Paediatric Guidelines

 

A Title Last Review Next Review
  A&E policy on treatment of 16 and 17 year old patients Mar 18 Mar 21
  Abdominal Pain – Acute Nov 17 Nov 22
  Abdominal Pain – Chronic Mar 18 Mar 21
  Abdominal Trauma Mar 17 Mar 22
       
  Allergy    
  Food challenge and supervised feeds leaflet Jul 16 Jul 18
  Food Challenge Booklet Jul 16 Jul 18
       
  Analgesia – Intranasal Diamorphine Mar 18 Mar 19
  Anaphylaxis Feb 19 Jan 24
  Ankle Injuries Mar 17 Mar 22
       
  Anorexia Nervosa Guidelines    
  Anorexia Nervosa – Eating Disorder Assessment Nov 17 Nov 22
  Detailed guidance for ward management of patients admitted with known or suspected anorexia nervosa including patient/ parent care plan Nov 17 Nov 22
  Eating Disorders Pathway ASPH (6) 8-18 years Patient with Anorexia Nervosa with Medical Compromise / in Crisis Including Emergency Feeding Plan Nov 17 Nov 22
  Feeding Against Consent Nov 14 Nov 18
  Guideline for the management of anorexia nervosa / eating disorder including risk assessment Nov 17 Nov 22
  Refeeding guideline for patient with an eating disorder Nov 17 Nov 22
       
  Antibiotic Selector – Microguide    
  Apparent Life Threatening Event (ALTE) Nov 17 Nov 22
  Arthritis Mar 18 Mar 21
       
  Asthma Guidelines    
  Asthma – Acute Management

Mar 17 Mar 21

 

B Title Last Review Next Review
  Bell’s Palsy – see Facial Nerve Palsy    
  Blood Culture Guideline for Paediatric Patients Mar 18 Mar 21
  Blood Transfusion Policy and Related Guidelines for Neonatal and Paediatric Patients Jun 17 Jul 20
  Bone and Joint Infection:

   
  Bronchiolitis

Mar 18 Mar 21
  Burns and Scalds

Mar 18 Mar 21
  Button Battery Ingestion Nov 17 Nov 22

 

C Title Last Review Next Review
  Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Nov 17 Nov 22
  Cellulitis – Orbital and Periorbital Mar 18 Mar 21
  Central Venous Access Devices: Use of Heparin Mar 18 Mar 21
  Chest Pain Guidelines Mar 18 Mar 21
  Child Protection: Guidance – see Trust intranet    
  Choking Nov 17 Nov 22
  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Mar 18 Mar 21
  Close Observation Bay Mar 18 Mar 21
  Constipation in Childhood Jan 18 Jan 22
  Croup Nov 14 Nov 17
  Cystic Fibrosis    

 

D Title Last Review Next Review
  Death in Children and Infancy:

   
  Dehydration Mar 18 Mar 21
       
  Diabetes Guidelines:    
  Diabetes – Cerebral Oedema Oct 14 Oct 16
  Diabetes – Discharge Planning for the Newly Diagnosed Child Mar 18 Mar 21
  Diabetes – Escalation Policy Jan 19 Jan 21
  Diabetes – Guidelines for the Newly Diagnosed Child Jan 19 Jan 21
  Diabetes – Hypoglycaemia Mar 18 Mar 21
  Diabetes – Optimising Glycaemic Control Mar 18 Mar 21
  Diabetic Children Requiring Surgery May 16 May 18
  Diabetes Ketoacidosis ICP

May 18 May 20
  Sick Day Rules for Patients on Insulin Pump Therapy May 16 May 18
  Sick Day Rules for Patients on Pen Devices May 16 May 18
       
  Domperidone – positional statement May 14 Nov 17
  Drowning Mar 18 Mar 21

 

E Title Last Review Next Review
  Eczema    
  Eczema Guidelines

Apr 17 Feb 21
       
  Egg Allergy Mar 18 Mar 23
  Emergency Drug Calculator (c/o South Thames Retrieval Service)    
  Escalation Plan for Paediatric Medical Staff Feb 18 Feb 20

 

F Title Last Review Next Review
  Facial injuries and dental problems Mar 18 Mar 21
  Facial Nerve Palsy – Acute management Mar 18 Mar 21
  Fever in under 5s Aug 18 Jan 22
  Fingertip Injuries Mar 17 Mar 22
  Foreign Body Ingestion Dec 18 Dec 23
  Fracture Help – see Trust intranet    
  Fracture – Torus Dec 18 Dec 23
  Fractures: Manipulation of fractures and dislocations in Paediatric Emergency Department Dec 18 Dec 23
  Fractures, sprains and dislocations Sep 16 Sep 18

 

