Definitions for practice guideline
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word practice guideline
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Work consisting of a set of directions or principles to assist the health care practitioner with patient care decisions about appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, or other clinical procedures for specific clinical circumstances. Practice guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, organizations such as professional societies or governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. They can provide a foundation for assessing and evaluating the quality and effectiveness of health care in terms of measuring improved health, reduction of variation in services or procedures performed, and reduction of variation in outcomes of health care delivered.
Find a translation for the practice guideline definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these practice guideline definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"practice guideline." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 26 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/practice guideline>.