Endorsed and supported clinical guidelines - by title

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Endorsed guidelines

Endorsed guidelines and products meet the RCPCH standards for endorsement.



Abusive Head Trauma and the Eye in Infancy (RCOphth-RCPCH)

Alcohol-Use Disorders: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management of Harmful Drinking and Alcohol Dependence (NICE)

Alcohol-Use Disorders: Physical Complications (NICE)

Allergy Care Pathways (RCPCH)

Antimicrobial stewardship (NICE)

Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use (NICE)

Anaemia management in chronic kidney disease (2015 Update) (NICE)

Anaemia Management In Chronic Kidney Disease (2011 Update) (NICE)

Anaphylaxis (NICE)

Antenatal Care: Routine Care for the Healthy Pregnant Woman (2008 Update) (NICE)

Antibiotics for neonatal infection (NICE)

Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people (NICE)

Atopic Eczema in Children and Young Children (NICE)

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 2013 (NICE)

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 2008 (NICE)

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children and Young People: Recognition, Referral and Diagnosis (NICE)



Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Disease (NICE)

Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia in Children and Young People (NICE)

Blood transfusion (NICE)

Borderline Personality Disorder (NICE)

Brain Tumors, Diagnosis of - Pathways to Diagnosis

Breathing Difficulties: Paediatric Accident and Emergency Research Group: Children Presenting with Acute Breathing Difficulties

Bronchiolitis in Children (NICE QS)

Bronchiolitis in Children (NICECG)



Cancer in Children and Young People (NICE)

Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities (NICE)

Child Sexual Abuse: Physical Signs of (RCPCH)

Childhood Constipation (NICE - 2010)

Children's Attachment (NICE QS)

Children's Attachment (NICE CG)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (NICE)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalopathy in Children and Young People (RCPCH)

Child Maltreatment: When to Suspect (NICE)

Coeliac Disease - recognition, assessment and management (2015) (NICE)

Constipation in Children and Young People (NICE - 2014)

Cystic Fibrosis: uidelines for the Performance of the Sweat Test for the Investigation of Cystic Fibrosis in the UK (ACB)



Decrease in Conscous Level: The Management of Children and Young People with an Acute Decrease in Conscious Level (RCPCH)

Decreased Concious Level: Paediatric Accident and Emergency Research Group: Management of the Child with a Decreased Conscious Level

Depression in Children and Young People 2013 (NICE)

Depression in Children and Young People 2005 (NICE)

Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NICE)

Diabetes in Children and Young People (NICE)

Diabetic foot problems - prevention and management (NICE)

Diarrhoea and Vomiting In Children Under 5 (NICE)

Diagnosis of Death by Neurological Criteria (DNC) in Infants Less than Two Months Old (RCPCH)

Donor Breast Milk (NICE)

Drug allergy - diagnosis and management (NICE)

Drug Misuse - Opioid Detoxification (NICE)

Drug Misuse - Psychosocial Interventions (NICE)



Early years: promoting health and wellbeing (NICE)

Neonatal Infection: Antibiotics for Early-Onset of Neonatal Infection (NICE)

Eczema: Atopic Eczema in Children (NICE)

Endocarditis: Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis (NICE)

Epilepsies in Children and Young People (NICE)



Familial Hypercholesterolemia (NICE)

Feverish Illness in Children (NICE - 2014)

Fractures (complex): assessment and management (NICE)

Fractures (non-complex): assessment and management (NICE)



Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) in Children and Young People (NICE QS)

Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) in Children and Young People (NICE CG)



Haematological cancers (NICE QS)

Head Injury (2015 update) (NICE)

Headaches in Young People and Adults (NICE)

Head Injury: Early Management of Patients With a Head Injury (2009 Update) (SIGN)

Health and Wellbeing of Looked-After Children and Young People (NICE)

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (NICE)

Home Oxygen: Use of Home Oxygen in Children (BTS)

