This clinical practice guideline
includes detailed algorithms for diagnosing patients who are suspected of having SIHD, and for assessing risk in those who are known to have SIHD, which may be particularly helpful for clinicians in primary care practice.
Acknowledging that the process of completing systematic reviews involves risk is not an indictment of practice guidelines
any more than recognizing that false positives and false negatives exist is an indictment of science.
In this era of overwhelming information, practice parameters and technology assessments that synthesize evidence-based data, and clinical practice guidelines
that combine evidence with a consensus of expert opinion, are both invaluable resources to clinicians and clinician researchers.
The survey question most pertinent to this study and defined as the dependent variable was, "How large an effect does your use of formal, written practice guidelines
such as those generated by physician organizations, insurance companies or HMOs, or government agencies have on your practice of medicine?
our results showed substantial variabilities in some PT testing practices as they relate to laboratory practice guidelines
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.
The most important reason we have practice guidelines
is to identify the standard of care.
Gambrill sets the stage in a particularly clear fashion by contextualizing the evidence based practice movement, distinguishing between evidence based practice and practice guidelines
, and providing implications for the development of social work practice knowledge.
National practice guidelines
for physical therapy in patients with low back pain.
However, the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) clinical practice guidelines
state that the prevalence of urinary incontinence increases with age and affects women more than men.
The patient guidelines are derived from the network's clinical practice guidelines
in oncology that are developed for physicians.
The accompanying Technical Report, ISO/PDTR 15489-2: Information and Documentation -- Records Management -- Part 2: Guidelines, provides additional practice guidelines
related to the standard, and it is nearly twice as long as the base standard.
has reported on recently published European Best Practice Guidelines
for Renal Transplantation which state that anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) is preferable to OKT3 for the treatment of acute rejection episodes.
Sometimes these recommendations are gathered together in clinical practice guidelines
The NGC, a repository for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
, was developed by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans.