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pathway

1. Education courses taken by a student to gain entry to a higher course or towards a final qualification
2. Biochem a chain of reactions associated with a particular metabolic process
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Second, the outcomes movement most commonly uses multidisciplinary process and intermediate outcome guides called critical pathways, clinical pathways and Caremaps, among others.
The critical pathway, individualized to the patient prior to or at the time of admission, is predicated on the patient's willingness to participate in the treatment process described.
The nursing director of the Neuroscience Center suggested the development of a critical pathway as a framework for coordinating care across the continuum and as a tool for program development.
We asked the following research question: what patient, hospital care, and critical pathway characteristics are qualitatively associated with pathway effectiveness for reducing length of stay for surgical procedures?
VS-6063 is an oral small molecule inhibitor of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) which is a critical pathway for cancer stem cells.
Transfer from community college to four-year institutions is a critical pathway for Latinos to earn advanced degrees.
Conservative ideology represents a critical pathway through which childhood intelligence predicts racism in adulthood," the paper said.
For example, in a critical pathway of pediatric cardiac surgery, important hand-offs occur in patients' transitions from the operating team to the intensive care unit team.
We're confident the IDEAS study will add to the growing body of clinical evidence and patient reported outcomes to support a positive review by CMS for reimbursement of amyloid imaging -- a critical pathway to providing patients with appropriate access to beta-amyloid PET imaging with Neuraceq(TM)," said Friedrich Gause, Chief Operating Officer of Piramal Imaging.
Aiming to improve quality and lower costs by reducing variation in the process of providing health care, a critical pathway defines the process, time-line, and responsibility associated with meeting a patient's clinical needs.