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guideline

noun advisory limitation, aspect, bench mark, borderline indication, boundary, confinement, dimension, direction, formula, gauge, general guideline, guide, idea, instruction, key, limitation, margin, marker, measure, outer limits, parameter, perimeter, restriction, rule, specific, standard, yardstick
See also: code
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What does it take to be included in the National Guideline Clearinghouse?
Listed below are the guideline projects of the ASIS Commission on Guidelines.
We thought that it made sense to put forward a sensible set of guidelines that we think most boards of directors probably follow already, but might be helpful to new boards or buildings that haven't been as organized as they could be in admissions policy.
Last year, the Air Force issued a four-page set of interim guidelines to cover religious activity in the service.
The case for practice guidelines is made in a logical and persuasive fashion, with an impressive group of social work scholars providing valuable contributions.
The TP rules adopted by these countries generally follow the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) 1979 guidelines.
While the guidelines acknowledge that Americans consume too many saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, added sugars, and salt, there is little identification of specific foods (like meats) that should be avoided.
After 72 hours is probably too late (although the guidelines note that physicians might consider treatment even after 72 hours "for exposures conferring a serious risk of transmission").
The following guidelines are presented in three parts:
But even as the guidelines explicitly assume heightened cancer risk from childhood exposures, they also acknowledge that--for some carcinogens--the risks from childhood and adult exposures may be similar.
The guidelines are divided into five sections: developing a process for protecting workers; identifying problems and implementing solutions for resident lifting and repositioning; identifying problems and implementing solutions for other activities; training; and additional sources of information.
Smith, the CPSC engineering psychologist who helped draft the guidelines, is quoted extensively in the current issue of Consumer Product Safety Review, a quarterly CPSC publication.

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