Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvement.
A differential diagnosis for why physicians do not follow practice guidelines is offered, as well as a rational approach toward improving guideline adherence and a framework for future research are offered.
Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Clinical Practice Guidelines: Joint Recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the European Society…
This document serves as an update of the North American and European societies for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition 2009 clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease in infants and children and is intended to be applied in daily practice and as a basis for clinical trials.
Indices for Continuity of Care: A Systematic Review of the Literature
A unique index that reflects continuity in the physicianpatient relationship for pediatric and chronic disease populations is needed.
Human gut microbiota and its relationship to health and disease.
The present review is based on webinar presentations that were developed by the American Gastroenterological Association and ISAPP and provided fundamental and current scientific information on the influence of gut microbiota on human health and disease, as well as clinical intervention strategies and practical guidelines for the use of probiotics and prebiotics.
Management of severe asthma: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline
Clinical recommendations for the management of severe asthma are provided and the use of novel therapies for severe asthma, specifically biologicals for type 2 high asthma, and antimuscarinic agents and macrolides, as well as on biomarkers for predicting treatment response are made.
Does continuity of care improve patient outcomes?
SCOC is associated with patient satisfaction, decreased hospitalizations and emergency department visits, and improved receipt of preventive services, and this association is consistently documented for patients with chronic conditions.
Role of the gut microbiota in defining human health
- K. Fujimura, N. Slusher, M. Cabana, S. Lynch
- BiologyExpert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy
- 1 April 2010
The literature in adult and pediatric GI microbiome studies, the emerging links between microbial community structure, function, infection and disease, and the approaches to manipulate this crucial ecosystem to improve host health are reviewed.
Reasons for pediatrician nonadherence to asthma guidelines.
- M. Cabana, C. Rand, O. Becher, H. Rubin
- MedicineArchives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
- 1 September 2001
Although pediatricians in this sample were aware of the NHLBI guidelines, a variety of barriers precluded their successful use and tailored interventions that address the barriers characteristic of a given guideline component need to be implemented.
Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized and Critically Ill Children and Adolescents with Coronavirus Disease 2019 at a Tertiary Care Medical Center in New York City
Revised estimates of diagnostic test sensitivity and specificity in suspected biliary tract disease.
Ultrasound is superior to oral cholecystogram for diagnosing cholelithiasis, and radionuclide scanning is the test of choice for acute choleCystitis, however, sensitivities and specificities are somewhat lower than commonly reported.