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 alison.ives@rcem.ac.uk

Use the links below to go 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
Coronavirus Domestic Violence ED care and general service design (inc CQC, GMC +)
Ebola End of life
Endocrinology Falls Feverish children
Fit notes Fitness to drive GI
Handover Head injury Headache
Hip Fracture Hospital Discharge Hypertension
Infectious diseases 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
Safety Sedation Seizure
Self-harm Sepsis Sickle cell
Stroke/TIA Toxicity Transient loss of consciousness
Urinary tract infection Venous thrombosis Violent/challenging behaviour
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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

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Complex regional pain syndrome

Confidentiality

Coronavirus COVID-19

Domestic Violence

ED Care and Service Delivery

Ebola

End of life

Endocrinology

Falls

Feverish children

Fit notes

Fitness to drive

GI

Handover

Head injury

Headache

Hip Fracture

Hospital Discharge

Hypertension

Infectious diseases

Intravenous Fluid Therapy

Low back pain

Meningitis

Mental Health (see also RCEM mental health 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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