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Using Practice Guideline Compendiums To Provide Better Preventive Care

Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH
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Cedars-Sinai Health System; Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (Weingarten)

Ann Intern Med. 1999;130(5):454-458. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-130-5-199903020-00023
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This paper describes the rationale for continued attention to preventive care guidelines, the recent effort to organize existing guidelines, currently available compendiums of guidelines, ways to judge the quality of guidelines, and uses of guidelines in daily practice.

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