G Title Last Review Next Review
  Gastroenteritis – see Dehydration    
  Gastroenteritis Guidelines Mar 18 Mar 21
  Glasgow Coma Score Jan 14 n/a
  Glucose infusions see: Intravenous Fluid Guidelines    

 

H Title Last Review Next Review
  Haematuria Mar 18 Mar 21
  Headache Mar 18 Mar 21
  Head Injury Jan 16 Jan 18
  Henoch Schonlein Purpura Guideline May 18 May 22
  Henoch Schonlein Purpura (for Parents) Jan 19 Jan 21
  Hyperkalaemia Mar 18 Mar 21
  Hypoglycaemia Aug 18 Aug 21
  Hypoglycaemia, hyponataemia, hypernatraemia see: Intravenous Fluid Guidelines    
  Hypothyroidism – Congenital Mar 18 Mar 22

 

I Title Last Review Next Review
  Infant Formulae Guidelines May 17 May 19
  Intravenous Fluid Guidelines Nov 16 Nov 21
  ITP Mar 18 Mar 21

 

J Title Last Review Next Review
  Jaundice – Community Management    
  Jaundice – Prolonged, Screening Guideline Apr 16 Apr 18

 

K Title Last Review Next Review
  Kawasaki Disease Mar 18 Mar 21

 

L Title Last Review Next Review
  Leukaemia – Management of newly diagnosed ALL patient guideline Dec 18 Jan 22
  Limping Child and Septic Arthritis Mar 18 Mar 21
  Loss of Consciousness – Guideline for Management Mar 18 Mar 22
  Lyme Disease Management May 18 Jan 22

 

M Title Last Review Next Review
  Measles outbreak in Surrey and risk of imported measles Jan 17 Jan 19
  Meningitis Guidelines for children older than 3 months (see also www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG102) Oct 17 Oct 22
  Meningococcal Septicaemia and Meningitis Mar 18 Mar 21
  Metabolic Diseases:

   

 

N Title Last Review Next Review
  Nephrotic Syndrome – Treatment of this condition is subject to trial – please see inside the guideline for details Nov 14 Nov 17
  Non-Attendance at clinic appointments or non-access visits for children under 18 years of age Jan 19 Jan 22

 

O Title Last Review Next Review
  Oncology: Supportive Care Protocol Oct 18  
  Osteomyelitis Protocol Mar 18 Mar 21

 

P Title Last Review Next Review
  Palliative Care – A Guide to Children’s Palliative Care (TFSL) 2018  
  Painful Leg and Limping Child Mar 18 Mar 21
  Paracetamol Overdose – refer to Toxbase for guidance Mar 18 Mar 21
  PAU – Paediatric Assessment Unit Mar 18 Mar 21
  Petechiae and Fever Mar 18 Mar 21
  Physiotherapy referral for lower limb conditions Mar 18 Mar 21
  Pneumonia (community acquired) Jan 17 Jan 21
  Port – Implantable Jun 12 Jun 15
  Port – Removal Jun 12 Jun 15
  Procedure for prevention of harm with buccal midazolam on childrens wards – see Pharmacy guidelines on Trust intranet Jan 17 Jan 20
  Proteinuria Mar 18 Mar 21
  Psychiatry – Control of Acutely Disturbed Child Mar 18 Mar 21
  Pulled Elbow Mar 18 Mar 21
  Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (PUO) Mar 18 Mar 21

 

S Title Last Review Next Review
  Sedation in Children Mar 18 Mar 21
       
  Seizure

   
       
  Self Discharge Against Medical Advice Mar 18 Mar 19
  Self Harm – Management of Young People

Dec 14 Dec 16
       
  Sepsis    
 

Emergency Department:

   
 

Inpatient Management:

   
       
  Sexual Health

   
       
  Sickle Cell – Paediatric Management Apr 18 Apr 21
  Skeletal Survey Guidelines

Dec 17 Dec 19
  Stroke Management in Children Feb 14 Feb 17
  Supraventricular Tachycardia Management in Paed A&E Mar 17 Mar 19
  Syncope in Childhood Mar 18 Mar 21

 

T Title Last Review Next Review
  Tracheostomy care Mar 18 Mar 22
  Trauma – Major Mar 17 Mar 22
  Trigger list incl. Emergency department Jun 16 Jun 20

 

U Title Last Review Next Review
  Urticaria Guideline Nov 14 Nov 17
  UTI (NICE) Sep 17  
  Urinary Tract Guidelines Aug 18 Aug 22

 

V Title Last Review Next Review
  Vaccination Schedule Jul 17 Jan 20
  Vitamin D Deficiency Jan 17 Jan 20

 

W Title Last Review Next Review
  Wound Management Dec 18 Dec 23

 

X Title Last Review Next Review
  X-ray use in common paediatric emergencies Nov 14 Nov 17