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Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs)

Date of Publication

4/9/2013

Definition

Systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate healthcare for specific clinical circumstances. CPGs define the role of specific diagnostic and treatment modalities in the diagnosis and management of patients. The statements contain recommendations based on evidence from a rigorous systematic review and synthesis of the published medical literature.

Source of Definition

Medical Management (MM) Programs in the Direct Care System (DCS) and Remote Areas

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