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Definition

pathway for the healthcare activities informing the content of core care plans

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: clinical pathway; 
Synonym: pathway of care; care pathway; care map; 
Plural: clinical pathways; 

Notes

NOTE 1 The concept clinical pathway includes subtypes, for example, 'integrated care pathways', 'multidisciplinary pathways of care', 'collaborative care pathways'.

NOTE 2 clinical pathways are designed to support healthcare administration and healthcare resource management. They provide detailed guidance for each stage in the management of a patient (treatments, interventions, etc.).

Examples

Required associations

one or more health conditions governs the choice of a number of clinical pathways
a number of clinical pathways addresses one or more health conditions
up to one clinical pathway informs one or more core care plans
a number of clinical pathways refers to one or more clinical guidelines

Optional associations

Generalisations

clinical pathway

Specialisations

clinical pathway


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