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Recent Commentary

PERSPECTIVE (August 4, 2008)

A Guideline for Palliative and End of Life Care
By: Karl Lorenz, MD, MSHS

See the related Guideline Summary.

June 2008

The American Heart Association's "Get With The Guidelines Program": Key Findings and Lessons Learned
By: Gregg C. Fonarow, MD

April 2008

Building A Better Guideline: Overcoming Challenges and Establishing Transparency
By: Sandra Zelman Lewis, PhD

March 2008

Is the Measurement Mandate Diverting the Patient Safety Revolution?
By: Robert M. Wachter, MD
See the related Forum for this Commentary.

Eating Disorders: Newer Practice Guidelines Reinforce Severity of Conditions But Still Reflect Deficits in Knowledge Base
By: Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED and Nancy D. Berkman, PhD, MLIR
See the related Guideline Synthesis.

February 2008

Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society. What's New? What's Different?
By: Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD
See the related Guideline Summary.

December 2007

A Season for Change. An essay describing the new NGC Expert Commentary feature.
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Expert Commentaries are authored by the NGC/NQMC Editorial Board and/or by other experts working in conjunction with our board. Our Editorial Board is diverse in terms of their clinical expertise, geographical representation, and stakeholder affiliation.