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NGC is currently working on 95 guidelines that have met the NGC Inclusion Criteria.

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American Academy of Neurology (2)

Practice advisory: the utility of EEG theta/beta power ratio in ADHD diagnosis: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

Practice guideline summary: use of fMRI in the presurgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (1)

Clinical practice guideline for the pharmacologic treatment of chronic insomnia in adults: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline.

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1)

Consensus statement: using laryngeal electromyography for the diagnosis and treatment of vocal cord paralysis.

American College of Chest Physicians (1)

Chronic cough due to gastroesophageal reflux in adults: CHEST guideline and Expert Panel report.

American College of Emergency Physicians (2)

Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

Clinical policy: critical issues in the initial evaluation and management of patients presenting to the emergency department in early pregnancy.

American College of Physicians (3)

Diagnosis of acute gout: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

Management of acute and recurrent gout: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

New Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline update from the American College of Physicians.

American College of Prosthodontists (1)

Clinical practice guidelines for recall and maintenance of patients with tooth-borne and implant-borne dental restorations.

American College of Radiology (19)

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® back pain—child.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic chest pain—high probability of coronary artery disease.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic extremity joint pain—suspected inflammatory arthritis.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic hip pain.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic liver disease.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chylothorax treatment planning.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® dyspnea—suspected cardiac origin.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® evaluation of nipple discharge.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® hematospermia.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® imaging of possible tuberculosis.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® plexopathy.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® prostate cancer—pretreatment detection, surveillance, and staging.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® pulsatile abdominal mass, suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® renal transplant dysfunction.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® stress (fatigue/insufficiency) fracture, including sacrum, excluding other vertebrae.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected liver metastases.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected physical abuse—child.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected pulmonary hypertension.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® urinary tract infection—child.

American College of Rheumatology (2)

2015 recommendations for the management of polymyalgia rheumatica: a European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology collaborative initiative.

American College of Rheumatology/Spondylitis Association of America/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network 2015 recommendations for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

American Gastroenterological Association Institute (1)

American Gastroenterological Association Institute guideline on the management of Crohn's disease after surgical resection.

American Optometric Association (1)

Comprehensive adult eye and vision examination.

American Physical Therapy Association, Inc., The Orthopaedic Section (1)

Heel pain—plantar fasciitis: revision 2014.

American Society for Microbiology (2)

Effectiveness of practices to increase timeliness of providing targeted therapy for inpatients with bloodstream infections: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices systematic review and meta-analysis.

Effectiveness of preanalytic practices on contamination and diagnostic accuracy of urine cultures: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices systematic review and meta-analysis.

American Society for Radiation Oncology (1)

Palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases: update of an ASTRO evidence-based guideline.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (4)

Combined hormonal contraception and the risk of venous thromboembolism: a guideline.

Fertility drugs and cancer: a guideline.

Prevention and treatment of moderate and severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a guideline.

Uterine septum: a guideline.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (4)

Integration of palliative care into standard oncology care: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update.

Management of small renal masses: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.

New Postmastectomy radiotherapy: an American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and Society of Surgical Oncology focused guideline update.

Society of Surgical Oncology–American Society for Radiation Oncology–American Society of Clinical Oncology consensus guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole-breast irradiation in ductal carcinoma in situ.

Aragon Institute for Health Sciences (1)

Clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with Parkinson's disease.

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (5)

Guideline for hand hygiene.

Guideline for minimally invasive surgery.

Guideline for patient information management.

Guideline for safe use of energy-generating devices.

Guideline for surgical smoke safety.

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Brain Trauma Foundation (1)

Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury, 4th edition.

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Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (1)

The treatment of neck pain-associated disorders and whiplash-associated disorders: a clinical practice guideline.

CancerControl Alberta (1)

New Breast reconstruction following prophylactic or therapeutic mastectomy for breast cancer.

College of American Pathologists (1)

Bone marrow synoptic reporting for hematologic neoplasms: guideline from the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (11)

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for pretreatment endocrine evaluation of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for the diagnosis of patients with positional plagiocephaly: the role of imaging.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for the management of patients with positional plagiocephaly: the role of physical therapy.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for the management of patients with residual or recurrent nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on posttreatment follow-up evaluation of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on preoperative imaging assessment of patients with suspected nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on pretreatment ophthalmology evaluation in patients with suspected nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on primary management of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on surgical techniques and technologies for the management of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on the management of patients with positional plagiocephaly: the role of repositioning.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on the role of cranial molding orthosis (helmet) therapy for patients with positional plagiocephaly

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Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (4)

Hospital-based violence intervention programs targeting adult populations: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma evidence-based review.

Management of adult pancreatic injuries: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Pain management for blunt thoracic trauma: a joint practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Trauma Anesthesiology Society.

Prevention of firearm-related injuries with restrictive licensing and concealed carry laws: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma systematic review.

European Renal Best Practice (1)

Clinical practice guideline on management of older patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher (eGFR <45 mL/min/1.73 m2).

European Respiratory Society (1)

European Respiratory Society guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia.

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Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International & Southeast Regional Newborn Screening and Genetics Consortium (1)

Updated, web-based nutrition management guideline for PKU: an evidence and consensus based approach.

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Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (1)

Pain: assessment, non-opioid treatment approaches and opioid management.

International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (1)

IAPAC guidelines for optimizing the HIV care continuum for adults and adolescents.

International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (1)

Cardiac rehabilitation delivery model for low-resource settings: an International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation consensus statement.

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Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (1)

Lipoprotein biomarkers and risk of cardiovascular disease: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (LMBP) systematic review.

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National Guideline Alliance (1)

Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management.

National Guideline Centre (3)

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management.

Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management.

Physical health of people in prison.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2)

HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV (Joint NICE and Public Health England guideline).

Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings.

Neurocritical Care Society (1)

Evidence-based guidelines for the management of large hemispheric infarction: a statement for health care professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the German Society for Neuro-Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine.

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Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (2)

Guideline for the prevention of oral and oropharyngeal mucositis in children receiving treatment for cancer or undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Guideline for the treatment of breakthrough and the prevention of refractory chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children with cancer.

Program in Evidence-based Care (3)

Bone health and bone-targeted therapies for prostate cancer.

Systemic therapy in the curative treatment of head and neck squamous cell cancer.

Systemic therapy of incurable gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (5)

Folic acid supplementation for the prevention of neural tube defects: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Primary care interventions to support breastfeeding: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Serologic screening for genital herpes infection: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

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