Clinical references

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Scope and Standards of Psychiatric - Mental Health Clinical Nursing Practice
Draft by the American Nurses Association, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses.
Counseling to Prevent Dental and Periodontal Disease
From the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, Second Edition.
Advising Patients Who Seek Alternative Medical Therapies
Article by Dr. David Eisenberg proposes a systematic approach whereby medical providers and patients can discuss alternative medical treatments. July, 1997.
Memorandum of Understanding Among the Organizations Designated to Manage the Maintenance of the Electronic Data Interchange Standards Adopted Under HIPAA 1996
Proposed by the American Hospital Association to address the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 mandates.
Needy Meds
Resource for finding assistance programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies for low-income patients.
Competing Practice Guidelines: Using Cost-Effectiveness Anyalysis to Make Optimal Decisions
Annals of Internal Medicine, 1 Jan 1998. Six clinical guidelines are compared for maximizing overall population benefit versus best individual treatment.
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Maintained by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; extensive information about approved and newly approved drugs. Frequently updated.
Joslin Diabetes Center
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 1998
Document is in pdf format. Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Update of the 1993 recommendations.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Guidelines Database
Searchable compendium of all of the official guidelines and recommendations published by the US CDC for the prevention of diseases, injuries and disabilities.
Principles for Nurse Staffing
A discussion of the nine principles identified by the expert panel for nurse staffing and adopted by the ANA Board of Directors on November 24, 1998.
Decision Systems Group
Medwatch - Medical Products Reporting Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; purpose is to enhance the effectiveness of postmarketing surveillance of medical products as they are used in clinical practice and to rapidly identify significant health hazards associated wi.
Center for Molecular Imaging Research
Recommendations for Preventive Interventions
Report provides recommendations for prirmary care clinical practice on screening tests, counseling interventions, immunizations, and chemoprophylactic regimens for the prevention of more than 80 target conditions.
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