Developing guidelines for local use: algorithms for cost-efficient outpatient management of cardiovascular disorders in a VA Medical Center.

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  • Local use of practice guidelines requires paying close attention to the concerns of the patient within the framework of society, to the professional and educational needs of the provider, and to the realities of cost. One Veterans Affairs facility took the challenge of balancing these factors and developed their own algorithms for three cardiovascular disorders.
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  • Aucott JN; Taylor AL; Wright JT; Ganz MB; Landefeld CS; Pelecanos EI; Carrol AM; Dombrowski RC; van Why KJ; Lederman R
  • Start Page

  • 17
  • End Page

  • 32
  • Volume

  • 20
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  • 1