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treatment plan

Etymology: Fr, traitement + L, planta
(in dentistry) a schedule of procedures and appointments designed to restore, step by step, a patient's oral health. The plan contains the advantages, disadvantages, costs, alternatives, and sequelae of treatment. It must be presented to the patient, as well as to the insurance company, for approval.

treatment plan

Medspeak
A documented plan that describes the patient's condition and procedure(s) that will be needed, detailing the treatment to be provided and expected outcome, and expected duration of the treatment prescribed by the physician.

treatment plan

A therapeutic strategy that may incorporate patient education, dietary adjustment, an exercise program, drug therapy, and the participation of nursing and allied health professionals. Treatment plans are esp. important in the optimal management of complex or chronic illnesses.
See also: plan

treat·ment plan

(trētmĕnt plan)
Established sequence of dental therapy reached after diagnosis and case study.
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Goal-setting, length-of-stay projections, and projected postrehabilitation level of care are inseparable and essential pieces of information in creating the patient's treatment plan.
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Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies including CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA
A custom-designed treatment plan allows the dental team to be more specific regarding the treatment recommendations for the patient.
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The Varian-RaySearch collaboration agreement involves radiobiological evaluation and radiobiological optimization of treatment plans for standard photon/electron radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and proton therapy, as well as optimization of conventional 3-D CRT.
Members who enroll in the voluntary programs are partnered with a disease manager, who encourages members to develop self-monitoring and relapse-prevention skills, communicate effectively with healthcare providers, and adhere to a physician-prescribed treatment plan.
With MOSAIQ Evaluate, the entire radiation oncology team can access and review treatment plans and patient data from the patient's chart, streamlining the radiotherapy workflow.
In order to create a customized treatment plan, a clinician must take the patient's anatomical images and identify and outline the tumor and nearby organs in a process called contouring.
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