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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 Guidelines Trust contains expertly-vetted briefs, TRUST Scorecards and links to full-text guidelines.
The level of knowledge and awareness of the academic staff and research assistants on this issue working at these two pediatric hospitals were investigated between March and June 2016 by applying a 13-item questionnaire about the EQUATOR network and reporting guidelines. EQUATOR is a comprehensive network that publishes guidelines in English and serves as a unique source for reporting guidelines.
APHA's comments also called for USDA to include guidelines around beverages, added sugars and saturated fats.
"These guidelines, now in the fourth update, represent a continuous process of best practice evidence that has led to a 50% decline in severe traumatic brain injury deaths when put into practice.
One potential dilemma is the dearth of necessary expertise to embark on guidelines of such a magnitude.
In England and Wales, under provisions made by the Criminal Justice Act 2003, (14) since March 2004, sentencing guidelines were produced by the Sentencing Guidelines Council (SGC) after recommendations from the Sentencing Advisory Panel (SAP).
In this issue of Clinical Chemistry, a Canadian group reports on their application of the AGREE instrument to guidelines developed by the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) (7).
Physicians may also be surprised that the guidelines, published in Archives of Dermatology (2012;148:95-102), recommend cyclosporine as a short-term solution for up to 12 weeks to control a psoriasis flare.
"Putting medical treatment guidelines in place will mean injured workers get faster and more effective medical care at a lower cost to employers;' New York Insurance Department Superintendent Eric Dinallo said in a statement.
There is physician discretion built into that part of the guideline as well--it was not written as a rigid cookbook.

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