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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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A combination of graphic and text-based material is very useful for demonstrating clinical practice guidelines as well as clinical protocols for assembling biomedical devices.
In order to develop practice guidelines, it is necessary to critically analyze our practice.
One thought-provoking example is Thyer's call for an interdisciplinary rather than social work specific approach to practice guidelines.
The CD-ROM also includes three articles on the topics of quality assurance and clinical practice guideline development and implementation in the Netherlands.
The consumer guide Pressure Ulcers: What You Should Know is based on the scientific evidence presented in the Consortium's 2000 clinical practice guideline (CPG) Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals.
The National Guideline Clearinghouse[TM], sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the American Medical Association, and the American Association of Health Plans Foundation, is an Internet resource that offers hundreds of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for treating the most common medical conditions.
The NGC responds to a longstanding need by identifying and featuring evidence-based clinical practice guidelines presented with standardized abstracts and tables that allow for comparison of guidelines on similar topics.
The American Medical Association believes that physician organizations that have developed clinical practice guidelines can greatly enhance their usefulness to physicians, patients, and the public by including them in the National Guideline Clearinghouse[TM]," Coble said.
1] The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) defines practice guidelines as "systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.
Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care provides a fine survey of guidelines for some sixty common outpatient conditions, and offers quick reference to the latest screening and management guidelines gleaned from both medical and scientific sources and government agencies.
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