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practice guidelines

recommendations developed by groups of clinicians for delivery of care based on various indications.
Synonym(s): practice parameters

practice guidelines

Medical practice A set of recommendations for Pt management that identifies a specific or range of range of management strategies. See Peer review organization, Practice standards. Cf 'Cookbook' medicine.

prac·tice guide·lines

(prak'tis gīd'līnz)
Recommendations developed by groups of clinicians for delivery of care based on various indications.

prac·tice guide·lines

(prak'tis gīd'līnz)
Recommendations developed by groups of clinicians for delivery of care.
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States also can reduce barriers to telehealth implementation, expand the practice parameters of NPs and PAs, increase or expand FQHCs, and expand eligibility requirements for Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act, if they have not done so already, Smith said.
There is no mention of avoidance of nuts or popcorn for the prevention of diverticulitis in the most recent practice parameters released by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Three key priorities emerge from the report: (l) Expand access to high-quality early childhood development services; (2) revitalize low-income neighborhoods; and (3) broaden the mission of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers to step outside our traditional practice parameters and help address the nonmedical factors that affect health.
They outline evidence-based practice parameters of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and aspects of preoperative preparation, perioperative management, regional anesthesia, monitoring, pain management, and cardiovascular, neurosurgical, obstetric, and pediatric anesthesia.
However, it has offered the opportunity to review current practice parameters that dictate the care of ALS patients in a new context.
If that prediction is correct, it is important for us to waste no time in developing the best guidelines and practice parameters we can for most care rendered by otolaryngologists.
There is also a significant push to shift the database from a 'healthcare' tool to a 'law enforcement' tool that incorporates a flagging system to triggers reports to law enforcement of prescribers who fall outside yet to be defined practice parameters.
Evidence-based guidelines of prenatal care for the third trimester from the AAFP further delineated gestational age practice parameters as well as a focus on prevention of infectious diseases (Kirkham & Harris, 2005).
The current AASM practice parameters state that "certain APAP devices may be initiated and used in the self-adjusting mode for unattended treatment of patients with moderate to severe OSA without significant comorbidities (32,33).
Now, in the Integrated Model, they agreed to participate in the development or the refinement of clinical practice parameters or care guides that are built into the Allscripts system.
The article represented the recommendations of the practice parameters committee of the American College of Gastroenterology, which was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
However, she added, there are currently no practice parameters when it comes to screening for and managing sleep disturbances during pregnancy.