Wednesday 22 Oct 2014

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Partnership announced to release clinical practice guidelines

Published: 1:40 pm CDT, August 9, 2013

The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) are pleased to announce their partnership with the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to develop five clinical practice guidelines related to cardiovascular disease, according to an editorial published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association and Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

The guideline release date has not yet been set.


  • Dr Pullen

    This is going to be extremely helpful. I have found hospital pathways, or algorythms very useful in improving patient care, adn having widely accepted cliincal practice guidelines is a great stop forward. Thanks.

  • Dr John Mahan

    What are the current guidelines for premedication for rheumatic fever patients