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Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians.
Description The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on noninvasive treatment of low back pain. Methods UsingExpand
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Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures in Men and Women: A Clinical Practice Guideline Update From the American College of Physicians.
Description This guideline updates the 2008 American College of Physicians (ACP) recommendations on treatment of low bone density and osteoporosis to prevent fractures in men and women. ThisExpand
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Putting Patients First by Reducing Administrative Tasks in Health Care: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians.
This American College of Physicians (ACP) position paper, initiated and written by ACP's Medical Practice and Quality Committee and approved by the Board of Regents on 21 January 2017, reports policyExpand
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Achieving a High-Performance Health Care System with Universal Access: What the United States Can Learn from Other Countries
Health Care in the United States For most Americans, high-quality care generally is readily accessible without long waits but at high cost. However, the uninsured and, increasingly, the underinsured,Expand
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Diagnosis of Acute Gout: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians.
Description The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the diagnosis of gout. Methods This guideline is basedExpand
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The U.S. Health Care System Is Ill and Needs a Bold New Prescription
E day, patients suffer the inadequacies of the U.S. health care system. These patients include, but are by no means limited to, the patient with recurrent hospitalization for diabetic ketoacidosisExpand
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Firearm-Related Injury and Death in the United States: A Call to Action From the Nation's Leading Physician and Public Health Professional Organizations
Shortly after the November 2018 publication of the American College of Physicians' policy position paper on reducing firearm injury and death (1), the National Rifle Association tweeted: SomeoneExpand
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Treatment of LowBoneDensity or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures in Men andWomen : A Clinical Practice Guideline Update From the American College of Physicians
Methods: The ACP Clinical Guidelines Committee based these recommendations on a systematic review of randomized controlled trials; systematic reviews; large observational studies (for adverseExpand
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Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures in Men and Women
IN RESPONSE: We agree with Dr. Frank that evidence-based guidelines are important for providing high-quality care to patients with osteoporosis. Although we recognize the evidence that raloxifeneExpand
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Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout
IN RESPONSE: We agree with Drs. Wagler and Pumerantz that clinicians need to manage gout effectively. The American College of Physicians' guidelines (1) were developed to meet the current standardsExpand
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