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Table 2 Clinical practice guidelines for high priority conditions

From: Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care: a systematic scoping review of clinical practice guidelines since 2011

No. Author(s) Title Year Country Number of recommendations
Diabetes mellitus
Gestational diabetes
  1 Endocrine Society [29] Diabetes and pregnancy: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline 2013 International 32
  2 The Association of Physicians of India [21] Consensus evidence-based guidelines for management of gestational diabetes mellitus in India 2014 India 23
  3 German Diabetes Association/ German Association for Gynecology and Obstetrics [32] Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) diagnosis, therapy and follow-up care 2014 Germany 45
  4 Ministry of Health (New Zealand) [39] Screening, diagnosis and management of gestational diabetes in New Zealand: a clinical practice guideline 2014 New Zealand 29
  5 Moyer VA, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [38] Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement 2014 United States of America 3
  6 World Health Organization [30] Diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy: a World Health Organization Guideline 2014 International 1
  7 Chinese Medical Association [23] Diagnosis and therapy guideline of pregnancy with diabetes mellitus 2014 China 32
  8 Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile [40] Serie guías clínicas: diabetes y embarazo (1ª parte): cuidado preconcepcional, diagnóstico y seguimiento 2015 Chile 8
  9 Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Welfare [25] Management of gestational diabetes ( ) 2015 Georgia 22
  10 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [37] Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period 2015 United Kingdom 66
  11 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics [35] The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Initiative on gestational diabetes mellitus: A pragmatic guide for diagnosis, management, and care 2015 International 29
  12 Asociación Latinoamericana de Diabetes [33] Guías de diagnóstico y tratamiento de la diabetes gestacional 2016 Latin America 10
  13 Joint British Diabetes Societies for inpatient care [36] Management of glycaemic control in pregnant women with diabetes on obstetric wards and delivery units 2017 United Kingdom 4
  14 Ministry of Health (Malaysia) [24] Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy 2017 Malaysia 17
  15 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [28] ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 190: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 2017 United States of America 15
  16 Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [22] Diabetes Mellitus Screening in Pregnancy 2017 Thailand 2
  17 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics [27] Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Gestational Diabetes Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline 2018 United States of America 18
  18 Government of South Australia [31] Gestational diabetes and diabetes mellitus 2019 Australia 19
  19 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada [34] Guideline No. 393-Diabetes in Pregnancy 2019 Canada 12
Pre-existing diabetes
  1 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [37] Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period 2015 United Kingdom 65
  2 Joint British Diabetes Societies for inpatient care [36] Management of glycaemic control in pregnant women with diabetes on obstetric wards and delivery units 2017 United Kingdom 83
  3 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [41] ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 201: Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus 2018 United States of America 9
  4 Government of South Australia [31] Gestational diabetes and diabetes mellitus 2019 Australia 126
Chronic hypertension
 1 Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand [42] The SOMANZ Guidelines for the Management of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy 2014 2014 Australia, New Zealand 19
 2 French Society of Hypertension [43] Hypertension and pregnancy. Expert consensus statement from the French Society of Hypertension, an affiliate of the French Society of Cardiology 2016 France 15
 3 Hypertension Canada [44] Hypertension Canada's 2018 Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in Pregnancy 2018 Canada 6
 4 International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy [45] Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: ISSHP Classification, Diagnosis, and Management Recommendations for International Practice 2018 International 28
 5 Polish Society of Hypertension; Polish Cardiac Society; Polish Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians [46] Management of hypertension in pregnancy: prevention, diagnosis, treatment and long-term prognosis 2019 Poland 24
 6 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [47] ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 203: Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy 2019 United States of America 11
 7 Royal College of Physicians of Ireland [48] The management of hypertension in pregnancy 2019 Ireland 21
 8 Chinese Medical Association [16] Diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and pre-eclampsia in pregnancy: a clinical practice guideline in China(2020) 2020 China 1
 9 Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [20] Management of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy 2020 Thailand 9
 10 Swedish Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology [49] Riktlinjer för hypertonisjukdomar under graviditet 2021 Sweden 9
Respiratory conditions
Asthma
  1 Government of South Australia [50] Asthma in pregnancy 2016 Australia 79
  2 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [51] Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies 2019 United Kingdom 4
Hemoglobinopathies and sickle cell disease
 1 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [52] Management of Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy 2011 United Kingdom 136
Mental and substance use disorders
General mental disorders, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders
  1 beyondblue [53] Depression and related disorders – anxiety, bipolar disorder and puerperal psychosis – in the perinatal period. A guideline for primary care health professionals 2011 Australia 6
  2 Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network [54] SIGN 127: Management of perinatal mood disorders 2012 Scotland 27
  3 BC Reproductive Mental Health Program [55] Best Practice Guidelines for Mental Health Disorders in the Perinatal Period 2014 Canada 26
  4 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada [56] Adolescent Pregnancy Guidelines 2015 Canada 2
  5 World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry [57] Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Schizophrenia. Part 3: Update 2015 Management of special circumstances: Depression, Suicidality, substance use disorders and pregnancy and lactation 2015 International 13
  6 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [58] Substance use in pregnancy 2018 Australia, New Zealand 7
Depression and anxiety
  1 beyondblue [53] Depression and related disorders – anxiety, bipolar disorder and puerperal psychosis – in the perinatal period. A guideline for primary care health professionals 2011 Australia 65
  2 Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network [54] SIGN 127: Management of perinatal mood disorders 2012 Scotland 23
  3 Guideline Expert Advisory Committee [59] Detection and management of mood disorders in the maternity setting: the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines 2013 Australia 34
  4 BC Reproductive Mental Health Program [55] Best Practice Guidelines for Mental Health Disorders in the Perinatal Period 2014 Canada 66
  5 World Health Organization [12] Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care 2015 International 2
  6 Government of South Australia [60] Anxiety and depression in the perinatal period 2016 Australia 30
  7 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [61] Screening for Perinatal Depression 2018 United States of America 6
  8 Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario [62] Assessment and Interventions for Perinatal Depression 2018 Canada 27
  9 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [58] Substance use in pregnancy 2018 Australia, New Zealand 1
  10 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [63] Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement 2019 United States of America 2
Substance use disorder
  1 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [64] Committee Opinion No. 711: Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy 2017 United States of America 10
  2 Government of South Australia [65] Substance use in pregnancy 2013 Australia 2
  3 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [66] Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance 2014 United Kingdom 7
  4 World Health Organization [67] Guidelines for identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy 2014 International 17
  5 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada [56] Adolescent Pregnancy Guidelines 2015 Canada 1
  6 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada [68] No. 349-Substance Use in Pregnancy 2017 Canada 16
  7 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [58] Substance use in pregnancy 2018 Australia, New Zealand 133
Tobacco use
  1 Government of South Australia [65] Substance use in pregnancy 2013 Australia 31
  2 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada [68] No. 349-Substance Use in Pregnancy 2017 Canada 2
Alcohol use disorder
  1 Government of South Australia [65] Substance use in pregnancy 2013 Australia 17
  2 World Health Organization [67] Guidelines for identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy 2014 International 9
  3 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [58] Substance use in pregnancy 2018 Australia, New Zealand 3
  4 World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry [69] Guidelines for the treatment of alcohol use disorders in pregnant women 2019 International 45
  5 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada [70] Screening and Counselling for Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy 2020 Canada 26
  6 British Columbia Centre on Substance Use [71] Pregnancy Supplement – Provincial Guideline for the Clinical Management of High-Risk Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder 2020 Canada 22