Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Condition Guideline Source Review
GENERAL How to Use a Clinical Practice Guideline

Based on the Users Guides to Evidence-based Medicine (JAMA 1995;274(7):570-4) and (1995;274(20):1630-2).© AMA

AHA Repository  
Hypertension Seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure. Hypertension. 2003;42:1206.  
Hyperlipidemia/Dyslipidemia Clinical Guidelines on Cholesterol Management in Adults (ATP III)

Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) Guidelines

Stable angina  
Unstable angina Practical implementation of the Guidelines for Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Aug;46(2):198-200.  
CPR/ECC The American Heart Association 2005 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Circulation 2005: published online before print November 28, 2005  
Peripheral Arterial Disease ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Collaborative Report from the American Association for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of Interventional Radiology, Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, and the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines. ppt from ACC/AHA  
Heart failure Comprehensive Heart Failure Practice Guideline Heart Failure Society of America and the Japanese Heart Failure Society. Journal of Cardiac Failure
Vol 12, (February 2006) pdf of Summary
Perioperative Guidelines Perioperative Beta-Blocker Therapy: ACC/AHA 2006 Guideline Update on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery: Focused Update on Perioperative Beta-Blocker Therapy pdf file  
Atrial fibrillation  

American Gastroenterological Association Medical Position Statement: Evaluation of Dyspepsia

American Gastroenterological Association Technical Review on the Evaluation of Dyspepsia

Gastroenterology 2005; 129: 1753-1755

Gastroenterology 2005; 129: 1756-1780


Obesity Pharmacologic and Surgical Management of Obesity in Primary Care: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians Annals Int Med 2005; 142: 525-531  
Treatment of Type II Diabetes      
Practice Guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America  
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Update of Practice Guidelines for the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Immunocompetent Adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2003;37:1405-33  
HIV/AIDS Primary Care Guidelines for the Management of Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Recommendations of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004;39:609-29

Global Initiative for Asthma

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma

GINA guidelines

NHLBI Guideline