Quarterly Recap – New Clinical Practice Guidelines Published in Q4 2018

This is the first edition of our new quarterly Guidelines Recap! In each Guidelines Recap blog post, we will be running down the new and updated clinical practice guidelines published each quarter. We will also be looking ahead at what guidelines are scheduled to publish in the next quarter (Q1 2019). While we strive for completeness, it’s possible we may miss a few guidelines. If your organization has an “upcoming” guideline not on this list please contact us so that we can add it.

Clinical Practice Guidelines Published in Q4 2018

Society Guideline Title Links Published
ASCO Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Women With Hormone Receptor–Positive Breast Cancer Link Nov-18
IDSA Outpatient Antimicrobial Parenteral Therapy Link Oct-18
ATS Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions Link Oct-18
AGA Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation Link Oct-18
ENDO Hypothalamic–Pituitary and Growth Disorders in Survivors of Childhood Cancer Link Oct-18
AUA Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer Link Oct-18
AUA Surgical Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Attributed to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Link Oct-18
ACEP Emergency Department Patients With Suspected Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes Link Nov-18
AAD Management of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma Link Nov-18
CHEST Clinically Diagnosing Pertussis-associated Cough in Adults and Children Link Oct-18
ASPEN Central Venous Access Devices for Adult Home Parenteral Nutrition Administration Link Oct-18
ACOG Early Pregnancy Loss Link Oct-18
AAP Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children Link Nov-18
AAO Blepharitis Link Oct-18
AAO Corneal Ectasia Link Oct-18
AAO Corneal Edema and Opacification Link Oct-18
AAO Bacterial Keratitis Link Oct-18
AAO Dry Eye Syndrome Link Oct-18
AAO Conjunctivitis Link Oct-18
AAHKS Tranexamic Acid Use in Total Joint Arthroplasty Link Oct-18
ASH Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Link Nov-18
ASH Management of VTE: Prophylaxis for Hospitalized and Non-Hospitalized Medical Patients Link Nov-18
ASH Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism Link Nov-18
ASH Optimal Management of Anticoagulation Therapy Link Nov-18
ASH Venous Thromboembolism in the Context of Pregnancy Link Nov-18
ASH Treatment of Pediatric Venous Thromboembolism Link Nov-18
SHEA Infection Prevention in the Operating Room Anesthesia Work Area Link Dec-18
ACR/NPF Psoriatic Arthritis Link Dec-18
AASLD Primary Biliary Cholangitis Link Nov-18
IDSA Influenza Link Dec-18


Upcoming Clinical Guidelines in Q1 2019

Society Guideline Title
ACC/AHA/HRS Atrial Fibrillation
ACC/AHA Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
ATS Home Oxygen Therapy for Children
AGA Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
ASCO Biliary Tract Cancer
ASCO Early Screening for Colon Cancer
ASCO Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
AAO-HNSF Tonsillectomy in Children
ASCO Cancer-associated Anemia Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents
ATA Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Endocrine Society Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Endocrine Society Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes
AACE Diabetes Algorithm 2019


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Happy Holidays from the entire Guideline Central Team!


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