Clinical Policies from Outside Organizations and Endorsed by ACEP

Other medical societies, at times, ask that ACEP review and endorse their clinical guidelines. The following have been endorsed by ACEP:

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging: Appropriate Use Criteria for Ventilation-Perfusion Imaging in Pulmonary Embolism, 2017.

Endorsed by ACEP, May 23, 2017.

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2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope.

Endorsed by ACEP, February 1, 2017.

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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016.

Endorsed by ACEP January 18, 2017.

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Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Endorsed by ACEP February 4, 2016.

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Evidence-Based Guideline: Treatment of Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Children and Adults: Report of the Guideline Committee of the American Epilepsy Society.

Endorsed by ACEP January 7, 2016.

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2015 ACR/ACC/AHA/AATS/ACEP/ASNC/NASCI/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR/SCPC/SNMMI/STR/STS Appropriate utilization of cardiovascular imaging in emergency department patients with chest pain: a joint document of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Committee and the American College of Cardiology Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force.

Endorsed by ACEP August 24, 2015

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2013 ACCF/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions for Measuring the Clinical Management and Outcomes of Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes and Coronary Artery Disease.

Endorsed by ACEP January 7, 2013.

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ACCF 2012 Expert Consensus Document on Practical Clinical Considerations in the Interpretation of Troponin Elevations.

Endorsed by ACEP August 2, 2012.

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The Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children Older Than 3 Months of Age: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Endorsed by ACEP July 22, 2011.

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Note: These Guidelines are not the product of ACEP nor are they intended to represent a legal standard of care for emergency physicians. Recommendations offered in these documents are not intended to represent the only diagnostic or management options available to the emergency physician. ACEP recognizes the importance of the individual physician’s judgment and patient preferences. The Guidelines are provided “AS IS” without warranty, express or implied, and ACEP hereby excludes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose with respect to the Guidelines. ACEP shall not be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages related to the user’s decision to use this information contained herein.

View this PDF of clinical guidelines previously endorsed by ACEP that are no longer considered current by the outside organization and/or have been replaced by the outside organization.

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