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Clinical management protocols: the bedside answer to clinical practice guidelines.
Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses
  • M A Fuss
  • Michael D Pasquale, MD, FACS, FCCM, Lehigh Valley Health Network
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.
PubMedID
9644419
Document Type
Article
Citation Information

Fuss, M. A., & Pasquale, M. D. (1998). Clinical management protocols: the bedside answer to clinical practice guidelines. Journal Of Trauma Nursing: The Official Journal Of The Society Of Trauma Nurses, 5(1), 4-11.