Clinical Practice Guideline, Issues 17-19

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 1995

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Page 60 - The symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. D. The symptoms are not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (eg, a drug of abuse, a medication, or other treatment) or a general medical condition (eg, hyperthyroidism).
Page 206 - Agency, as stated by law, is to enhance the quality, appropriateness, and effectiveness of health care services...
Page 18 - A. The development of multiple cognitive deficits manifested by both: 1. Memory impairment (impaired ability to learn new information or to recall previously learned information) 2. One (or more) of the following cognitive disturbances: a. Aphasia (language disturbance) b. Apraxia (impaired ability to carry out motor activities despite intact motor function) c. Agnosia (failure to recognize or identify objects despite intact sensory function) d.
Page 60 - In children and adolescents, can be irritable mood. (2) markedly diminished interest or pleasure in all, or almost all, activities most of the day, nearly every day (as indicated by either subjective account or observation made by others...
Page ii - Guidelines are systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical conditions.
Page 60 - Five (or more) of the following symptoms have been present during the same 2-week period and represent a change from previous functioning...
Page 105 - Douglas B. Kamerow, MD, MPH Director Office of the Forum for Quality and Effectiveness in Health Care Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Rockville, Maryland Stephen W.
Page 60 - Do not include symptoms that are clearly due to a general medical condition, or mood-incongruent delusions or hallucinations. (1 ) depressed mood most of the day, nearly every day, as indicated by either subjective report (eg, feels sad or empty) or observation made by others (eg, appears tearful). Note: In children and adolescents, can be irritable mood.
Page 172 - Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study Group. Randomised trial of cholesterol lowering in 4444 patients with coronary heart disease: the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S).
Page 18 - Substance-induced conditions E. The deficits do not occur exclusively during the course of a delirium F.

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