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The list below details all additions & changes to content on this site since 13/05/20

Date Page added/updated Notes
20/10/2020

Updated: Ketogenic diet: inpatient and illness protocol

New: Surfactant Administration via Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) Standard Operating Procedure

Updated: Criteria for attendance at delivery by neonatal staff

New: High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) : a guide to the use of HFOV in the neonate

Removed: Surgery, unscheduled: organisation

Removed: Head injury pathway: patient presenting to DGH

Removed: Head injury pathway: patient presenting to A&E RHSC

Removed: Neurosurgical and craniofacial patient handover form

 

19/10/2020

Updated: Emergency paediatric tracheostomy management

Updated: Paediatric Early Warning Score: PEWS

Updated: COVID-19 Theatre Processes RHC Glasgow

 

V2

V12

07/10/2020 Updated: Covid-19 patient pathway 2020 – RHCG clinical policy

 

New: Covid-19 swab transit - RHC Standard Operating Procedure

V26. Section 2: Minor amendments to Direct Admissions to CDU. Sections 6,8: Change to procedure for requesting priority testing & link to SOP on Covid-19 swab transit.

 

05/10/2020

Updated: Extra Ventricular Device guideline (EVD)

Minor amendments to formatting

01/10/2020

Removed: Prophylaxis of paediatric urinary tract infections

Removed: Empiric treatment of paediatric UTIs

 

23/09/2020

Updated: Extra Ventricular Device guideline (EVD)

 

22/09/2020

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

V25. Section 1: Case definition updated
Section 2: Initial assessment flowchart updated; Minor changes to roles information; New section added on Direct Admissions to CDU, including Clinically Extremely Vulnerable Patient definitions
Sections 4,5,9,10: Minor changes to wording

15/09/2020

New: Developmental dysplasia of the hips (DDH) and congenital foot deformities

 

14/09/2020

New: Cooling mattress: Tecotherm Neo instructions

 

08/09/2020

New: Bowel irrigation guidance : neonates

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

New: Cardiac transplant patient - paediatric acute care management pathway

New: Congenital syphilis : management of babies born to mothers with syphilis infection

 

V24. Case definition updated to comply with current testing criteria.

07/09/2020

Updated: Management of infants born to HIV positive mothers

Updated: Renal transplantation (paediatric): management of

New: Disorders of Sex Development (DSD): Management of Atypical Genitalia & Suspected DSD in the Neonate

Updated: Congenital hypothyroidism in Scotland, guidelines for the management of

New: Newborn Blood Spot Screening

 

 

 

 

 

Minor update: added RIE telephone number to labs list

03/09/2020

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

V23. Several amendments. See "What's New" section at top of guideline for details.

01/09/2020

Updated: Support Document for Emergency Assessment + Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in children & young people who require transfer to: RHSCE or RHCG

New: Postnatal management of fetal arrhythmias

Added link to this document from Intensive Care area

14/08/2020

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

V22. Several minor amendments. See "What's New" section at top of guideline for details.

12/08/2020

New: Support Document for Emergency Assessment + Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in children & young people who require transfer to: RHSCE or RHCG

West of Scotland Critical Care Guidelines

10/08/2020

Updated: Theatre COVID-19 Processes RHC Glasgow

Summary table updated

28/07/2020

Updated: Children and young people exposed prenatally to alcohol (SIGN 156)

Removed: Early management of patients with a head injury (SIGN 110)

Removed: Management of diabetes (SIGN 116)

New: Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders (SIGN 145)

Updated url

 

Withdrawn by SIGN

Withdrawn by SIGN 

 

 

27/07/2020

New: Diagnostic Imaging X-ray Reporting Room 

New: Premedication guideline for paediatric patients prior to general anaesthesia

Added to Contacts

22/07/2020

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

Updated: How to complete a notification of concern form (ED SOP)

V21. Section 3 PPE guidance updated


Contact email addresses amended 

10/07/2020

New: Paediatric ICU Local Infection Prevention & Control Risk Assessment Specific to Covid-19

 

06/07/2020

New: Persistent or refractory hypoglycaemia in the neonate : a guideline for management

 

01/07/2020

New: Hypoglycaemia: preterm infants

New: Hypoglycaemia: term infants

 

24/06/2020

Updated: Major Incident Plan, RHC [Staffnet]

Updated url - no change to content

19/06/2020

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


Updated: Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) - 'New' patient follow-up SOP

Section 3: PPE summary table updated; Section 10: Addition of 'loss of sense of smell' to considerations for Covid-19 testing of Green Pathway patients

Added follow-up information for patients with addresses in Cambuslang/Rutherglen

11/06/2020

Updated: Acute wheeze in children 2 years and older: assessment and management

Review date updated - no change to content

08/06/2020

New: Apnoea of Prematurity

 

03/06/2020

Updated: Dexmedetomidine for continuous IV infusion in Cardiac Theatres, Paediatric

Review date updated - no change to content

29/05/2020

New: Emergency 2222 calls

Added entry in Contacts & 2222 list for making 2222 emergency calls.

28/05/2020

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

Section 3: Changes to the list of aerosol generating procedures: 'open suctioning' changed to 'respiratory tract suctioning'; addition of: dental procedures using high speed devices; upper ENT procedures involving suctioning; upper gastrointestinal endoscopy where there is open suctioning of the upper respiratory tract

25/05/2020

Updated: Determining a child’s readiness for oral feeding, advice for staff: when to refer to Speech & Language Therapy

Amendments to referral diagram.

22/05/2020

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

Updated: RHC Practical Fracture Management Guidance for use during COVID-19 crisis

Updated: RHC Fracture Clinic Pathway & how to arrange follow up (Ortho & Physiotherapy)

Updated: Virtual Fracture Clinic – Parent information leaflet

Addition of 'loss of smell (anosmia)' to case definition and initial assessment flowchart.

Revised to include new Virtual Fracture Clinic (VFC) pathway

20/05/2020 

New: Determining a child’s readiness for oral feeding, advice for staff: when to refer to Speech & Language Therapy

 
13/05/2020 New: Volume Targeted Ventilation: indication and use in the Neonatal Unit