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Epidural Insertion Guidelines
Valid To: 18/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Summary of the use of neuraxial/epidural blockade for the treatment of post-operative pain and the requirements to deliver this service safely in the ward setting
Valid To: 19/09/2022
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: 13/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Anaesthesia for Patients with Fractured Neck of FemurNOF #NOF
Valid To: 23/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
One sheet guidelines for anaesthesia in the obese. (Society Bariatric Anaesthesia UK)
Valid To: 29/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document provides guidelines for the safe management, within the theatre environment, of patients with an allergy to latex, with the aim of preventing an allergic reaction.
Valid To: 13/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Advice for ward/junior doctors on how to prescribe post-operative analgesia
Valid To: 23/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Post-operative guidelines for children with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) requiring adenotonsillectomy
Valid To: 15/10/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide anaesthetists with guidelines for the management of cases involving throat packs
Valid To: 05/08/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document outlines the potential and actual use of Local Anaesthetic within RCHT and the precautions and care required
Valid To: 09/08/2022
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
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
Ketamine is an anaesthetic agent with analgesic properties in sub anaesthetic doses. Ketamine infusions can be useful in the treatment of intractable acute pain states and pain unresponsive to high dose intravenous opiates.
Valid To: 23/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical guideline for management of leg weakness with epidural analgesia
Valid To: 09/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for management of new onset atrial fibrillation in postoperative period. This guideline is not intended to cover management of atrial fibrillation with fast ventricular rate in patients with established diagnosis of atrial fibrillation.
Valid To: 19/09/2022
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: 28/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to provide a framework to guide red cell transfusion.
Valid To: 03/10/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Peri-operative guidance to managementof adults with obstructive sleep apnoea
Valid To: 05/07/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to provide a framework for the safe management of patients in the perioperative period who have been prescribed steroid medications.
Valid To: 23/07/2022
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