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

Author: World Health Organization.
Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document : International government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Practice Guideline
Fulltext
Guidelines
Index not Present
Internet Resources
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization.
ISBN: 9789241548397 9241548398
OCLC Number: 819655230
Notes: CD-ROM subtitle from disc : Tools for implementation.
Description: 68 pages ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
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.
Other Titles: Guidelines for primary health care in low resource settings

Abstract:

"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.

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