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Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases : guidelines for primary health care in low resource settings.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2012.
Description:
68 p. ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Summary note:
"These guidelines provide recommendations on the diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes and the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary health care in low-resource settings."--Publisher description.
Notes:
CD-ROM subtitle from disc : Tools for implementation
System details:
System requirements for accompanying disc: IBM PC or compatible; CD-ROM drive
Contents:
I. Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes in primary health care in low-resource settings -- Abbreviations -- 1. Executive Summary -- Recommendations -- 2. Background -- 3. Objectives and target audience -- 4. Funding and declaration of interest -- 5. Methodology and process -- Scope of the guideline -- Identification and generation of evidence -- Formulation of recommendations -- Risks and benefits -- Strength of recommendations -- Peer review -- 6. Adaptation and implementation -- 7. Update -- 8. Format and dissemination -- 9. Impact and quality of guideline -- 10. Recommendations and evidence -- A. Diagnosing diabetes -- B. Glycaemic control -- Advice on diet and physical activity -- Metfornin -- Metformin vs diet only -- Metformin vs placebo -- Sulfonylureas -- C. Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetic nephropathy -- Nephropathy -- Statins -- Antihypertensive treatment -- Choice of antihypertensive agent -- D. Prevention of lower limb amputations -- E. Prevention of blindness -- F. Severe hypoglycaemia -- G. Hyperglycaemic emergencies -- II. Management of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in primary health care in low-resource settings -- Abbreviations -- 1. Executive Summary -- 2. Recommendations -- Management of stable asthma -- Management of exacerbation of asthma -- Management of stable COPD -- Management of exacerbation of COPD -- 3. Methodology used to prepare the guideline -- Identification of important outcomes -- Search strategy, selection criteria, data collection and judgement -- 4. Annex 3. PICOT questions -- Asthma -- COPD -- Annex 7: Summary of recommendations -- Diagnosis and management of asthma -- Diagnosis and management of COPD.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Practice Guideline.
Other title(s):
Guidelines for primary health care in low resource settings
ISBN:
  • 9789241548397 (pbk.)
  • 9241548398 (pbk.)
OCLC:
819655230
Related name:
RCP:
C - S