Asthma for Health Professionals

Clinical Practice Guidelines

The IOM (2011) defined clinical practice guidelines as "statements that include recommendations intended to optimize patient care that are informed by a systematic review of evidence and an assessment of the benefits and harms of alternative care options."

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NHLBI in the Press
After reviewing the electronic health records of 72,147 patients with COVID-19, Cleveland Clinic researchers found those who had previously used a steroid-based nasal spray prior to infection were less likely to be hospitalized, receive intensive care, or die prematurely.