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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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The clinical practice guideline contains systematically developed statements that include recommendations, strategies, or information that assists physicians and/or other health care practitioners and patients make decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.
A guideline that encompasses all elements of emergency preparedness, crisis management, and disaster recovery.
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.
The editors clearly recognize the limitations and challenges, as well as the inherent strengths of the practice guideline approach.
The following two guidelines are presented as flowcharts only and the guideline and review of the evidence are not included on the CD
Under the eighth Guideline provision, "physical presence" is created when a taxpayer "engages in other 'activities' in the taxing State that constitute a physical connection with the taxing State, including, without limitation, the conclusion of the taxable sale in the taxing State.
Less than a month later, much to O'Brien's frustration, the feds changed the guidelines.
The guideline emphasizes that retention periods for e-mail records must be based on the content and value of the information contained in the e-mail, not the medium.
The affirmative defense, first outlined in the Maine Liability Demonstration Project, allows physicians who follow a guideline to be exculpated outright.
Many auditors, especially those in smaller CPA firms and state audit agencies that do not have the resources to develop inhouse guidelines or policies, apparently would welcome a quantitative guideline provided it was not perceived as a substitute for auditor judgment.
The convicted administrator interpreted guidelines one way, state authorities interpreted them another, and the courts interpreted them yet a third way.
Labor groups, environmental activists, and shipping experts have begun finalizing international guidelines that would reduce threats from toxic substances released during the ship scrapping process and would protect the health and safety of laborers who dismantle ships.

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