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To inform staff of the processes for a child to have an MRI under GA that is allocated on the scheduled list and patients on the unscheduled list (emergency list). To inform nursing staff working in Medical Imaging of the post anaesthetic care and discharge requirements.
This guideline and flow chart has been developed to assist SCHN staff to provide an immediate response and manage risk when a young person / parent / carer is identified as being on the Child Protection Register for Sexual and Violent Crimes.
Clinical care guideline for ED staff
Criteria that must be met in order to include a mandatory training requirement in a Policy Directive. The SCHN information outlines the mandatory training requirements for SCHN staff.
Provides information on the management and responsibilities of Manual Handling incidents and the processes involved in identifying, assessing and controlling manual handling risks. Provides guidance regarding ergonomics and the control of risks in the workplace.
Activation and deactivation procedure to provide blood components to patients requiring massive blood transfusion in a timely manner.
To outline the protocoll for managing patients with measles and treating contacts
To guide staff in the process of dealing with media.
To give nursing staff background information on medical imaging procedures to help manage patient care when requiring medical imaging procedures
To replace current medication handling policy and give guidance on the administration of medication
Documented Practice Guideline to support the Administration of Medication by Parents and Carers
Guide to the Management of SCHN Formulary
Guide Medicine Recalls for the Network
Procedure for obtaining and documenting Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) and process of reconciliation at transfer of care.
This document describes the activities to be undertaken at the ward or department level when Medtasker is unavailable.
To provide clear guidance in relation to acceptance,maintenance and management of memorial and thank you gifts for display in ward or department areas,
To provide direction to clinicians and is aimed at achieving the best possible paediatric care in all parts of the state.
Cover page for PIC guideline for acute management of meningococcal disease in the Emergency Department
Provide safe and effective guidelines for the management of NETS patients with (possible) meningococcal disease.
to ensure the staff are using correct infection control procedures
So that staff what MBL is and how to care for a child with MBL.
To ensure safe and effective prescription and administration of intravenous (IV) midazolam as a continuous infusion to achieve seizure control for patients on Commercial Travellers (CT) Ward in the Children's Hospital at Westmead (CHW), and to provide a guideline for when such patients will require transfer to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of CHW for further monitoring.
To ensure the safe and effective management of pain in children with a mild head injury admitted under the neurosurgical team.
To provide a guideline for nurses to manage milrinone infusion in the ward and home environments.
This policy exists to ensure beneficial, cost effective, safe and ethical use of Mobile Devices by staff of the Sydney Children’s SCHNs Network (SCHN), keeping within the guidelines of NSW Health and the NSW Government
The purpose of this document is to guide clinicians at SCH working in the area of the Atkins ketogenic diet. This document outlines how the diet should be commenced in the outpatient setting, including a detailed step-by-step process. It also identifies appropriate monitoring of children on the Atkins ketogenic diet after it has been established, including medical and nutritional parameters. This will ensure consistency of care and ensure evidenced base practice.
High risk patients should have propranolol initiated in a safe setting with relevant monitoring. This is evidence base and this guideline has been based on a consensus statement in the literature.
Patients with mucopolysaccharidoses are a small but vulnerable patient population who frequently require operations or medical imaging under the care of anaesthesia. There are a range of condition-specific implications for perioperative care, and particular considerations in planning, conduct of anaesthesia and monitoring to ensure safe, high-quality clinical care. This document helps all involved in the assessment, coordination and delivery of care for these patients in this context deliver excellent clinical care.
Provide infection control guidelines for the management of patients with multi-resistant acinetobacter baumanii.
Requirement of the NSW Health and Infection Prevention and Control screening program
Managing patients with MRSA within SCH.
To provide guidance to staff who wish to commission and install murals in public and patient areas across SCHN facilities.
Facility document at this stage however with the integration program SCH will have access to this app soon so will need to become a SCHN document.
To guide clinicians on the appropriate management of these specialised infants