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Practice Guidelines as Topic

"Practice Guidelines as Topic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Practice Guidelines as Topic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Practice Guidelines as Topic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4036 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 369 publications in 2016
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