Title

Clinical management protocols: the bedside answer to clinical practice guidelines.

Publication/Presentation Date

1-1-1998

Abstract

TOPIC: Clinical Management Protocols for trauma patients.

PURPOSE: The goals and process for developing and implementing Clinical Management Protocols are presented. Protocol development and the differences between clinical practice guidelines, critical pathways, and clinical management protocols are discussed.

SOURCES: Published literature, experience, and clinical expertise.

CONCLUSIONS: Utilizing annotated algorithms, the protocols are designed for and driven by patient care based on patient need and require the collaboration of experts and trauma team members.

Volume

5

Issue

1

First Page

4

Last Page

11

ISSN

1078-7496

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Other Medical Specialties | Surgery

PubMedID

9644419

Department(s)

Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty

Document Type

Article