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Institute of Medicine. 1992. Guidelines for Clinical Practice: From Development to Use. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/1863.
|2 DEVELOPING CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES
|3 IMPLEMENTING GUIDELINES: OVERVIEW AND ILLUSTRATIVE CASES
|4 IMPLEMENTING GUIDELINES: CONDITIONS AND STRATEGIES
|5 IMPLEMENTATION: QUALITY, COST, AND RISK MANAGEMENT
|6 THE INESCAPABLE COMPLEXITY OF DECISIONMAKING: ETHICS, COSTS . . .
|7 EVOLUTION IN PROCEDURES AND METHODS FOR DEVELOPING PRACTICE GUIDELINES
|8 A FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE
|A: EXAMPLES OF CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES AND RELATED MATERIALS
|B: A PROVISIONAL INSTRUMENT FOR ASSESSING CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES
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