Clinical Management Guidelines

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Guidelines Revision Date Size Type
CMG 1 GENERAL CARE  January 2017 366 KB .PDF
CMG 2 PAIN MANAGEMENT July 2017 345 KB .PDF
CMG 3 AIRWAY MANAGEMENT January 2014 345 KB .PDF
CMG 3a RAPID SEQUENCE INTUBATION (RSI) January 2014 121 KB .PDF
CMG 3b INTUBATION ALGORITHM January 2014 274 KB .PDF
CMG 4 ADULT CARDIAC ARREST May 2017 94 KB .PDF
CMG 4a RETURN OF SPONTANEOUS CIRCULATION (ROSC) – ADULT January 2017 352 KB .PDF
CMG 5 PAEDIATRIC CARDIAC ARREST June 2017 117 KB .PDF
CMG 5a RETURN OF SPONTANEOUS CIRCULATION (ROSC) – PAEDIATRIC June 2017 117 KB .PDF
CMG 5b NEWBORN RESUSCITATION August 2016 164 KB .PDF
CMG 6 CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS January 2017 421 KB .PDF
CMG 7 BRADYARRHYTHMIAS November 2016 262 KB .PDF
CMG 8 TACHYCARDIAS December 2013 134 KB .PDF
CMG 9 RESPIRATORY DISTRESS August 2015 128 KB .PDF
CMG 10 DIABETIC EMERGENCIES June 2017 343 KB .PDF
CMG 11 TEMPERATURE ABNORMALITIES November 2014 83 KB .PDF
CMG 12 UPPER AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION August 2015 97 KB .PDF
CMG 13 ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES December 2016 110 KB .PDF
CMG 14 SHOCK & HYPOPERFUSION September 2014 233 KB .PDF
CMG 15 ALTERED LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS March 2016 273 KB .PDF
CMG 16 SUSPECTED ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME November 2015 353 KB .PDF
CMG 17 CHEST INJURIES January 2015 171 KB .PDF
CMG 18 SPINAL INJURIES June 2015 356 KB .PDF
CMG 18a AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA January 2014 358 KB .PDF
CMG 19 LIMB INJURIES November 2015 349 KB .PDF
CMG 20 EYE EMERGENCIES July 2015 415 KB .PDF
CMG 21 BURNS March 2016 350 KB .PDF
CMG 22 SEIZURES December 2013 266 KB .PDF
CMG 23 STROKE April 2017 357 KB .PDF
CMG 24 DROWNING July 2015 335 KB .PDF
CMG 25 DIVING EMERGENCIES September 2015 336 KB .PDF
 CMG 26a NORMAL FIELD BIRTH May 2017 107 KB .PDF
CMG 26b COMPLICATED BIRTH May 2017 902 KB .PDF
CMG 26c – OTHER OBSTETRIC & GYNAECOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES May 2017 107 KB .PDF
CMG 27 HYPERKALAEMIA June 2016 129 KB .PDF
CMG 28 HOME DIALYSIS EMERGENCIES December 2016 110 KB .PDF
CMG 29  ALLERGIC AND ANAPHYLACTIC REACTIONS December 2016 342 KB .PDF
CMG 30 CRUSH SYNDROME June 2016 144 KB .PDF
CMG 31 ELECTRIC SHOCK July 2015 91 KB .PDF
CMG 32 ASSAULT November 2015 103 KB .PDF
CMG 33 BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCH EMERGENCIES August 2015 80 KB .PDF
CMG 34 CBRN & HAZMAT INCIDENT May 2017 154 KB .PDF
CMG 35a POISONING & OVERDOSE September 2016 150 KB .PDF
CMG 35b BITES & STINGS September 2016 139 KB .PDF
CMG 37 MANAGEMENT OF COMBATIVE AND AGITATED PATIENTS November 2017 365 KB .PDF
CMG 38 SEPSIS October 2017 130 KB .PDF
CMG 38a MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE February 2016 123 KB .PDF
CMG 39 ADULT AGONAL TRAUMA PATIENTS January 2010 115 KB .PDF
CMG 40 SUSPECTED VIRAL HAEMORRHAGIC FEVER November 2014 107 KB .PDF
CMG 41 NAUSEA & VOMITING November 2015 100 KB .PDF

