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addaword.gifdefinition of care pathway

noun
(also clinical pathway)
a tool for health professionals to use when managing the care of patients with particular health conditions, usually a single document based on agreed best practice
The stroke care pathway is a resource that provides the user with a summary of the key aspects of care that should be considered for people with stroke.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/07/2013 12:44:00
Definition of care pathway from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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