National guidance for the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections during COVID-19
These recommendations on the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections in hospital settings during COVID-19 are for clinicians to support winter planning in partnership with local infection control prevention teams. While some recommendations describe organi...
This guidance describes general principles and action to be taken for paediatric resuscitation. FAQs linked to specific situations are also discussed. These questions and answers may also be relevant to other scenarios.
FFLM develops and maintains high standards of competence and professional integrity in forensic and legal medicine. Here are summaries of reports produced by FFLM, relevant to child protection and safeguarding guidance.
Management of children and young people with an acute decrease in conscious level - Clinical guideline
Decreased conscious level can be considered an acute neurological emergency. It is characterised by significant brain impairment, which needs a rapid and methodical approach to evaluation and treatment. Our NICE accredited 2015 evidence-based clinical guideline provides practitioners working acu...
Diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants less than two months old - clinical guideline
This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations on the diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants from 37 weeks corrected gestation (post menstrual) to two months of age (post term). It is for all UK paediatric and neonatal health care practitioners ...
A cleft palate occurs when the roof of the mouth has not joined completely. A delay in its detection may adversely affect growth, development and timely medical and surgical management. This NICE accredited evidence-based best practice guide provides recommendations on optimal examination of the new...
This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations for all UK paediatricians and healthcare professionals involved in the regulation or practice of the care of children and young people who have had or are suspected of having a stroke. You can download the full guideline...
Determining pregnancy status in young female patients under 16 years of age is an area that clinicians may find difficult. This practical guide sets out the issues, risks and approaches that NHS organisations may consider when developing their policies in this area.