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NGC is currently working on 89 guidelines that have met the NGC Inclusion Criteria.

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American Academy of Neurology (4)

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: sudden unexpected death in epilepsy incidence rates and risk factors: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society.

Practice guideline summary: treatment of restless legs syndrome in adults: 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 Orthopaedic Surgeons (1)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons clinical practice guideline on management of osteoarthritis of the hip.

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (2)

Clinical practice guideline: benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (update).

Clinical practice guideline: improving nasal form and function after rhinoplasty.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2)

Clinical practice guideline for diagnostic testing for adult obstructive sleep apnea: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline.

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

American Cancer Society (1)

American Cancer Society head and neck cancer survivorship care guideline.

American College of Chest Physicians (1)

Cough in the athlete: CHEST guideline and Expert Panel report.

American College of Emergency Physicians (2)

Clinical policy: critical issues in the diagnosis and management of the adult psychiatric patient in the emergency department.

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

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2)

Cervical and thoracic spine disorders.

Low back disorders.

American College of Physicians (2)

Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

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

American College of Radiology (18)

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

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic hip pain.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic liver disease.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chylothorax treatment planning.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® cranial neuropathy.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® dyspnea—suspected cardiac origin.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® evaluation of nipple discharge.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® monitoring response to neoadjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® penetrating neck injury.

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® radiologic management of iliac artery occlusive disease.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® renovascular hypertension.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected liver metastases.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected physical abuse—child.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected pulmonary hypertension.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® thoracic aorta interventional planning and follow-up.

American College of Rheumatology (1)

2015 American College of Rheumatology guideline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

American Society for Radiation Oncology (2)

Accelerated partial breast irradiation: executive summary for the update of an ASTRO evidence-based consensus statement.

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

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (5)

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.

Role of assisted hatching in in vitro fertilization: a guideline.

Uterine septum: a guideline.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (7)

New Brachytherapy for patients with prostate cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology/Cancer Care Ontario joint guideline update.

HER2 testing and clinical decision making in gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma: guideline from the College of American Pathologists, American Society for Clinical Pathology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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

Molecular biomarkers for the evaluation of colorectal cancer: guideline from the American Society for Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, Association for Molecular Pathology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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

Prevention and monitoring of cardiac dysfunction in survivors of adult cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with early-stage breast cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update.

American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. (2)

New Clinically localized prostate cancer: AUA/ASTRO/SUO guideline.

New Surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: AUA/SUFU guideline.

Aragon Institute for Health Sciences (1)

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

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (6)

Guideline for hand hygiene.

Guideline for minimally invasive surgery.

Guideline for patient information management.

New Guideline for positioning the patient.

Guideline for safe use of energy-generating devices.

Guideline for surgical smoke safety.

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British Association of Dermatologists (1)

British Association of Dermatologists' guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis 2017.

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Canadian Cardiovascular Society (1)

Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association position statement on the approach to syncope in the pediatric patient.

Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (1)

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

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (2)

Recommendations on behavioural interventions for the prevention and treatment of cigarette smoking among school-aged children and youth.

Recommendations on hepatitis C screening for adults.

CancerControl Alberta (1)

Breast reconstruction following prophylactic or therapeutic mastectomy for breast cancer.

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Department of Veterans Affairs (2)

VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for opioid therapy for chronic pain.

VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care.

Division of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Chinese Pharmacological Society (1)

Practice guideline for individualized medication of voriconazole.

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Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (3)

Damage control resuscitation in patients with severe traumatic hemorrhage: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in pediatric trauma: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Pediatric Trauma Society.

European Respiratory Society (1)

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

The Endocrine Society (1)

Diabetes technology-continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy and continuous glucose monitoring in adults: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.

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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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National Guideline Alliance (2)

New Eating disorders: recognition and treatment.

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (1)

Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management.

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Society of Critical Care Medicine (1)

New Guidelines for family-centered care in the neonatal, pediatric, and adult ICU.

Society of Thoracic Surgeons (1)

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2017 clinical practice guidelines for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (6)

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

Screening for celiac disease: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Screening for gynecologic conditions with pelvic examination: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

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

Screening for preeclampsia: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Screening for thyroid cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

University of Michigan Health System (2)

Care of the hospitalized patient with acute exacerbation of COPD.

Inpatient diagnosis and treatment of central vascular catheter (CVC) infections.

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World Health Organization (2)

Global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infection.

Hormonal contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV: guidance statement.

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