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 email@example.com
Shown below are the topics listed in alphabetical order within this section.
|Abdominal||Acute Coronary Syndrome||Acutely ill patients|
|Advance care planning||Alcohol||Ambulatory Care|
|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|
|Police Liaison||Post traumatic stress disorder||Pregnancy|
|Toxicity||Transient loss of consciousness||Urinary tract infection|
|Venous thrombosis||Violent/challenging behaviour||Then: Additional resources|
NHS Evidence provides health and social care professionals with access to relevant and high quality information including the latest guidelines, high quality patient information, research uncertainties and other selected information across a wide range of conditions and specialties.
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement closed on 31 March 2013. A number of key resources will transfer to the NHS Improving Quality’s website. You’ll be able to see all publicly available content from the NHS Institute website on The National Archives website.
Below are resources published by NHS Institute relevant to Paediatric Emergency Medicine:
This page contains guidelines, proformas and discharge advice produced by Emergency Departments (EDs) that can be downloaded and adapted for local use by other EDs. These resources are not endorsed by RCEM and have not been reviewed for quality or clinical suitability. If you would like to recommend guidelines for publication here or have any other queries in regards to local clinical guidelines, please email Sarah.Morrissey@rcem.ac.uk
Click on these links to jump to the section you require:
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) | Adult Guidelines / Protocols | Paediatric Guidelines / Protocols | Discharge Advice | Initial Assessment Tools
If your ED has completed local guidance, protocols, assessment tools or discharge advice and would like to share with others for local adaption please contact us. Please note that this information has not been checked or endorsed by RCEM.
IMPORTANT: The following tools have been designed for use by nurses at the point of initial assessment
The College wishes to thank all the authors who have kindly agreed to share their guidelines here. If your Emergency Department has guidelines that you are willing to make available to others via this page please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.