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medical standards of practice

  1. 0 Hello - I am looking for a resource for medical standards of practice - either book or online format. I received an advertisement for a text, but cannot find it. Any ideas for a quick reference guide when working cases? Thanks in advance!
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  3. Visit  Ginger's Mom profile page
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    Uptodate is a service that all the docs use and has all the standards.

    http://www.uptodate.com/home/index.html
    wooh and lindarn like this.
  4. Visit  PattyC profile page
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    Thanks so much!
  5. Visit  ERAnita profile page
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    I just looked at that "Uptodate.com" website. A one-year subscription if $495, 2-year $790. OUCH! Is there anywhere else the SOC can be found? JCAHO website? State Boards of Nursing website?
  6. Visit  Ginger's Mom profile page
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    Every hospital I am in contact have it on their intranet. Also try a medical library.

    You can also go to each of the Organizations ( American College of Cardiologists) or go to CMS for their standards. National Safety Forum,

    Laywers use Lexis/Nexis which is very expensive, they should pay for your tools for the cases you review.
  7. Visit  ERAnita profile page
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    Thank you for your response. I'll look into it and see what I can get to get started. Thanks again!

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