• We performed a matched cohort study of 12,353 stage 3-4 CKD patients whose physicians opted to receive an automated guideline-based CDSS with CKD-related lab results, and 42,996 matched controls whose physicians did not receive the CDSS. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We present here the results of a matched cohort study of a CDSS designed to implement the KDOQI™/KDIGO® guidelines via laboratory-based interpretive reports delivered to community-based physicians as part of their routine laboratory reporting from a single national testing vendor. (biomedcentral.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)
  • Current diabetes management guidelines offer blueprints for providers, yet type 2 diabetes control is often poor in disadvantaged populations. (springer.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)
  • The main objectives of the current study were therefore to evaluate adherence to secondary prevention guidelines and outcome 2 years after AMI. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 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)
  • We present here the results of a matched cohort study of a CDSS designed to implement the KDOQI™/KDIGO® guidelines via laboratory-based interpretive reports delivered to community-based physicians as part of their routine laboratory reporting from a single national testing vendor. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The use of such inexpensive training modalities for GI, general pediatricians and primary care (will) increase adherence to the current guidelines and improve the overall vaccination rate in this subset of medical fragile populations. (medscape.com)
  • 159 (52.7 %) participants reported diet adherence, 296 (95.8 %) smoking avoidance, 217 (70.5 %) physical activity, 218 (71.5 %) renin-angiotensin-system inhibitor use, and 220 (72.1 %) statin use. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Despite the absence of any organized research or practice structures to facilitate adherence to guidelines, we were able to show an improved alignment between guideline recommendations and both test ordering and, in two instances, test results. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Adjusting for covariates, we found no association between breastfeeding recommendations adherence and weight retention among normal and overweight mothers. (aappublications.org)
  • This study suggests that improving adherence to breastfeeding recommendations may help reduce long-term maternal weight retention among obese mothers. (aappublications.org)
  • OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the study were (1) to determine the relative use of strategies for managing the well-appearing febrile infant and (2) to determine clinician adherence to protocol recommendations. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Drs. Martinelli and Miele said, "On the basis of the study results, the overall impact of the current guidelines on vaccination and immunization status in children with IBD appears unsatisfactory, highlighting an urgent need for further educational efforts in order to widespread the available recommendations and to promote their correct application. (medscape.com)
  • The reduction in deaths at the trauma centers between 2001 and 2009 corresponded to increased adherence to tenets of the Guidelines, particularly recommendations on monitoring of brain pressure and management of brain perfusion pressure. (redorbit.com)
  • A 'how to' guide to the development of clinical practice guidelines, including synthesis, grading, presentation and the derivation of recommendations. (dmoztools.net)
  • Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, guides and recommendations for various cancer types, from Cancer Australia. (dmoztools.net)
  • 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)
  • If healthcare organisations and policy makers wish to improve professional adherence to guidelines for the prevention of device-related infections, funding of well designed studies to generate high quality evidence is needed to guide policy. (cochrane.org)
  • Despite good self-reported adherence to general CVD prevention guidelines, against the principles of these guidelines we found that statin use was substantially lower in those without CVD history. (biomedcentral.com)
  • doctors assessed actual compliance rates of gastroenterologists with current practice guidelines, which recommend screening and intervention for high-risk esophageal varices. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This audit aimed to determine whether Scarborough Hospital was following these guidelines and compared the results with the national average. (ovid.com)
  • Other guidelines, such as immunizing at urgent visits, are potentially effective but their costs and logistics need further study. (aappublications.org)
  • 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)
  • The Brain Trauma Foundation, in collaboration with the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, published the first edition of the "Guidelines for Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury" in 1986. (redorbit.com)