC survivorship care by oncology health care providers. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Objective This study aimed to evaluate the impact of antiemetic guidelines adherence on the incidence of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) and patient quality of life. (springer.com)
  • The aim of this population-based study was to evaluate the impact of quality indicators on the adherence to guidelines for renal cell carcinoma (RCC). (diva-portal.org)
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate Swedish cardiac rehabilitation programme characteristics and adherence to European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. (diva-portal.org)
  • The main objectives of the current study were therefore to evaluate adherence to secondary prevention guidelines and outcome 2 years after AMI. (biomedcentral.com)
  • examined rheumatologists' adherence to the hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) dosing guidelines published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2011 and revised in 2016. (aao.org)
  • Recommended maximum starting doses were calculated using 2 formulas based on either ideal body weight (per 2011 guidelines) or actual weight (per 2016 guidelines). (aao.org)
  • In May 2016, the paper Adherence to ARRIVE Guidelines in Chinese Journal Reports on Neoplasms in Animals was published on Plos One, in which the author evaluated the quality of reports on neoplasms area animal experiment financed by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) published on Chinese journals on the basis of ARRIVE Guidelines [ 10 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • Also, a later year of diagnosis (2007 vs. 2003) was associated with greater likelihood of receiving guideline-based treatment regardless of disease stage. (mdedge.com)
  • Guidelines consistency was observed more with acute (A) than with delayed (D) prevention of CINV, with significant differences in complete control between the guideline adherent group (GAG) and the guideline nonadherent group (GNG). (springer.com)
  • In many institutions around the globe, evidence-based guidelines have been developed to advance the proper use of SAP. (nih.gov)
  • This remarkable reduction in deaths in New York State exemplifies our continued commitment to evidence-based guidelines. (redorbit.com)
  • These evidence-based guidelines provide practitioners assistance in evaluating and treating certain common musculoskeletal pathologies. (frontiersin.org)
  • 15 18 ] Compliance with guidelines however seems to be as problematic as developing them in the first place, evidence-based guidelines and systematic reviews have flourished, but seem to have had little impact on actual primary care practices. (chiro.org)
  • Phase 1: 6-month audit of prescriptions to investigate adherence rate to evidence-based guidelines. (who.int)
  • Designing and testing automatically populated VTE risk stratification tools may facilitate translation of evidence-based guidelines into routine clinical practice. (journalofhospitalmedicine.com)
  • In 2011, it convened a panel to develop evidence-based guidelines to "optimize entry into and retention in care and ART adherence" and to monitor these processes. (patientcareonline.com)
  • Descriptive, qualitative, cross-sectional study of a purposeful sample of six Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs) with high and low adherence to six CPGs, as measured by external chart review audits. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This audit aimed to determine whether Scarborough Hospital was following these guidelines and compared the results with the national average. (ovid.com)
  • Results Nine jurisdictions had guidelines covering the two colorectal vignettes. (whiterose.ac.uk)
  • Meeting the ACS smoking and body weight/physical activity/dietary/alcohol guidelines for cancer prevention is associated with reductions in cancer incidence in low-income and African American populations. (nih.gov)
  • Linear regression analysis was conducted to determine the relationship between socio-demographic factors and dietary adherence. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Adherence to the broad US 1995 Dietary Guidelines was associated with reduced risk for nuclear cataract even in this relatively healthy and homogeneous sample of women and is therefore likely to lower risk for cataract in the broader general population. (arvojournals.org)
  • Significantly lower cancer incidence was found among never smokers and non/moderate alcohol drinkers, but not among those meeting guidelines for obesity, physical activity, and diet. (nih.gov)
  • Adjusted for these factors and current age, women forced to have sex had significantly lower odds of being within screening guidelines (OR = 0.32, CI:0.20-0.53). (aacrjournals.org)
  • However, little is known about whether these programs result in improved adherence to cancer screening guidelines or how participants' characteristics affect subsequent screening. (cdc.gov)
