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Advice re management of patient presentingwith acute asthma exacerbation.
Valid To: 23/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Pathway as in Appendix 3 of the main guidelines - Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinical Guideline V4.0
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Mobile Guidelines
Advice on the diagnosis and management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the administration of both Alteplase and Dornase alfa in the treatment of empyema. The aim of intrapleural Alteplase and Dornase alfa treatment is to thin this fluid and unite these separate fluid pockets, to help encourage successful drainage. Prompt therapeutic intervention with a treatment such as this has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality as well as hospital stays and healthcare costs.
Valid To: 29/06/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to assist in pleural procedures ensuring a prompt diagnosis and facilitating safe and effective treatment.The areas covered are: Management of a unilateral pleural effusion. Management of Primary spontaneous pneumorthorax and secondary spontaneous pneumorthorax
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy sets out an approved documented process whereby the risks associated wtih diagnostic testing procedures in Respiratory are managed
Valid To: 06/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Advice on the diagnosis and management of community acquired pneumonia. Pathway process.
Valid To: 11/04/2022
Publication Type: Mobile Guidelines
Advice on the diagnosis and management of community acquired pneumonia
Valid To: 11/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide guidance for all staff treating patients who have an indwelling pleural catheter
Valid To: 12/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
These guidelines are intended to be used in all clinical areas of RCHT where chest drains are placed.They cover indications for chest drain insertion, technique of insertion, care for drain and drainage system and drain removal.
Valid To: 29/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide recommendations for the management of patient with pulmonoary nodules. Suggested keywords: Pulmonary Nodules, CTRelated documents: British Thoracic Society Guidelines August 2015
Valid To: 24/06/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Pathway as per Appendix 3 of the main clinical guidleines - Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinical Guideline V4.0
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Mobile Guidelines
The aim of this policy is to provide guidance for all healthcare professionals involved in the delivery of NIV and to ensure that this is done both safely and effectively.
Valid To: 25/01/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Policy for the prescription, administration and monitoring of emergency oxygen in adults.
Valid To: 27/05/2024
Publication Type: Policies
A guideline to show health professionals how high quality diagnostic spirometry can be delivered.
Valid To: 27/05/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines

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