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Guideline Watch

Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: A New Clinical Guideline

The Endocrine Society has issued recommendations for diagnosing and managing this common disorder of adolescence.

New Guidelines for the Evaluation of Adults and Children with Suspected Syncope

A resting 12-lead electrocardiogram is recommended for all patients with suspected syncope, while additional testing should be reserved for those patients with specific suspected causes.

Updated Guidance on Acute Care of Adolescent Sexual Assault

The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends nucleic acid amplification testing instead of culture to detect some sexually transmitted pathogens, and the window for evidence collection is expanding.

Updated Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of Common Bile Duct Stones

The British Society of Gastroenterology updates its 2008 guideline.