In our ICU clinical practice guidelines
are written for nursing procedures that are difficult to carry out or that are infrequently used and clinical protocols are written for biomedical devices that are difficult to assemble, new equipment that is to be introduced in the department and biomedical devices that are infrequently used.
were originally proposed as a way to standardize care across geographic boundaries.
Pitfalls of converting practice guidelines
into quality measures.
The case for practice guidelines
is made in a logical and persuasive fashion, with an impressive group of social work scholars providing valuable contributions.
There has been much debate in the health-care system over the need for, and effectiveness of, programs that encourage and reward doctors for following best practice guidelines
," said Allan Korn, the association's chief medical officer.
National practice guidelines
for physical therapy in patients with low back pain.
This coming spring, AMDA will be releasing new clinical practice guidelines
for incontinence care that will bring new information to our physicians and nurses, to help them to grow in knowledge and understanding of this problem.
A series of eight guides will be based on the Consortium's 1999 publication Outcomes Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Practice Guidelines
for Health-Care Professionals.
It provides practice guidelines
on the major areas of records management practice -- classification systems, security and access, document registration, storage, and retention/ disposition.
These consensus guidelines were produced by the European Best Practice Guidelines
Expert Group on renal transplantation and published in the most recent edition of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (vol.
Before finalizing the practice guidelines
, both organizations will seek public comment in a discussion forum and formal presentation at ProMat 2001 on Feb.
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.
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) is inviting health care organizations as well as other public- and private-sector entities to submit their clinical practice guidelines
for inclusion in the National Guideline Clearinghouse[TM] (NGC), a comprehensive electronic database.
Consequently, policymakers are developing practice guidelines
for many major disabilities and diseases (Hagglund & Frank, 1996).