NEW PRACTICE PARAMETER AND TECHNICAL STANDARDS PROPOSAL FORM
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Type of Document Proposed
Practice Parameter/Technical Standard Explanation
PRACTICE PARAMETERS describe recommended conduct in specific areas of clinical practice. They are based on analysis of current literature, expert opinion, open forum commentary, and informal consensus. Parameters are not intended to be legal standards of care or conduct and may be modified as determined by individual circumstances and available resources.
TECHNICAL STANDARDS describe technical parameters that are quantitative or measurable. They often include specific recommendations for patient management or equipment specifications or settings. Technical Standards are based on analysis of current literature, expert opinion, open forum commentary, and informal consensus. Technical Standards are intended to set a minimum level of acceptable technical parameters and equipment performance and may be modified as determined by individual circumstances and available resources.
Justification for proposed document
Why is this document important to develop now? How will narrowing the variability of radiology practice be beneficial?
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Potential for overlap
Could the proposed document be combined with an existing practice parameter or technical standard?
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