A new format and structure allows for timely updates and distribution.
The 2017 updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Surgical Site Infection Guidelines was released in May.
The new guideline format includes a new high-volume, high-burden procedure section.
The new guideline format can be updated as . . .
SCENARIO: When you meet your patient Tom for the first time, he reports fever, headaches, a rash on his stomach, and muscle aches. As you perform your assessment, he says, “I’m not sure what’s wrong with me. It just came on a few days ago. At least it . . .
Editor’s note: The author uses substance use disorder as a diagnostic term. However, some of the research he cites uses a different term, such as drug addiction or drug misuse. In those cases, to ensure an accurate description of the study, he retains the specific terminology of that study . . .