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Acute Otitis Media English (4) French All (4)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute otitis media - