Latest Updates

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The list below details all additions & changes to content on this site since May 2021

Date Page added/updated Notes
14/07/2021

New: Hypertension in neonatal patients

New: Prolonged jaundice Neonates

 

13/07/2021

New: Proton Pump Inhibitor guideline for neonates and paediatrics

New: Prophylaxis for infective endocarditis in dental patients undergoing interventional procedures (adults and children)

 

12/07/2021

Updated: Referral Pathways for Head Injury Patients from Emergency Departments to RHC

Updated: Head injury guideline (Emergency Department)

New: Parenteral feeding of preterm and term infant

Updated: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC Lines) - Neonatology guideline

Updated: Empiric infection management guidelines, paediatrics, Primary Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

v5

30/06/2021

Updated: Covid-19 patient pathway 2020 – RHCG clinical policy

v35 Update to process for requesting laboratory testing for other respiratory viruses in children under 2 & requesting extended respiratory screen for patients in other categories.

28/06/2021

Updated: Spillage procedures for chemotherapy

v4

23/06/2021

Updated: RHCG Major Trauma Team Emergency Department Activation and Response - Standard Operating Procedure

New: Call out of cardiac theatre and perfusion team for advanced trauma call

 

21/06/2021

New: Paediatric Procedural Sedation with IV Ketamine SOP – RHCG ED

New: Ketamine sedation: information leaflet for parents and caregivers

New: IV Ketamine Paediatric Sedation Proforma

 

17/06/2021

New: contact numbers for Cardiac Senior Registrar & Duty Cardiac Perfusionist added to Contact Numbers list

 

11/06/2021

New: Viral Haemorrhagic Fever (VHF) patient pathway 2021

 

07/06/2021

New: Referral to Paediatric Major Trauma Centres in Scotland

New: Major Trauma Single Point of Contact (SPOC) SOP – RHCG

 

25/05/2021

New: Referral Pathways for Head Injury Patients from Emergency Departments to RHC

Updated: Guideline for Emergency Departments, Minor Injury Units and Receiving Units where a child or young person presents under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs

 

17/05/2021

New: Hand washing policy (neonatal guidelines)

New: Epilepsies in children and young people (SIGN 159)

 

SIGN Guidelines

13/05/2021

Updated: Investigation & Management of chemotherapy & radiotherapy induced diarrhoea & constipation in Haematology/Oncology (non-HSCT) patients