  • Suburban/urban residence and more frequent doctor visits predicted adherence to breast and colorectal cancer screening guidelines. (cdc.gov)
  • Improving overall adherence to cancer screening guidelines among employees will require efforts to increase HRA participation, stronger interventions for nonadherent participants, and better access to screening for rural employees. (cdc.gov)
  • Our objective was to determine if a history of forced sex influenced the likelihood of meeting risk-appropriate cervical cancer (CC) screening guidelines among women in Appalachian Ohio. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Significant factors were included in a multivariable regression model assessing the association between exposure to forced sex and meeting CC screening guidelines. (aacrjournals.org)
  • This population needs additional efforts to ensure adherence to CC screening guidelines. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The objective of the current study was to determine the effect of provider complete adherence to the first antenatal care guidelines on the risk of maternal and neonatal complications in a low resource setting. (biomedcentral.com)
  • A structured and thorough report with use of standardized terminology may increase adherence to international guidelines. (eur.nl)
  • The effects of complete adherence on risk of maternal and neonatal complications were estimated and expressed as relative risks (RRs) with their 95% confidence intervals (CI) adjusted for a potential clustering effect of health facilities. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Complete adherence to guidelines pertained to the care of 48.5% of women. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 1 , 2 The American Heart Association, in 2010, updated the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) septic shock guidelines, although the standards for sepsis care have remained essentially unchanged for more than a decade. (aappublications.org)
  • Our study suggests that the significant reduction in observed bleeding rates may be related to adherence to practice guideline-recommended care. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although clinical practice guidelines should never obviate the need to consider carefully the peculiarities of a given clinical scenario, our findings provide an additional support for such guidelines as a high-quality, default path of care for adults sufficiently ill to require non-intensive care unit hospitalization," McCabe and colleagues conclude. (doctorslounge.com)
  • Yale University-led researchers investigated how "guideline-concordant" care-involving patient monitoring, testing, and multidisciplinary care, such as mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and physical rehabilitation-affects the risks of long-term opioid therapy (LtOT) for pain. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Important risk factors associated with HAIs are the use of invasive medical devices (e.g. central lines, urinary catheters and mechanical ventilators) that breach the body's normal defence mechanisms, and poor staff adherence to infection prevention practices during insertion and care for the devices when in place. (cochrane.org)
  • Patient Characteristics and Adherence of Care Processes to Current Guidelines. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This conference focuses on improving Dementia Care in Hospital, ensuring adherence to the 2018 NICE Guidelines and learning from the National Dementia Audit. (exhibitions.co.uk)
  • Treatment guideline adherence has been proposed as a potential measure of the quality of cancer care. (mdedge.com)
  • to analyze adherence to the nursing guidelines for home care of bone marrow transplant recipients from an ecosystem perspective. (bvsalud.org)
  • part of the users followed only the guidelines that best adapted to their daily lives and, for others, after hospital discharge, they caused doubts and insecurities regarding the care to be performed at home. (bvsalud.org)
  • Adherence to best practice guidelines in dyspepsia: a survey comparing dyspepsia experts, community gastroenterologists and primary-care providers. (ru.nl)
  • AIM: To compare adherence to 'best practice' guidelines among dyspepsia experts, community gastroenterologists and primary-care providers (PCPs). (ru.nl)
  • Guidelines for antenatal care exist to support the health care provider to maximize this potential. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Forty-four percent of clean and 65% of clean-contaminated procedures showed noncompliance with the recommended surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis hospital guidelines. (hindawi.com)
  • Although adherence [to stage-specific treatment guidelines] has increased over the past 5 years, significant variability still exists," Dr. Ryaz B. Chagpar said during a plenary session at a symposium sponsored by the Society of Surgical Oncology. (mdedge.com)
  • Adherence for stage I and low-risk stage II colon cancer was defined as surgical resection. (mdedge.com)
