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Define the procedure and management for collecting specimens for pathological respiratory testing.
procedure for safely suctioning the pharyngeal cavity via the nasal or oral route.
To inform clinicinans of the assessment of infants with NAS and the pharmalogical management
To outline the general requirments and considerations for the retrieval of the neonate from its current location to a centre of definitive care.
This document provides information on the investigation, treatment and management of nephrotic syndrome in children at initial presentation and in relapse of the condition. The guideline applies to children with typical idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. The guideline may not be relevant to the management of children with atypical presentations and does not apply to children with congenital nephrotic syndrome, steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome and nephrotic syndrome secondary to other systemic disease (e.g. SLE) or other structural glomerular disease (e.g. Alport Syndrome).
Guideline for Emergency Staff for neurology consultations
To aid/guide health professionals to identify potential problems associated with neurovascular status
To link with the Western Sydney Local Area Health screening team as part of the state-wide hearding screening program. They will be comming into Grace to undertake the screening and feedback
Guidelines for using inhaled nitric oxide in PICU
• The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of every child and young person that we provide care for. • SCHN is a “No Hit Zone”, an environment where no adult shall hit a child or another adult, and no child shall hit another child or an adult.
Legislative requirement - WHS Improved staff safety
Guidance for antibiotic management of Non-CF bronchiectasis exacerbations
To facilitate safe administration of non-invasive ventilation in the PICU using a variety of interfaces and devices.
• provide managers with procedural support to manage workers who have a non-work related injury or health condition.
To provide guidelines for facilitating least-restrictive care for inpatient children and young people who have co-morbid intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder.
To assist with the management of children with Norovirus gastroenteritis
This document details the Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW) Pathology Department process for the management and communication of high-risk (critical) laboratory results.
This guideline only covers one initial stat dose of analgesia in the Emergency Department by an accredited ED Registered Nurse and does not cover the use of ibuprofen as an antipyretic agent for fever or on SCH wards.