External Guidance

Included below is a list of clinical guidelines produced by external organisations that are relevant to Emergency Medicine. This page is regularly reviewed and updated by the QEC Best Practice subcommittee. If you would like to recommend guidelines for publication here or have any other queries in regards to the external organisation clinical guidelines, please email sam.mcintyre@rcem.ac.uk.

Use the below links to be taken to the section you require guidance information on. 

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Abdominal Acute Coronary Syndrome Acutely ill patients
Advance care planning Alcohol Ambulatory Care
Anthrax Arrhythmia Asthma/Respiratory Disease
Atrial fibrillation Bleeding Breathlessness
Carbon Monoxide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Cellulitis
Chest pain Complex regional pain syndrome Confidentiality
Domestic Violence Ebola End of life
Endocrinology Falls Feverish children
Fit notes Fitness to drive GI
Handover Head injury Headache
Hip Fracture Hospital Discharge Hypertension
Influenza Intravenous Fluid Therapy Low back pain
Meningitis Mental Health Older people
Organ Donation Paediatric EM Parkinson's
Pneumonia Police Liaison Post traumatic stress disorder
Pregnancy Pre-hospital Pulmonary embolism
Radiology Rheumatology Safeguarding children
Sedation Seizure Self-harm
Sepsis Sickle cell Stroke/TIA
Toxicity Transient loss of consciousness Urinary tract infection
Venous thrombosis Violent/challenging behaviour Additional resources

 

Abdominal


Acute Coronary Syndrome


Acutely ill patients


Advance care planning


Alcohol


Ambulatory Care


Anthrax


Arrhythmia


Asthma/Respiratory Disease


Atrial fibrillation


Bleeding


Breathlessness


Carbon Monoxide


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


Cellulitis


Chest pain


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)


Complex regional pain syndrome


Confidentiality


Domestic Violence


Ebola


End of life


Endocrinology


Falls


Feverish children


Fit notes


Fitness to drive


GI


Handover


Head injury


Headache


Hip Fracture


Hospital Discharge


Hypertension


Influenza


Intravenous Fluid Therapy


Low back pain


Meningitis


Mental Health (see also RCEM resource toolkit, Self-Harm and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)


Older People


Organ Donation


Paediatric EM


Parkinson's


Pneumonia

 

Police Liaison


Post traumatic stress disorder


Pregnancy


Pre-hospital


Pulmonary embolism


Radiology


Rheumatology


Safeguarding children


Sedation


Seizure


Self-harm


Sepsis


Sickle cell


Stroke/TIA


Toxicity


Transient loss of consciousness


Urinary tract infection


Venous thrombosis


Violent/challenging behaviour


Additional resources

 

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