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critical pathway

outline or diagram that documents the process of diagnosis or treatment deemed appropriate for a condition based on practice guidelines.

critical pathway

care pathway

The sequence of health and social care services a patient in the UK receives after entering the system during a particular episode of care.

crit·i·cal path·way

(krit'i-kăl path'wā)
A schedule of medical and nursing procedures, including diagnostic tests, medications, and consultations, designed to provide practice guidelines for the efficient, coordinated treatment of a specific condition.
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Pearson SD, Goulart-Fisher D, Lee TH: Critical pathways as a strategy for improving care: Problems and potential.
Implementation of the SCI critical pathway began in July 1992 and included a 6-month pilot project to determine the efficacy of its use.
We defined pathway development and implementation characteristics by reviewing archived critical pathway files with local critical pathway experts.
We also recognize that approaches to systems analysis in business management and in other fields also involve the notion of critical pathways (Harry et al.
Outpatient critical pathways will give your practice a head start on insurer-mandated pathways
In health care organizations, critical pathways describe pivotal steps in the clinical processes of care.
Accessibility is more than a critical pathway towards digital inclusion.
The approach of applying pharmacogenetics to develop drugs and predictive tests based on a critical pathway, such as FCGR3A, offers greater opportunity for us to understand the mechanisms of action of monoclonal antibodies and to discover new and enhanced cancer therapies," said Herve Watier, Ph.
Whether motivated high school graduates have their sights on a vocation or a professional career, the licenses, certificates and degrees offered by the higher education system are a critical pathway to better-paying jobs and a more vibrant economy for the State," said Diana Fuentes-Michel, Executive Director of CSAC.
PharmaDirections, Inc, located in North Carolina, focuses on providing outsourced drug development management for pre IND enabling, IND, and post IND CMC critical pathway needs for the pharmaceutical industry.
About the Asian University for Women: Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the Asian University for Women (AUW) is based on the firm belief that higher education provides a critical pathway to leadership development, economic progress, and social and political equality.
located in North Carolina, focuses in providing outsourced drug development management for pre IND enabling, IND, and post IND CMC critical pathway needs for the pharmaceutical industry.