Pharmacology

Guideline Revision Date Size Type
ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID January 2010 88 KB .PDF
ADENOSINE January 2010 134 KB .PDF
ADRENALINE June 2015 140 KB .PDF
AMIODARONE December 2013 147 KB .PDF
ATROPINE April 2012 129 KB .PDF
CALCIUM CHLORIDE November 2017 91 KB .PDF
CEFTRIAXONE January 2014 90 KB .PDF
FENTANYL March 2014 132 KB .PDF
GLUCAGON January 2010 69 KB .PDF
GLUCOSE 10% January 2014 74 KB .PDF
GLUCOSE GEL (ORAL) March 2014 78 KB .PDF
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE (Anginine) March 2014 135 KB .PDF
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE (Nitrolingual Pumpspray) February 2017 138 KB .PDF
HEPARIN January 2014 69 KB .PDF
HYDROCORTISONE November 2012 69 KB .PDF
IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE January 2010 93 KB .PDF
KETAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE November 2017 143 KB .PDF
LIGNOCAINE June 2015 107 KB .PDF
MAGNESIUM SULPHATE July 2016 104 KB .PDF
METHOXYFLURANE July 2016 88 KB .PDF
MIDAZOLAM January 2014 99 KB .PDF
MORPHINE SULPHATE April 2017 149 KB .PDF
NALOXONE January 2014 128 KB .PDF
NORMAL SALINE September 2014 77 KB .PDF
ONDANSETRON December 2013 90 KB .PDF
PARACETAMOL December 2013 107 KB .PDF
PROCHLORPERAZINE November 2015 126 KB .PDF
SALBUTAMOL January 2010 115 KB .PDF
SODIUM BICARBONATE November 2017 109 KB .PDF
SUXAMETHONIUM January 2014 107 KB .PDF
DRUGS FOR AIRWAY MANAGEMENT – SUMMARY SHEET January 2014 88 KB .PDF
DRUG DOSE CALCULATOR December 2017 250 KB .PDF
AUSTRALIAN CATEGORIES FOR PRESCRIBING MEDICINES IN PREGNANCY N/A 68 KB .PDF

Additional Information

Guideline Revision Date Size Type
01 PATIENT ASSESSMENT N/A 85 KB .PDF
02 GLASGOW COMA SCALE (GCS) N/A 97 KB .PDF
03 TIME CRITICAL PATIENT GUIDELINE January 2010 136 KB .PDF
04 ACTAS PATIENT DESTINATION GUIDELINE January 2014 116 KB .PDF
05 GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH STATUS ASSESSMENT N/A 273 KB .PDF
06 GUIDE TO SUICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT N/A 178 KB .PDF
07 EMERGENCY APPREHENSION – ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE February 2016 147 KB .PDF
08 MENTAL COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT N/A 350 KB .PDF
09 SPINAL CORD INJURY N/A 262 KB .PDF
10 SPINAL IMMOBILISATION ASSESSMENT FLOW CHART N/A 102 KB .PDF
11 RULE OF NINES – ADULT N/A 294 KB .PDF
12 NORMAL BLOOD VALUES (ADULT) N/A 444 MB .PDF
13 PAEDIATRIC REFERENCE CARDS August 2014 184 KB .PDF
14 APGAR SCORE N/A 305 KB .PDF
15 PAEDIATRIC BURN ASSESSMENT CHART N/A 911 KB .PDF
16 ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION N/A 460 KB .PDF
17 12-LEAD ECG PLACEMENT N/A 358 KB .PDF
18 15-LEAD ECG PLACEMENT N/A 438 KB .PDF
19 STEMI BYPASS FLOW CHART February 2016 370 KB .PDF
20 HEPARIN CHECKLIST November 2015 127 KB .PDF
21 DIFFERENTIATION OF WIDE COMPLEX TACHYCARDIAS N/A 206 KB .PDF
22 MAXIMUM Q-T INTERVALS N/A 109 KB .PDF
23 EXTERNAL PACING PROCEDURE – PHILLIPS HEARTSTART MRX N/A 356 KB .PDF
24 RESPIRATORY STATUS AND PERFUSION ASSESSMENT N/A 217 KB .PDF
25 PEEP VALUES N/A 127 KB .PDF
26 CAPNOGRAPHY N/A 194 KB .PDF
27 ACTAS RAPID SEQUENCE INTUBATION (RSI) CHECKLIST January 2017 137 KB .PDF
28 MASS CASUALTY TRIAGE FLOW CHART N/A 187 KB .PDF
29 AMBULANCE ROLES AT A MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT (MCI) N/A 280 KB .PDF
30 STRUCTURAL MARKING SYSTEM N/A 376 KB .PDF
31 USAR VICTIM MARKING SYSTEM N/A 132 KB .PDF
32 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HAZMAT) CLASSES N/A 365 KB .PDF
33 ACTAS APPROVED ABBREVIATIONS January 2018 133 KB .PDF
34 IMIST-AMBO HANDOVER PROTOCOL February 2015 71 KB .PDF
35 COACHED CARDIAC ARREST MANAGEMENT METHOD May 2017 116 KB .PDF