Clinical practice guidelines and treatment decision pathways across multiple therapeutic areas, including diagnosis and management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, heart failure management, obesity, and preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention, were updated in 2022..
For time-constrained primary care clinicians, patient care® We summarize significant additions and other changes to these evidence-based “living” documents. Top line of guidelines. these are top line It’s an at-a-glance slide show, a convenient format to click and click through high-level kernels that can impact your daily practice. (Note that this collection is not comprehensive, but reflects clinical areas frequently addressed in primary care settings.)
Opioids for Pain Management: Topline Primary Care Guidelines
CDC’s 2022 Revised Clinical Recommendations Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain in Adults Topline.
Pharmacological Interventions for Obese Adults: Topline Primary Care Guidelines
The American Gastroenterology Association has released the first medical guidelines to recommend prescription drugs for weight loss in obese adults. Review, here.
13 Drugs Adults With Hypertension Should Avoid: Topline Primary Care Guidelines
Stopping, reducing, or using alternatives to these 13 drugs or substances reduces the likelihood of promoting or exacerbating high blood pressure.
Causes of Secondary Hypertension: Topline Primary Care Guidelines
Obstructive sleep apnea causes secondary hypertension in up to 50% of cases. A more common cause is from the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines.
White coats and masked hypertension: the top line of primary care guidelines
White coat and masked hypertension can be elusive and dangerous. Click Topline to review the recommendations of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines.
Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Adults: Guidelines for Primary Care Clinicians
Summary of American Society of Clinical Endocrinology recommendations for the management of NAFLD in adults.
Diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in adults: guidelines for primary care.
Get an overview of recent AACE guidelines for diagnosing NAFLD in adults in primary care settings.
New AHA Statement on NAFLD and Cardiovascular Risk: Topline Guidelines
NAFLD is a major risk factor for ASCVD and is widely underestimated. This Guideline Topline summarizes the new AHA Warnings and Guidance.
ACC, AHA, HFSA 2022 Heart Failure Management Guidelines: Top Lines of Guidelines
New HF guidelines now prioritize primary prevention, modify staging to encourage early intervention, and include SGLT2i as a guideline-based medical therapy.
PrEP for HIV prevention: a guideline topline
The CDC update encourages clinicians to advise all sexually active patients about PrEP and includes a new section on injectable bimonthly cabotegravir prescribing.
Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Top Lines of Guidelines
The American Academy of Neurology recently published guidelines for oral and topical treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. Here is a brief summary for clinicians.