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The Clinical Guideline Committee is looking for interested members to help review published guidelines and determine applicability to urgent care.

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Urgent Care Focused Guideline Highlights

The following are highlights of guidelines from other groups reviewed by Urgent Care physicians. Our intent is to assure these highlights represent the actual intent of these articles and how they relates to the practice of urgent care medicine. These highlights are not intended to substitute for independent medical judgement nor are they intended to establish a standard of care. CUCM recommends at minimum reading those portions of these articles that relate to the scope of care you provide. 

Clinical Practice Guideline: The Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media
Published March 2013

Synopsis by Tracey Davidoff, MD and Sean McNeeley, MD

Lieberthal, AS, Carroll AE, Chonmaitree, T, et. al. Clinical Practice Guideline: The Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media, Pediatrics 2013;131:e964-e999. Full article can be found here.

IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinustis in Children and Adults
Published March 20, 2012

Synopsis by Tracey Davidoff, MD and Lee Resnick, MD

Chow, A. W. Et al (2012). IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinustis in Children and Adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 54(8):e72-112. Epub 2012 March 20, 2012. Full article can be found here.

Pediatric Community Pneumonia Guidelines
Published August 8, 2011

Synopsis by Sean Mcneeley, MD and Lee Resnick, MD

Bradley, J. S. Et al (2011). The Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children Older Than 3 Months of Age: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases, Oct53(7):e25-76. Epub 2011 Aug 31. Click here for highlights

Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Non-pregnant Females
Published April 2011

Synopsis by Kim Gibson MD and Phillip Disraeli MD


Guideline synthesis:  Diagnosis and management of lower urinary tract infection.
In: National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC).  Rockville (MD):  2008 Jan (revised 2011 Apr).
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