Guidelines

Updated 12.3.2020

Current Care Guidelines are independent, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. These national guidelines cover important issues related to Finnish health, medical treatment as well as prevention of diseases.

The guidelines are published in Finnish and a few have been translated into English.

Contraception
Working group set up by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, the Finnish Gynaecological Association and the Finnish Association for General Practice
Published 29.9.2016, partially updated 27.4.2017

Glaucoma
Evidence summaries
Tables
Working Group appointed by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, the Finnish Ophthalmological Society and the Finnish Glaucoma Society
2014 | PDF

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Working group set up by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim and the Finnish Society for Rheumatology
Published 9.3.2017

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Evidence summaries
Working group appointed by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, the Ophthalmological Society of Finland and the Departments of Eye Diseases (Ophthalmology) of the Finnish Hospital Districts
2016 | PDF


Patient Information

Periodontitis (“gum disease”)
2018 | PDF


Smart to Avoid Recommendations (Choosing Wisely Finland)

It is possible to improve the effectiveness, productivity and safety of healthcare if out of date and practices not supported by evidence are systematically discontinued.

To support smart diagnostic procedures and care decisions, the Current Care editorial staff defined a process for developing Smart to Avoid Recommendations and piloted the development of these recommendations in the autumn of 2016. The development of the Smart to Avoid Recommendations is ongoing.

Read more about the Smart to Avoid Recommendations (in Finnish)

For more information about Choosing Wisely, please visit www.choosingwisely.org