Adoption of an Electronic Template to Promote Evidence-Based Practice for Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, and Directives Documents.

BACKGROUND Policies, procedures, and guidelines standardize care, meet regulatory requirements, and can promote safety in clinical practice. The existing protocols, policies, guidelines, and directives (PPGDs) at a level 1 trauma academic medical center were underused by the intensive care unit clinicians and did not always clearly represent the supporting… (More)