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guide·line

(gīd'līn),
A marking in the form of a line that serves as a guide or reference.

guideline

A rule, principle or recommendation of good practice, which is often based on evidence obtained from research or from a broad body of experience from multiple contributors.

guideline

Medtalk A series of recommendations by a body of experts in a particular discipline. See Cancer screening guidelines, Cardiac profile guidelines, Gatekeeper guidelines, Harvard guidelines, Transfusion guidelines.

guide·line

(gīd'līn)
1. A marking in the form of a line that serves as a guide or reference.
2. A rule or directive outlining a policy or procedure.
See also: clinical practice guidelines

guide·line

(gīd'līn)
Linear marking that serves as a guide or reference.
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For more information, visit the National Guideline Clearinghouse web site at www.
A guideline to assist in the selection of appropriate physical security measures including defining risk levels, addressing security incident procedures, and evaluating monitoring systems, access control, lighting, security personnel, and audits and inspections.
As more and more condos arrive on the market, Altstaetter said the guidelines are even more important for the boards themselves.
These guidelines represent an excellent and comprehensive evaluation and summary of the current evidence relating to the physiotherapy diagnosis and management of each guideline topic.
Clinical practice guidelines - also known as practice parameters, clinical protocols, critical pathways and treatment algorithms - serve five major purposes in medicine, according to the Institute of Medicine.
The first thing to understand about the guidelines is that they are merely suggestions that are not meant to apply uniformly to all situations.
With this guideline, records and information management (RIM) professionals are playing a significant role in the advancement of the practice of e-mail records management.
However, OMB regulations do not provide quantitative guidelines for determining what is material; such determinations are left to the individual auditor's judgment.
When surveyors enter a facility on an abuse complaint or during a survey, the guidelines instruct them to review facility policies and procedures to ensure they contain seven required components:
In many countries, ship dismantlers work unsupported by any worker safety guidelines or collective bargaining, according to Bailey.
The rent guidelines have been established not once but twice by members of the Rent Guidelines Board.
The article is intended to identify the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Guideline, as well as to provide a better understanding of current "substantial nexus" law.

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