Scanning the Medical Terrain : an aid to quicker adoption of guidelines
Peer reviewed, Journal article
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Original versionCEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2019, 2336 24-36.
Guidelines exist in order to ensure efficient, effective and consistent provision of healthcare service. Unfortunately, existing guidelines are often not adopted in a timely manner, even to the point of being outdated at the time of adoption. Hence, many healthcare professionals are eschewing guidelines, sometimes leading to suboptimal outcomes. This paper will examine one way of ensuring quicker adoption of guidelines in the health sector.