  • For stage II high-risk disease, adherence was defined as the consideration of adjuvant chemotherapy following surgical resection. (mdedge.com)
  • The only difference for stage IV adherence was the recommendation of chemotherapy, independent of whether surgical resection was performed, he explained. (mdedge.com)
  • The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has developed guidelines that recommend annual retinal screening and visual acuity assessment of Indigenous Australians and biennial assessment of non-Indigenous Australians with diabetes but without significant risk factors for retinopathy (longer diabetes duration, poor glycaemic control, elevated blood pressure or blood lipid levels). (mja.com.au)
  • Adherence to guidelines for managing the well-appearing febrile infant: assessment using a case-based, interactive survey. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Early intended discharge with reluctance to return for follow-up (most common reason), inappropriate counselling by a referring paediatrician, and discordance between laboratory value and clinical assessment were the key factors that led to non-adherence to available guidelines for the initiation of phototherapy. (scielo.org.za)
  • a See Clinical and Laboratory Monitoring of Pediatric HIV Infection regarding the frequency of adherence assessment after initiating or changing therapy. (nih.gov)
  • 1.1.16 Do not use a risk assessment tool for people who are at high risk of developing CVD because of familial hypercholesterolaemia (see familial hypercholesterolaemia [NICE guideline CG or other inherited disorders of lipid metabolism. (nice.org.uk)
  • Take this into account when using risk scores to inform treatment decisions in this group (see the NICE guideline on obesity: identification, assessment and management ). (nice.org.uk)
  • Current diabetes management guidelines offer blueprints for providers, yet type 2 diabetes control is often poor in disadvantaged populations. (springer.com)
  • Concern that poor adherence among persons engaged in high-risk behaviors will foster development and transmission of resistant virus [Hecht et al. (hivguidelines.org)
  • Active substance or alcohol use is one of the few relatively consistent predictors of poor adherence but past history of drug or alcohol abuse is not [Haubrich et al. (hivguidelines.org)
  • Active mental illness, in particular depression, is consistently associated with poor adherence [Avants et al. (hivguidelines.org)
  • We found a relatively poor adherence rate to these guidelines. (ebscohost.com)
  • Facilities with a successful record of guideline adherence tend to deliver more timely, individualized and non-punitive feedback to providers about their adherence than facilities with a poor record of guideline adherence. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 1,2 Poor adherence will result in subtherapeutic plasma antiretroviral (ARV) drug concentrations, facilitating the development of resistance to one or more drugs in a given regimen and possible cross-resistance to other drugs in the same class. (nih.gov)
  • Poor adherence to ARV drugs is commonly encountered in the treatment of children and adolescents living with HIV. (nih.gov)
  • However, no consistent predictors of either good or poor adherence in children have been identified. (nih.gov)
  • Lack of awareness of the available SAP guidelines, influence of initial training, personal preference and influence from colleagues were among the factors which hindered the surgeons' adherence to SAP guidelines. (nih.gov)
  • Lack of adherence to hospital protocols is not uncommon. (hindawi.com)
  • The discrepancy between the adherence rates may point to gaps in the provision or uptake of screening services in Indigenous communities, or a lack of awareness of the guidelines. (mja.com.au)
  • The gathered evidence found food insecurity is associated with a lack of control in sexual relationships, an increase in transactional sex, and reduced ART adherence. (who.int)
  • Guidelines recommend annual mammography after curative-intent treatment for breast cancer. (nih.gov)
  • The choice of antibiotics was consistent with guidelines but treatment duration, indication and length of hospitalization still need to be improved. (frontiersin.org)
  • Several guidelines exist for the treatment of hypertension, but the most widely accepted is the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC VII). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Non-adherence to ARV therapy may result not only in reduced treatment efficacy but also in the selection of drug-resistant HIV strains [Bangsberg et al. (hivguidelines.org)
  • This chapter discusses the general importance of adherence for all HIV-infected persons and presents specific issues that are unique to substance users or that may affect their treatment. (hivguidelines.org)
