clinical practice guidelines


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clinical practice guidelines

a formal statement about a defined task or function in clinical practice, such as desirable diagnostic tests or the optimal treatment regimen for a specific diagnosis; generally based on the best available evidence, for example, randomized controlled trials that have been assessed by a Cochrane collaborating group.
See also: Cochrane collaboration.

clinical practice guidelines

As used in UK medical practice, a term which refers to systematically developed recommendations for patient care, which are based on scientific research, data or evidence, and are used to guide health care decisions for a defined clinical condition or under specific circumstances.

clinical practice guidelines

Clinical policies, practice guidelines, practice parameters, practice policies Medtalk Systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and Pt decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances. See Psychology.

clin·i·cal prac·tice guide·lines

(klin'i-kăl prak'tis gīd'līnz)
A formal statement about a defined task or function in clinical practice, such as desirable diagnostic tests or the optimal treatment regimen for a specific diagnosis; generally based on the best available evidence (e.g., randomized controlled trials that have been assessed by a Cochrane collaborating group).
See also: Cochrane collaboration
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'Development of clinical practice guidelines to ensure best clinical services, the establishment of centres of excellence in Physiotherapy specialisations in Nigeria will reverse health tourism,' Ahmad said.
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AiCPG is a non-profit organization created and operated exclusively for the charitable, educational and scientific purposes of freely disseminating evidence-based clinical practice guidelines information to the healthcare community in order to educate clinicians to improve patient care.
[1.] Kredo T, Bernhardsson S, Machingaidze S, et al Guide to clinical practice guidelines: The current state of play.
A study found that rehabilitation professionals expressed positive perceptions of clinical practice guidelines - however, only a small proportion of respondents used them in everyday practice.
Committee on Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines: eds, Graham R, Mancher M, Miller Wolman D, et al.
Gaelan Connell, who are helping CCGI create tools such as the new podcast series, designed to help clinicians put clinical practice guidelines into practice.
"The biggest takeaway for patients from the ACP's clinical practice guidelines is that the patient needs to be in an active partnership with their prosthodontist, dentist, and hygienist to take care of their implants or dental crowns, bridges, and veneers properly," stresses Avinash Bidra, lead author of the guidelines.
Robust, reliable and transparent methodologies must be followed to ensure that clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) meet international criteria.
They retrospectively reviewed the charts to assess for compliance with published clinical practice guidelines identified on GeneReviews and classified the tests as appropriate, misordered/not indicated, misordered/ false reassurance, or misordered/ inadequate.
Of genetic tests ordered for the 114 patients, 44 (39%) were deemed to be misordered based on published clinical practice guidelines. Of the rest, 24 tests were misordered/not indicated, 8 tests were misordered/false reassurance, and 12 tests were misordered/inadequate.

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