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Epidural Insertion Guidelines
Valid To: 18/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Summary of the use of neuroaxial/epidural blockade for the treatment of post operative pain and the requirements to deliver this service safely in the ward setting
Valid To: 15/03/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Summary of the use of patient administered opioid medication for the treatment of post operative pain and the requirements to deliver this service safely in the ward environment
Valid To: 30/06/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Analegesic advice guidelines for ward Doctors
Valid To: 30/06/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Post-operative guidelines for children with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) requiring adenotonsillectomy
Valid To: 15/10/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide anaesthetists with guidelines for the management of cases involving throat packs
Valid To: 05/08/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
One sheet guidelines for anaesthesia in the obese. (Society Bariatric Anaesthesia UK)Guidelines for the appropriate doses of commonly used anaesthesia drugs in obese patients.
Valid To: 01/04/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for the delivery of high quality, safe sedation to adult patients outside of Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Valid To: 31/10/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document outlines the potential and actual use of Local Anaesthetic within RCHT and the precautions and care required
Valid To: 01/06/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Fasting guidance on patients undergoing anaesthesia or intravenous sedation
Valid To: 08/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Fasting guidance for children (0-15yrs) undergoing anaesthesia or intravenous sedation
Valid To: 08/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical guideline for management of leg weakness with epidural analgesia
Valid To: 30/06/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to provide anaesthetists with a framework to identify and care for those patients who have complex analgesia requirements peri-operatively
Valid To: 18/11/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Ketamine is an anaesthetic agent with analgesic properties in sub anaesthetic doses. Its principle action is to block the action of N Methyl D aspartate which contributes to both chronic pain and the more complex, intractable acute pain states
Valid To: 30/06/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to provide a framework for the safe management of patients in the peri-operative period who have been prescribed steroid medications.
Valid To: 24/12/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Atrial Fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia with a prevalence of around 0.5% in those aged 50-59 years and up to 9% in people aged 80-89 yaers. Onset of atrial fibrillation reduces cardiac output by 10-20% irrespective of the underlying ventricular rate and acute atrial fibrillation is associated with risk of imminent stroke.
Valid To: 15/03/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to provide anaesthetists with a framework to guide red cell transfusion
Valid To: 25/01/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document contains guidelines for the safe management of patients with a known allergy to latex within the theatre environment
Valid To: 06/07/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline covers all aspects of Intraoperative Cell Salvage in the surgical setting
Valid To: 17/10/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
A guideline for the provision of safe and efficient Opioid administration in Recovery
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide safe and efficient administration of intravenous lidocaine to provide analgesia in High Dependency Areas in the perioperative period
Valid To: 01/05/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Peri-operative guidance to managementof adults with obstructive sleep apnoea
Valid To: 05/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for the perioperative use of anti- emetic medication.
Valid To: 22/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Practical management of neurological deficit following peripheral / regional nerve block.
Valid To: 07/08/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidelines for pre-operative assessment and preparation for adults requiring regional or general anaesthesia for elective surgery and endoscopic procedures across the trust.
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidelines for the sedation of paediatric patients and young people
Valid To: 17/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for the investigation of suspected anaphylaxis during anaesthesia
Valid To: 06/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines