Clinical Guidelines

SCGH ED Clinical Guidelines
  • SCGH ED Guidelines
    • in continuous development and review. SCGH specific guidelines that are relevant to the Emergency Department, listed by Specialty and Topic.

External Clinical Guideline Databases
  • Diagnostic Imaging Pathways
    • an online suite of evidence-based and consensus -based imaging guidelines and an educational tool, developed in Western Australia with the aim of optimizing appropriate choices of diagnostic imaging (DI) in a wide variety of clinical scenarios. DIP is aimed at referrers to DI, imaging technologists, radiologists and medical students.  .
  • Trip Database
    • “Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.” This includes published guidelines listed by country – look in the “Refine by” column on the right hand side after entering your search terms and pressing enter.
  • NHMRC Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal
    • This Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal is a searchable database that provides access to clinical practice guidelines produced for Australian practice that have been assessed against criteria modified from the United States National Guidelines Clearinghouse, and adapted to the Australian context. Over 2000 documents have been assessed for inclusion on this portal. Selection of guidelines is an ongoing process as we seek to identify and assess all new clinical practice guidelines published in Australia.
  • The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
    • UK based special health authority, setup to reduce variation in the availability and quality of NHS treatments and care. NICE provides national guidance in the UK and advice to improve health and social care. NICE Clinical Guidelines
  • Emergency Care Institute (ECI) NSW – Clinical Resources Page
    • The ECI has been set up by the NSW government, with its primary role being to improve outcomes for patients presenting at hospital emergency departments (ED) across NSW through coordination, networking and research. The ECI is for all interested parties working in emergency care – clinicians and other stakeholders, working in partnership with consumers.

Paediatric Guidelines