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The aim of this document is to outline the standards of care that must be delivered to each individual patient undergoing surgical procedures in the CCL
Valid To: 30/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy has been drawn up to provide some guidance around the necessary considerations prior to implantation of an MRI compatible CIED.
Valid To: 31/01/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This guideline applies to patients taking oral anticoagulation or antiplatelet drugs who require an invasive procedure. It is designed to safely manage the discontinuation of the following medications and where appropriate the prescription of reversal agents or substitutes such as bridging therapy. It aims to standardise management across the cardiac wards in line with international guidelines and in so doing, to minimise morbidity and mortality from thrombosis or haemorrhage.
Valid To: 30/04/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document provides guidance for any professional involved in the clinical management of patients, presenting to either secondary or primary care NHS care providers in Cornwall, with chest pain due to suspected or proven acute coronary syndrome.Other key words: Cardiology, Acute coronary syndrome, Ticagrelor, early rule out TNT
Valid To: 19/08/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Structured guidance for the introduction of Sacubitril Valsartan to all qualifying patients under the care of the NHS in Cornwall. This guidance is informed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence technology appraisal - TA388. Further guidance regarding TA388 can be found at https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta388 keywords: Sacubitril Valsartan, symptomatic heart failure, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Valid To: 29/11/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline applies to patients taking oral anticoagulation or antiplatelet drugs who require an invasive procedure. It is designed to safely manage the discontinuation of the following medications and where appropriate the prescription of reversal agents or substitutes such as bridging therapy. It aims to standardise management across the cardiac wards in line with international guidelines and in so doing, to minimise morbidity and mortality from thrombosis or haemorrh
Valid To: 30/04/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) are currently licenced in the UK for use as a bridge to transplant, providing mechanical support for the Left Ventricle in patients who have Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction. At the time of writing there are 3 patients in Cornwall who have one of these devices in situ, each of them have the Thoratec Heartmate IIĀ® in situ. Pathway for clinical management of Ventricular Assist Devices on admission to the RCHT. Other keywords: Heart failure, left ventricular systolic dysfunction, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
Valid To: 21/10/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This guideline outlines the role of the registered nurse in removal of arterial femoral sheaths. This should only be carried out by staff who can demonstrate competency within this area of practice.
Valid To: 17/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline applies to patients taking oral anticoagulation or antiplatelet drugs who require an invasive procedure. It is designed to safely manage the discontinuation of the following medications and where appropriate the prescription of reversal agents or substitutes such as bridging therapy. It aims to standardise management across the cardiac wards in line with international guidelines and in so doing, to minimise morbidity and mortality from thrombosis or haemorrhage
Valid To: 30/04/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Deployment of Angio Seal vascular closure device
Valid To: 21/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline on the appropriate and safe administration of thrombolysis for patients suffering an acute ST elevation myocardial infarction who are not eligible/able to have primary angioplasty
Valid To: 18/03/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines