Tag: "recommendation" at medical news
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...re to violence, and substance abuse. That was the recommendation
of a special supplement of the journal Pediatrics released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's largest professional organization of pediatricians. The supplement's lead editors and contributors included several University of Roc...
People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour
.... Lupin flour is not included on this list despite recommendation
from the UK based Institute of Food Science and Technology. Author Dr Michael Radcliffe (Royal Free Hospital, London, UK) states: "Further work will be required to establish the prevalence and significance of lupin allergy. Meanwhile those with peanu...
New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening
...p of international physicians. This is the central recommendation
of the "Como International Conference Position Sta...ent," published in the April issue of Chest . The recommendation
goes beyond existing public policy recommendations. The position statement strongly encourages asym...
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
...in this study "did not provide support for a clear recommendation
for the use of donepezil" generally to forestall the diagnosis of AD in people with MCI, the researchers stated in their report, but they did note the potential importance of the findings for some patients. The data, they said, "could prompt a discus...
Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma
...unction decline as those treated with the standard recommendation
of daily long-term control medication. Asthma is ...to treat acute asthma symptoms if they occur. The recommendation
for daily long-term control medication for mild persistent asthma was based largely on clinical tria...
NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system
...ors, agreed with the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) recommendation
today calling for an integrated national cord blood and adult donor program and applauded the recommendation
to fully fund that program. The IOM report recognized the desirability of 'one-stop-shopping' for al...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2
... take affordability, availability and professional recommendation
into account. However, it is important that consumers know how well their toothbrush will work before making a choice." Review title: Robinson et al: Manual versus powered tooth brushing for oral health. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 20...
Hospitalized babies with severe breathing problems may benefit from lying on their stomachs
... at first glance to contradict the "back to sleep" recommendation
that has been prevalent since 1992, most of the studies in the review involved premature infants breathing with the help of a mechanical ventilator. The findings are not applicable to healthy children, and it is "not clear how generalizable this data...
Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program
... packages to include fresh produce applies a major recommendation
of the new federal dietary guidelines, which call ...dance, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendation
that young children drink no more than 4 to 6 ounces of fruit juice per day, and the American Heart ...
Medical-errors gap widens between best and worst hospitals: Healthgrades study
...ng hospitals were evaluated separately, based on a recommendation
from AHRQ that hospitals be compared to their peer group. All data was risk adjusted, so that hospitals with sicker patient populations could be compared equally with others. The 13 AHRQ indicators are: Death in low mortality Diagnostic Related Gr...
Morphine for chest pain increases death risk
...n with nitroglycerin therapy to control pain. "Our recommendation
is that patients should receive the full dose of nitroglycerin," he said. "Based on our analysis, morphine should be the last resort after else has been tried." While patients with acute STEMI are at higher risk of dying within 30 days of their hospi...
CPR instructions should focus on continuous chest compressions, UT Southwestern physicians recommend
...l Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED), made the recommendation
in the May issue of the journal Resuscitation. Th... Office. "We are really pleased with this official recommendation
and believe it will save more lives." Dr. Lynn Roppolo, assistant professor of emergency medicine at...
Children with high blood lead levels often do not receive follow-up tests
...r Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed the recommendation
for childhood lead poisoning prevention from near-...ding to background information in the article. The recommendation
was changed because of a decreased prevalence of lead poisoning due to the success of prevention str...
Study finds prostate cancer in 25% of high-risk men with 'normal' PSA levels
...aggressive screening for the disease. That is the recommendation
following a Fox Chase Cancer Center study of 520 men at high-risk of developing prostate cancer in which 25 percent were diagnosed with the disease despite having a low PSA. The findings were presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncol...
Mayo researchers to announce new findings about promising early-stage breast cancer treatment
...er follow-up is needed, this difference led to the recommendation
that study participants who are currently receiving chemotherapy should receive trastuzumab at the same time as the paclitaxel, instead of waiting," says Dr. Perez....
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 17, 2005
... diarrhea, not antibiotic prophylaxis, is the best recommendation
for most travelers." 2. Guidelines Now Recommend Against HT for Women with Hysterectomy Updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommend against routine use of estrogen alone to prevent chronic disease in postmeno...
Exercise reduces risk of recurrence and death in early stage colon cancer patients
...said it would be a good idea, but it wasn't a firm recommendation
without data to support it." The health benefit was found among patients whose activity levels ranked in the top two-fifths of the group, compared to the lowest one-fifth. They exercised at a rate of at least 18 MET-hours (metabolic-equivalent tasks)...
Asthma drug fluticasone works as well as other drugs at half the dose
...tments led to more severe asthma attacks. "A clear recommendation
for fluticasone over the older agents cannot be made on the basis of every outcome from this review, but in the most severe patients fluticasone may confer an advantage over beclomethasone or budesonide," Adams and colleagues write. The review appear...
New Illinois coalition supports cigarette tax increase
...llion, which represents 65 percent of the spending recommendation
by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." For more information about CRTT, please contact the American College of Chest Physicians at (847) 498-8306....
Delirium in non-ventilated patients predictor of longer hospital stay
...ventilated and non-ventilated patients in ICU's, a recommendation
that is in line with the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Clinical Practice Guidelines. The authors' findings "should stimulate future research in the field of delirium prevention and treatment". They add that if tools to stratify the severity of...
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