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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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infection, hemorrhage, rupture, so it is the need of the hour to find and practice parameters that are non-invasive in nature so that varices can be detected without the complications of endoscopy5.
Medically necessary care must be consistent with generally accepted practice parameters as determined by health care providers in the same or similar general specialty as typically manages the condition, procedure, or treatment at issue and must: (1) help restore or maintain the enrollee's health; or (2) prevent deterioration of the enrollee's condition.
This edition has new chapters on laboratory tests and personalized medicine, discussions of new allergy and immunology practice parameters, and recent information on biologic therapies, drug allergy pathogenesis, environmental controls, and diagnostic testing.
1,3) Although there is no strong evidence about the optimal bath frequency or duration, Joint Task Force (JTF) practice parameters from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology state that baths should last for at least 10 minutes.
Further, we have attempted (appropriately) to define roles, practice parameters, professional perspectives, academic credentialing of educational programs through professional organizations.
The ACR Practice Parameters are a complementary set of documents that describe common indications, findings, and technical parameters on a modality-and indication-specific basis.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry practice parameters state that "consideration of weight management interventions and increased regularity of blood glucose and lipid levels should be implemented if [atypical antipsychotic agent]-induced weight gain exceeds 90th percentile body mass index (BMI) for age, or a change of five BMI units in those youths who were obese at the beginning of treatment.
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters.
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.
Practice parameters issued by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons in 2014 suggest that elective colectomy "should typically be advised" following successful medical treatment of diverticular-associated abscess with or without percutaneous drainage, noted Dr.
Everything is explained in wide detail concerning drug studies, drug selection, clinical trials, practice parameters, and so on.
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.