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Clinical algorithms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1805105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinical flow charts or algorithms are becoming an increasingly popular means of summarizing the management of a given clinical situation. However they vary greatly in complexity between authors, making comparisons difficult, and detracting from their overall usefulness to medical personnel. We have therefore reviewed the strengths and weaknesses of many published algorithms. As a result of both this and our own experience with clinical algorithms we have identified seven essential elements of clinical management. We believe that acceptance of these elements would improve the efficiency of clinical algorithms, both as a teaching format and as an aid to clinical management.
Authors:
E J Neale; A M Chang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical teacher     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0142-159X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Teach     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-01     Completed Date:  1992-05-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909593     Medline TA:  Med Teach     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  317-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Leicester Royal Infirmary.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms*
Clinical Protocols / standards*
Decision Making
Decision Trees*
Forms and Records Control
Humans
Problem Solving

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