Guideline Watch

Management of Valvular Heart Disease in Adults Free

New guidelines emphasize stages of disease progression and guideline-directed medical therapy and include clinically relevant decision-pathway algorithms.

New Recommendations for Lab-Based Sexually Transmitted Disease Diagnosis

Nucleic acid amplification tests are preferred for diagnosing gonorrhea and chlamydia in both genital and extragenital infections.

Acute Otitis Externa: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines

Updated guidelines address diagnosis, use of oral and topical antimicrobials, and need for pain relief in patients aged 2 years and older.