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Descriptor in English: Practice Guidelines as Topic
Descriptor in Spanish: Guías de Práctica Clínica como Asunto
Descriptor in Portuguese: Guias de Prática Clínica como Assunto
Descriptor in French: Guides de bonnes pratiques cliniques comme sujet
Entry term(s): Best Practice
Best Practices
Tree number(s): N04.761.700.350.650
N05.700.350.650
VS3.003.001.006.004
Scope note: Works about directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
Annotation: for general design, methodology, economics, etc. of guidelines related to healthcare; do not confuse with the Publication Type PRACTICE GUIDELINE
Allowable Qualifiers: ST standards
History Note: 2008(1993)
See also the descriptors: Consensus MeSH
DeCS UI: 30602
Descriptor UI: D017410
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/22
Revision Date: 2019/07/09
Practice Guidelines as Topic - Preferred
Concept UI M0026425
Scope note Works about directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
Preferred term Practice Guidelines as Topic
Best Practices - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0555662
Preferred term Best Practices
Entry term(s) Best Practice



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