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Language and Interpreter Services

SCGHED Guideline 4 340

Professional interpreters should be used to communicate with people with limited English comprehension and speaking capacity in all situations concerning their medical condition and/or treatment – SCGH Policy No. 034. Information Needed Prior to Referral: Patient Details: Full Name Correct…

Transthoracic cardiac pacing

SCGHED Guideline 1 340

Guideline describing the indications, contraindications, procedure and complications of transthoracic cardiac pacing Indications Patient with symptomatic bradycardia and a palpable pulse who has not responded to pharmacological therapy. High-grade AV blockade Cardiac arrest with ventricular standstill, but atrial activity present.…

Leg and foot ulcers

SCGHED Guideline 1 340

This pathway is designed to guide the appropriate referral and disposition of patients presenting with leg and foot ulcers. Date implemented – 05/2015Revision date – 05/2018Author – Vascular surgery

Urinary catheterisation

SCGHED Guideline 4 340

Guideline for the insertion of an indwelling urinary catheter   Indications Intermittent Measurement of bladder residual volume. Obtaining uncontaminated urine for microscopy and culture (especially in females or young children). Facilitating adequate bladder emptying (e.g. in conditions associated with atonic…

Paracetamol Poisoning

SCGHED Education Toxicology 340

Information contained on this page is to assist in the investigation and management of patients with suspected paracetamol poisoning Click on the below image to link to the 2015 guidelines for the management of paracetamol poisoning in Australia and New Zealand.…