AHCRP

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To understand these purposes fully, it is important to examine the history of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, which became the AHRQ, and the development and eventual criticism of the Clinical Practice Guidelines.
This work was supported by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research grant 5 R01 HS0 7813.
However, the past decade has brought clinical practice guidelines on pain management from such groups as the World Health Organization, the American Medical Association, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), the Federation of State Medical Boards, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Rush under the Texas Medical Algorithm Project compared treatment as usual with algorithm-driven care using evidence-based guidelines provided by either the American Psychiatric Association or the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research identified incontinence as one of the risk factors in the development of pressure ulcers and made recommendations for preventing incontinence dermatitis that could lead to ulcer formation.
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research used evidence from a comprehensive analysis of published scientific research to created guidelines that suggested changes to existing practices.
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) also has guidelines for pain management in children.
The term itself is associated with the guideline initiatives of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR).
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) (1998b) emphasizes the need to focus on quality definitions citing under-use, over-use, misuse and practice variations as quality issues.
Preventive Services Task Force, the American Cancer Society, and the Interdisciplinary Task Force (originally convened by the federal Agency for Health Care Policy and Research and supported by five major gastroenterological societies) have developed detailed guidelines related to colorectal cancer screening.
Rockville, Md.: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Public Health Service, U.S.
Eisenberg, M.D., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research), and Diane Rowland, Sc.D., Henry J.
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