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a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain

a trodden path

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Implemented continuity of care in ambulatory surgical critical pathway The continuity of care was realized in all the flows of time, coordination, caring relationship, and information.
Critical pathways can improve results with carotid endarterectomy.
Nurses will be able to receive CEUs for completing the test questions included with the articles on the critical pathway and donor identification, referral and consent.
The critical pathway, individualized to the patient prior to or at the time of admission, is predicated on the patient's willingness to participate in the treatment process described.
A critical pathway is an interdisciplinary document that communicates planned interventions for a specific population within a specific timeframe (Mercy Healthcare Arizona, 1994).
Two alternative names are critical pathway and care map.
Freeing itself of the restraints of the Tornillo ruling, the majority said: "The First Amendment's command that government not impede the freedom of speech does not disable the government from taking steps to ensure that private interests not restrict, through physical control of a critical pathway of communication, the free flow of information and ideas.
Smart metering represents the critical pathway for OnStream's future," said Sharon Rodriguez, Director, OnStream.
Critical pathway programs often tend to be comprehensive rather than focused, and may target the most common reasons for admission rather than patients for whom the potential for quality improvement is greatest (Darer, Pronovost, and Bass 2002).
16) For example, evaluation of a critical pathway for acute stroke management in a given hospital would use systematic data collection and analysis of the presenting features and outcomes of the people with acute stroke who came to that hospital.
An early decision was made to develop a documentation by exception system with critical pathway overtones.
The case manager is responsible for monitoring the plan of care and if appropriate initiating a critical pathway.
VS-6063 is an oral small molecule inhibitor of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) which is a critical pathway for cancer stem cells.
Conservative ideology represents a critical pathway through which childhood intelligence predicts racism in adulthood," the paper said.