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guideline

[′gīd‚līn]
(industrial engineering)
A document containing recommendations for methods that should be used to achieve a desired goal.
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The clinical practice guideline was produced under the auspices of medical specialty associations; relevant professional societies, public or private organizations, government agencies at the Federal, State, or local level; or health care organizations or plans.
A guideline to aid employers in understanding and implementing the fundamental concepts, methodologies, and legal issues associated with the preemployment background screening of job applicants.
Brokers also view the guidelines, and even the potential law, as a positive change for them.
One thought-provoking example is Thyer's call for an interdisciplinary rather than social work specific approach to practice guidelines.
With growing international collaboration on guideline development, it was decided to translate these into English and make them available internationally on CD ROM.
They advocate development of clinical practice guidelines to assist and standardize practitioner treatment of particular medical conditions.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, portrayed the guidelines change as a shifting in the ratio of known benefits to known risks.
Because this guideline was developed with the intention of submitting it to the American National Standards Institute as a candidate for adoption as an American national standard, it has a specific focus on U.
Consequently, the need for materiality guidelines (as a possible standard for an audit's sufficiency) may be greater in government than in a corporate context.
Those who must followthe procedural guidelines should be taught directly from the source.
The guidelines will introduce worldwide principles for retiring, selling, and dismantling obsolete ships.
Hochman also agreed to let the members vote on the guidelines once again, which they did, declining to make any changes.

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