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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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A 2005 study measured the costs of usual care against a joint replacement clinical pathway, including a standardised pathway, patient information before admission, and group physiotherapy and rehabilitation following surgery.
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.
Electronic MAR and TAR integrate with the care plan and clinical pathway. The EMR System tracks clinical outcomes and best practices, and includes 80+ assessments for data collection and documentation that integrates with the MDS.
For 3 years a Level I trauma center successfully guided the care of patients with moderate TBI utilizing a phased-outcome clinical pathway that reduced both hospital and intensive care unit (ICU) lengths of stay as well as number of ventilator days.
Clinical pathway initiatives are most often intended to address quality-of-care and cost-management objectives by changing the way care is planned and delivered.
The purpose of this study was to compare clinical pathway results to previous experiences of team process using the outcome measures for program evaluation.
Researchers have suspected that interstellar organic molecules provide the raw materials for the hydrocarbons in meterorites, but they weren't sure of the clinical pathway.
The short also touched on the regulatory status of Avance, but Turkaly believes AxoGen has been taking adequate steps to successfully progress through its clinical pathway and "constructively communicate" with the FDA, the analyst added.
Quest and UCSF developed Clinical Pathway to combat primary care doctors' general failure to diagnose Alzheimer's Disease at an early stage.

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