  • Although there are several published guidelines for the management of gout, actual treatment of gout is inconsistent with these guidelines in many respects. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The authors assessed the association between all-cause death and adherence to six or seven secondary prevention guidelines, including medical treatment, cardiovascular risk factor control, and lifestyle approaches. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • There was good adherence to the national guidelines for almost all the treatment modalities listed. (diva-portal.org)
  • Non-adherence to oral antibiotics for community paediatric pneumonia treatment in Malawi - A qualitative investigation. (bioportfolio.com)
  • There is no clear evidence that either adherence to IDSA guidelines or duration of treatment longer than recommended is associated with reduction in reinfection rates. (thejns.org)
  • Colon cancer guideline adherence is a potentially attractive quality measure since consensus on treatment standards exists among several agencies including the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) , the American Society for Clinical Oncology , and the National Quality Forum , he said. (mdedge.com)
  • Guideline-directed secondary preventive goals were defined as optimally controlled blood pressure, serum cholesterol, glucose, regular physical activity, smoking cessation and pharmacological treatment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 4-6 Several studies have demonstrated that adherence is not static and can vary with time on treatment. (nih.gov)
  • Population mean total, low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TC, LDL-C and HDL-C) and triglyceride (TG) concentrations, prevalence of dyslipidaemia, and treatment according to 2001 and 2005 Australian guideline target levels. (edu.au)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to current guidelines, children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often don't receive required vaccines and are not properly screened before initiation of biologics, a multicenter study from Europe reveals. (medscape.com)
  • Other guidelines, such as immunizing at urgent visits, are potentially effective but their costs and logistics need further study. (aappublications.org)
  • Diana Marshall (Senior Managing Editor) and Daniel Shanahan (Associate Publisher) of BioMed Central introduce a pilot experiment starting at four BMC-series journals that aims to help authors find the relevant reporting guideline for their study. (equator-network.org)
  • But where there were once only a few guidelines, the EQUATOR Network now hosts over 280 of them , covering a huge number of study types from preclinical animal studies to systematic reviews . (equator-network.org)
  • A journal explicitly 'endorsing' them all is impractical, and for authors this can make finding the relevant guideline for a study like finding a needle in a haystack. (equator-network.org)
  • Similar to a computer install wizard, this tool uses a simple decision-tree to gather information about a study and guide authors to the relevant reporting guideline for their study, linking directly to the relevant checklist to follow. (equator-network.org)
  • Four BMC-series journals - BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders , BMC Gastroenterology , BMC Nephrology and BMC Family Practice - will be updating their submissions systems to require authors to follow the relevant reporting guideline for their study type (if any), prompting them to submit a populated checklist on submission. (equator-network.org)
  • In this study, we found that the guidelines for starting phototherapy in term neonates were ignored in more than 40% of babies in this particular hospital. (scielo.org.za)
  • Lead author Dr. Lindsay N. Kohler, alumna and colleagues from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health examined the relation between adherence to the ACS guidelines and circulating concentrations of 2 vitamin D metabolites, 25-hydroxycholecalciferol [25(OH)D] and 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D [1,25(OH) 2 D]. The study is published in the Jan. 27 issue of the American Society for Nutrition. (aspph.org)
  • Our study shows that the residents had a high level of awareness of the JNC 8 hypertension guidelines. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The aim of this study is to offer a more comprehensive explanation of deviations from the guideline by studying the two phenomena together. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In order to be context specific, this study relates to a guideline published by the Norwegian Directorate of Health in 2014. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We also observed that adherence to the 5-step bundle was associated with a 57% shorter hospital LOS and a 59% shorter ICU LOS. (aappublications.org)
  • Of the 155 term babies given phototherapy in our hospital between August 2012 and August 2013, 65 (41.9%) babies were found to have received phototherapy at serum bilirubin values lower than recommended AAP guidelines. (scielo.org.za)