Musculoskeletal Guidelines

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Upper Limb

Optimizing the management of rotator cuff problems (2010)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Guideline - link (pdf)
Summary - link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 14/14 see score sheet


Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Rotator Cuff Syndrome in the workplace (2013)

The University of New South Wales, Medicine, Rural Clinical School, Port Macquarie Campus

link (pdf 3.7MB)

iCAHE checklist score - 13/14 see score sheet


Clinical Practice guideline: Medial epicondyle fracture of the humerus - Emergency Department, (2013)

Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

link (html)

iCAHE checklist score - 4/14 see score sheet
 

Clinical practice guideline on the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (2008)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 14/14 see score sheet

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Lower Limb

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Evidence-Based Guideline on Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries (2015)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

link (html)

iCAHE checklist score: 12/14 see score sheet


The management of hip fracture in adults (2011)

National Clinical Guideline Centre

link (pdf 257KB)

iCAHE checklist score - 14/14 see score sheet


Guideline for the non-surgical management of hip and knee Osteoarthritis (2009)

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 14/14 see score sheet


Health Care Guideline: Ankle Sprain (2006)

Institute for clinical systems improvement

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 11/14 see score sheet


Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ankle sprains: an evidence-based clinical Guidelines (2012)

British Journal of Sports Medicine 

link (html)

iCAHE checklist score - 7/14 see score sheet


Clinical Practice Guideline The Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline - Revision (2010)

American College of foot and ankle surgeons (ACFAS)

link (html)

iCAHE checklist score - 6/14


The Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline-Revision (2010)

Clinical Practice Guideline Heel Pain Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 7/14 see score sheet


The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture - Guideline And Evidence Report (2009)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 13/14 see score sheet


Achilles Pain, Stiffness, and Muscle Power Deficits: Achilles Tendinitis (2010)

Clinical Practice Guideline Heel Pain Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

link (html)

iCAHE checklist score - 7/14 see score sheet


Heel Pain: Plantar Fasciitis (2008)

 Orthopaedic Section of The American Physical Therapy Association 

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 12/14 see score sheet

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General

Clinical guideline for the diagnosis and management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (2009)

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian Department of Health and Aging (DoHA)

link (pdf)

iCAHE checklist score - 14/14 see score sheet


Recommendations for the Use of Nonpharmacologic and Pharmacologic Therapies in Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee (2012)

American College of Rheumatology

link (pdf 96KB)

iCAHE checklist score - 9/14 see score sheet

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iCAHE Guideline Quality Checklist (pdf 154kb)

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