This pocket guide provides a flowchart of the three aspects of lipid-related care described in the clinical practice guideline on the management of dyslipidemia: screening, initiation of therapy, and followup treatment.
This algorithm for the initial screening for psychoses is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline, Management of Psychoses, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (VA/DoD). It is intended to provide a systematic approach to the evaluation and management of patients with psychoses/schizophrenia.
The tool addresses the following:
- Brief intervention
- Referral considerations
The AIDS info Drug Database provides HIV/AIDS drug fact sheets for the drugs most commonly used to treat patients with HIV/AIDS. The database includes fact sheets for both Food and Drug Administration-approved and investigational drugs. For each drug, patient, health professional, and Spanish versions are available. All three include links to an audio file of the correct pronunciation, as well as a link to additional sources of information about the drug.
Patient versions of...
Providers can use this calculator to estimate kidney function in adults by measuring the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). This calculator is based on the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation.
The following information is entered into this tool to calculate GFR:
- Plasma creatinine
- Whether patient is African American
This pocket guide is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline Management of Post Traumatic Stress, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. It focuses on the evaluation and triage of post-traumatic acute stress reaction (ASR).
This pocket guide addresses the following topics:
- Initial evaluation and triage (algorithm)
- ASR assessment
- ASR immediate needs
- ASR acute interventions...
This tool is a table of available anti-HIV medications, showing brand, generic, and other names for each medication. By clicking on the name of the drug, the user can access the AIDSInfo fact sheet for the medication. The table and the fact sheets are available in both English and Spanish.
This Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) initiative on school violence—Safe Schools/ Healthy Students—focuses on the collective involvement of families, communities, and schools to build resiliency to disruptive behavior disorders. The initiative is a grant program designed to develop real-world knowledge about what works best to reduce school violence. The underlying principles of the program are to:
- Marry security with healthy childhood development
This guide provides information on 120 key outcome indicators for evaluation of statewide comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs. Indicators are organized by evidence-based logic models. Detailed information is provided for each indicator, including indicator definition, example data sources and measures, and graphic depictions of expert panel ratings across various criteria, such as overall quality and resource utilization.
This guide addresses the following topics:...
This tool provides patient information about high blood cholesterol.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- What is cholesterol?
- What is high blood cholesterol?
- Other names for high blood cholesterol
- What causes high blood cholesterol?
- What are the signs and symptoms of high blood cholesterol?
- How is high blood cholesterol diagnosed?
- How is high blood cholesterol treated?
- Key points
This 296-page guide is designed to help clinicians and researchers understand the critical issues involved in formally evaluating alcohol treatment and planning treatment for individuals and to select the assessment instruments best suited to their purposes.
The guide provides guidance and instruments for
- Screening for alcohol use disorders
- Making a formal alcohol-related diagnosis or quantifying symptoms
- Assessing drinking behavior (quantity, frequency,...