Hypertension in Pregnancy (NICE)



Intravenous fluid therapy in children and young people in hospital (NICE QS)

Intravenous fluid therapy in children and young people in hospital (NICE CG)

Induction of Labour (NICE)



Jaundice in newborn babies under 28 days (NICE)



Looked-After Children and Young People: Promoting the Quality of Life (NICE)



Major trauma: assessment and initial management (NICE)

Major trauma: service delivery (NICE)

Melanoma - assessment and management (NICE)

Milk Banks: stablishment and Operation of Human Milk Banks in the UK (UK-AMB)

Management of Children and Young People with an Acute Decrease in Conscious Level (RCPCH)

Medicines Adherence (NICE)

Mouth Care for Children and Young People with Cancer (UK CCSG)



Neonatal Care (NICE)

Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (BAPM)

Neonatal Jaundice (NICE)

Nocturnal enuresis in children (2014 Update) (NICE)

Nocturnal enuresis in children (NICE)



Obesity: Identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in children, young people and adults (NICE)

Obesity: Prevention and lifestyle weight management (NICE)

Obesity: Management of Obesity in Children and Young People (SIGN)

Obesity: Management of Obesity (2010 Update) (SIGN)

Obesity: Prevention, Identification, Assessment and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults and Children (NICE)

Organ Donation for Transplantation (NICE)

Otitis Media with Effusion: Surgical Management (NICE)



Pressure ulcers (NICE)

Palate Examination: Identification of Cleft Palate in the Newborn (RCPCH)

Paediatric Continence Commissioning Guide (PCF)

Palliative Care on Neonatal Units: Practical Guidance for the Management of

Paediatrics Allergy Action Care Plans (BSAC)

Pain: Recognition and Assessment of Acute Pain in Children (Update) (RCN)

Personality disorders - borderline and antisocial (NICE)

Pleural Infection in Children (BTS)

Postnatal Care (NICE)

Postnatal Care of Women and their Babies (NICE)

Post-Seizure Management (PAERG)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NICE)

Pressure ulcers: prevention and management of pressure ulcers (NICE)

Preventing unintentional injury in under 15s (NICE)

Psychosis with Coexisting Substance Misuse (NICE)



Respiratory Tract Infections (NICE)

Screening and Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity (RCPCH)



Sedation in Children and Young People (NICE)

Self-Harm: Longer-Term Management (NICE)

Self-Harm: Short-Term Physical and Psychological Management and Secondary Prevention (NICE)

Sickle cell acute painful episode (NICE)

Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NICE)

Standards for Services for Children with Disorders of Sleep Physiology (RCPCH)

Stroke in Childhood (RCP)

Sweat Test for the Investigation of Cystic Fibrosis: Performance of (ACB)



Sore Throat and Indications for Tonsillectomy: Management of (2010 Update) (SIGN)

Transition from children’s to adults' services for young people using health or social care services (NICE)

Trauma guidelines (x5) (NICE)

Tuberculosis: Prevention, diagnosis, management and service organisation (NICE)



Urinary Tract Infection in Febrile Infants and Young Children (AAP)

Urinary Tract Infection in Infants, Children and Young People Under 16 (NICE)



Vaccine uptake in under 19s (NICE)


Supported guidelines

Supported guidelines and products meet the minimum AGREE II (Appraisal of Guidelines Research & Evaluation) criteria. They partially meet the RCPCH standards for endorsement.

Antisocial Personality Disorders (NICE)

Dental Extractions: Guidelines for the Management of Children Referred for Dental Extractions Under General Anaesthesia (APA)

HIV in Pregnancy: Management of (RCOG)

Infections: uidelines for Management of Children with Infections Attending Schools and Day Care Facilities (HPA/RCPCH)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children: Management of (BSPGHN)

Stillbirth: Late Intrauterine Fetal Death and Stillbirth (RCOG)

Surgical Site Infection (NICE)

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