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6.6.4: 4. How to Use Guidelines

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  • Click on the scenario 1-16 of resources available to you and your patient, and you will be directed to clinical practice guidelines appropriate for your patient.


    Adherence to these guidelines should be applied taking into account the local medical, surgical, and financial resources available to the individual patient, as well as the ability to access services at a better and more appropriately resourced center. When key resources are unavailable, the authors recommend referral to a center where optimal management is available.