Bernard Gardner, MD | Authors

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Society of Surgical Oncology Practice Guidelines: Introductory Remarks

September 01, 1997

Thousands of practice guidelines/practice parameters have been published by various professional organizations. The American Medical Association,[1] American College of Physicians,[2,3] and others[4-6] have written extensively about

SSO Practice Guidelines: Introductory Remarks

August 01, 1997

Thousands of practice guidelines/practice parameters have been published by various professional organizations. The American Medical Association,[1] American College of Physicians,[2,3] and others[4-6] have written extensively about

SGO Practice Guidelines: Introductory Remarks

July 01, 1997

Thousands of practice guidelines/practice parameters have been published by various professional organizations. The American Medical Association,[1] American College of Physicians,[2,3] and others[4-6] have written extensively about

Guidelines for the Early Referral of Patients to Cancer Specialists

June 01, 1997

Several years ago, during Dr. Gardner's tenure as President of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), the SSO's Executive Council agreed to the development of practice guidelines for early referral of potential cancer patients. This move

SSO Practice Guidelines: Introductory Remarks

June 01, 1997

The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research established a forum for quality and effectiveness in health care under which practice guidelines were to be evaluated. The groups involved in this forum turned to the Institute of Medicine to evaluate the