Primary care clinical practice guidelines
in South Africa: Qualitative study exploring perspectives of national stakeholders.
Demonstrate creative strategies for successfully implementing nursing best practice guidelines
at the individual and organizational level.
With increased emphasis on inter-professional practice and collaboration, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
provide a common understanding of patient management between providers and support continuity of care.
Recent advances in methods to conduct knowledge synthesis (24), derive evidence-based recommendations (25), adapt high quality guidelines (26), and increase the uptake of Clinical Practice Guidelines
(27,28) have prompted an update of the DIER (development, dissemination, implementation, evaluation, and revision) Plan published in the JCCA (Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association) in 2004.
Developing, revising, and implementing clinical practice guidelines
will take the combined effort of all of us--clinicians to ask the clinical questions, people to find and grade evidence, a team to synthesize evidence into recommendations, editors to get these recommendations into reader-friendly formats, people to translate the recommendations for patients, payers and referring practitioners, and scholars to study the implementation and outcomes of guideline-based practice.
Room for improvement in National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines
. Clin Chem 2012;58:1392-4.
The clinical practice guidelines
note that routine blood tests (CBC testing and chemistry panels), breast cancer tumor marker testing, and imaging studies besides mammograms are not recommended if patients have no symptoms.
The American College of Physicians financed the development of these practice guidelines
. Potential conflicts of interest can be accessed at acponlilne.org.
The results of systematic reviews are often used to develop practice guidelines
. These practice guidelines
identify the methods used to conduct systematic reviews and give recommendations for selecting treatments based on the results.
Building a framework for the sharing of evidence-based practice guidelines
and enforcing their consistent application across several institutions can be overwhelming.
In the state of Oregon, a project was started that focuses on the use of clinical practice guidelines
to establish the legal standard of care.