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Second Round of Evidence-base Practice Center (EPC) Reports

EPC Evidence ReportPartner(s)
Blue Cross & Blue Shield& Blue Shield Assoc. Tech. Evaluation Center Use of Erythropoietin in Hematology and Oncology Health Care Financing Administration, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Hematology
Duke University Management of Acute Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Kaiser Permanente, American College of Physicians, Department of Veterans Affairs, American Lung Association, American College of Chest Physicians, and the American Thoracic Society
ECRI Criteria for Determining Disability in Patients with End-stage Renal Disease Social Security Administration
Johns Hopkins University Treatment of Acne American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Dermatology
Johns Hopkins University Anesthesia Management During Cataract Surgery American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Dermatology
McMaster University Criteria for Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation American College of Chest Physicians and Society of Critical Care Medicine
New England Medical Center Management of Cancer Pain American Pain Society
Southern California EPC/ RAND Corporation Management of Acute Otitis Media American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Otoloarynogology-Head & Neck Surgery
Southern California EPC/ RAND Corporation Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism after Injury Eastern Association for Surgery of Trauma and American Academy of Family Physicians
Research Triangle Institute and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Management of Pre-term Labor American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
University of Texas Health Sciences Center Management of Chronic Hypertension During Pregnancy American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
University of California, San Francisco, CA, and Stanford University, Palo Alto Management of Unstable Angina American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Assoc. Task Force on Practice Guidelines
New England Medical Center Evaluation of Technologies to Identify Acute Cardiac Ischemia in the Emergency Department National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

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