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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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Key clinical point: High adherence to a bronchiolitis clinical pathway can lead to shorter lengths of stay and lower costs for patients in the ED and inpatient settings without increasing readmission rates or compromising standard of care.
This function explains and presents criteria for each clinical pathway.
The clinical pathway was developed by a multidisciplinary team of senior clinicians, clinical nurse consultants and managers from both the ED and renal departments.
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.
In the retrospective cohort study listed above, the relationship between the use of a unique evidence-based clinical pathway and the following six indicators of process, clinical, and financial outcomes were measured.
Assessing the efficacy of a clinical pathway in the management of older patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure.
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.
Dr Hunter has been given a pounds 145,000 grant from the independent charity The Health Foundation to examine the way the clinical pathway is working.
Electronic MAR and TAR integrate with the care plan and clinical pathway.
A clinical pathway model demonstrates to third party payers the quality and consistency of care delivered.

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