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critical path

The longest irreducible sequence of work activities which determines the minimum duration of a construction project.
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The adoption of clinical pathways could streamline care but threatens those branded therapies that do not obtain permitted use on the pathway," said Decision Resources Decision Resources' Product Manager Roy Moore.
Automating the evaluation of clinical pathway monitoring has benefited patients, caregivers and the organization as a whole, Desautels says.
The results of the study demonstrated that the clinical pathway development process does not have to be uniform and can be adapted to meet the needs of individual facilities.
The Pathways Homecare "starter kit" has more than 200 sample clinical pathways, multidisciplinary treatment interventions, patient- and treatment-centered outcomes goals and weighted staging questions to assign a severity level to patients.
These results suggest that despite the majority of the solid tumor patients being at cancer stage IV, the safety and effectiveness of rivaroxaban is comparable to currently recommended LMWH with the advantage of reduced patient treatment burden, supporting and validating the ongoing use of the centers Clinical Pathway Guidelines.
In this section we first define clinical pathways and discuss their typical characteristics, followed by a discussion of the analysis techniques that can be used for clinical pathway analysis.
Prof Ian Lewis, chairman of the children's clinical pathway group at NHS Yorkshire and the Humber, said: "We need to improve our services to ensure that children with asthma receive the very best care and enjoy a normal childhood.
Description: The clinical pathway was created based on current evidence using the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) and the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) tools to trigger the sequencing and timing of therapeutic interventions at different stages of the patients' disease.
In your report of Lord Darzi's visit you mentioned a Dr Peter Kelly, pictured, who is apparently 'lead chair' for the North East clinical pathway groups.
Sargent's investigation revealed some typical work flow issues, including that the vaccine was a low priority to nursing staff on day of discharge and that the clinical pathway wording was vague.
X-Ref List--includes your address, telephone number, e-mail and, for Fellowship enrollees, clinical pathway.

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