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Chronic heart failure in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance | The BMJ

### What you need to know ### What’s new in this guidance The prevalence of heart failure is increasing because of an ageing population and improved survival of chronic diseases that contribute to heart failure. Heart failure includes reduced ejection fraction (50%) disease. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline on chronic heart failure was last updated in 2010. Since then, further evidence on novel and existing therapies, for example mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs), has emerged. New research has also been published on diagnosing heart failure and approaches to heart failure care, including monitoring, rehabilitation, and the composition of the multidisciplinary team. This article summarises …

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Urine Sediment Examination in the Diagnosis and Management of Kidney Disease: Core Curriculum 2019 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases

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Prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: a clinical practice guideline | The BMJ

### What you need to know What is the role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in prostate cancer? An expert panel produced these recommendations based on a linked systematic review.1 The review was triggered by a large scale, cluster randomised trial on PSA screening in men without a previous diagnosis of prostate cancer published in 2018 (box 1).2 It found no difference between one-time PSA screening and standard practice in prostate cancer mortality but found an increase in the detection of low risk prostate cancer after a median follow-up of 10 years. Box 1 ### Results of the CAP Randomized Clinical Trial2 This cluster-randomised trial of 419 582 British men was published in March 2018. After a median follow-up of 10 years, there was no significant difference in prostate cancer-specific mortality in men receiving care by general practices randomised to a single PSA screening intervention compared with men receiving care … RETURN TO TEXT

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Tumori: il tempo è la migliore ‘terapia’. Le raccomandazioni di GIMBE su diagnosi precoce – Sanità Informazione

In Italia nel 2016 sono stati diagnosticati oltre 365.000 nuovi casi di tumori maligni e i pazienti oncologici in vita erano oltre 3,1 milioni. Allargando lo spettro, nel mondo i tumori causano 8,8 milioni di morti, ovvero 1 decesso su 6 consegue a patologie neoplastiche. Di conseguenza l’impatto de

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A Nephrology Fellows’ Communication Skills Course: An Educational Quality Improvement Report – American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Nephrology fellows need expertise navigating challenging conversations with patients throughout the course of advanced kidney disease. However, evidence shows that nephrologists receive inadequate training in this area. This study assessed the effectiveness of an educational quality improvement intervention designed to enhance fellows’ communication with patients who have advanced kidney disease.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines: What’s Next? | Guidelines | JAMA | JAMA Network

This Viewpoint reviews recent progress and challenges in the evolution of clinical practice guidelines, from 2011 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) guidance for creation of trustworthy guidelines through the 2018 demise of the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC), and calls for increased…

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Pubblicato da su 13 agosto 2018 in letteratura, Linee Guida

 

Redefining the ‘E’ in EBM –

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Pubblicato da su 5 agosto 2018 in letteratura, Linee Guida

 
 
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