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medical guideline

A best practices protocol for managing a particular condition, which includes a treatment plan founded on evidence-based strategies and consensus statements by peers in the field.
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The CGTSU assists external development centres, internal developers and the NICE Centre for Clinical Practice (CCP) technical team to meet the needs of Clinical Guideline Committees, by supporting the guideline developers in their work.
Launching the National Clinical Guideline: National Early Warning Score yesterday, Mr Reilly said: "The national clinical guidelines provide a mechanism to improve further the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of healthcare.
In November 2011 NICE published a new clinical guideline on the longer-term care of adults, children and young people who self-harm.
What clinicians can be more uncertain about are issues such as how to distinguish a good systematic review from a poor one, how to appraise a meta-analysis, how to critically appraise a clinical guideline, and how to review qualitative research.
Commissioned by the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence, UK, this is the updated national clinical guideline on core interventions in the treatment and management of schizophrenia in adults in primary and secondary care.
The IDF oral health clinical guideline supports what research has already suggested, which is that management of periodontal disease can help decrease the risk of developing diabetes and help those with diabetes control their blood-sugar levels.
Maryland nurses can with other leading evidence-based clinical guideline producers for a summit on June 4-5 to address the use of quality systematic reviews to inform evidence-based guidelines.
The first draft of its clinical guideline for England and Wales, published in September, said that mothers-to-be should be discouraged from having this serious operation where there was no good medical reason.
Cytyc Corporation (Nasdaq: CYTC), a leading provider of surgical and diagnostic products targeting cancer diagnostics and women's health, today announced that a new clinical guideline for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB), published this month by the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), recommends endometrial ablation as preferable to hysterectomy for the treatment of most women who suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding alone.
A clinical guideline developed in a hospital in Arizona that reduces the complications of patients with diabetes should be shared throughout the system.
Then implement a clinical guideline addressing that specific treatment issue and measure the progress over time.

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