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To guide accredited Nursing Staff in the prescription and administration of ibuprofen
To guide and facilitate vaccination of inpatients and outpatients across SCHN
Guidelines for the safe administration of subcutaneous immunoglobulin and immunoglobulin infusions for replacement and immunodulation therapy.
To provide a guide to CGU staff on the process to follow when ethically reviewing improvement activities submitted via CHARLI
This document will outline the process to be undertaken by the Clinical Governance Unit when preparing the paperwork required to have ethically approved Quality Improvement activities endorsed by the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).
To enhance and support the care of a child with an indwelling catheter at home. To put into practice the skills learnt in the hospital.
To ensure all staff follow appropriate policies and guidelines when assisting or supporting mothers who are breastfeeding their baby whilst a patient of SCHN
Provide guidance on formula feeding and introducing solids to infants up to the age of 12 months who are being cared for within the SCHN.
To support the treatment of infantile spasms with high dose oral prednisolone.
Tool used across the Network regarding isolation precautions required.
Guidelines on when to provide endocarditis prophylaxis for at risk procedures
This document describes how to obtain services from Inhalation Therapy in regard to the support of all respiratory equipment, including decontamination of reusable equipent. Inhalation Therapy is part of Biomedical Engineering.
Inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) is used to treat pulmonary hypertension and can be used for all road and rotary wing retrievals when the NETS 2012 series neonatal system is fitted with the specially designed nitric module.
The document outlines an organised multidisciplinary approach to rapidly resuscitate, assess, and manage the injured child in the emergency department. It has an updated Trauma call criteria, roles and responsibilities of the multidisciplinary team and new framework for Trauma calls to the ED
To provide guidelines for parents and carers on the insertion and care of feeding tubes at home
To provide information and direction regarding insurance coverage and claims for the Network.
To standardise and streamline the process of organising Trauma inter-hospital transfers.
To guide staff in preparing and actioning skin-to-skin care for neonates and their parents
Internal Transport processes for ventilated CICU patients in CICU.
To assist staff to undertake procedure accurately and according to specific requirements of surgeons at SCH Randwick. Additionally, document provides definitions which will aid in diagnosis of Intra-abdominal hypertension and Abdominal Compatment Syndrome.
To help identify patients with intrabdominal hypertension and institute appropriate management to avoid complications from compartment syndrome
The SafeSetĀ® Blood Sampling System has been designed as a closed loop system to prevent blood loss, maintain infection control and make efficient use of time and resources when obtaining blood samples
In order to adhere to NSW Health Policy PD2022_032, we need to document the administration and use of all medications used intraoperatively.
To provide guidance on the safe and effective care for patients undergoing day stay tonsillectomies.
To guide clinical staff in managing patients requiring ICP monitoring.
To guide Emergency Department staff in the use of intranasal fentanyl as a route for drug delivery in children with moderate pain and no IV access.
Describe the correct procedure for the insertion of an intraosseous needle to obtain vascular access.
Outline best practice in managing children receiving intrathecal baclofen therapy.
To specify indications, prescribing, preparation, and administration of IV aspirin in acute neurovascular conditions in paediatric patients at Children's Hospital Westmead, particularly for emergency cases.
The purpose of this document is to provide overview information about Enzyme Replacement Therapy (ERT) for patients with rare metabolic conditions, to provide a practical guideline on how to prepare and administer this product, and to how to manage transfusion -related reactions. This guideline is to be read in conjunction with a patient's Individualised (ERT) Infusion policy.
Practice guideline for the management and treatment of paediatric IV extravasation injuries.
To specify current recommendations for IV fluids in the SCHN patient population
Indication and dosage of intravenous iron and administration
To describe the indication, dosage, prescription, preparation, and administration of IV tirofiban for emergency neurovascular procedures at CHW
Timely switch from IV to oral based on national guidelines for children. Shorter duration of IV will result in fewer complications, shorter admission and reduced costs to the institution.
Provide NETS clinicians safe management guidance for patients with intussusception.
To facilitate treatment of patients presenting to the Emergency Department with isolated limb injuries or fractures immobilisation or removal of cast/splint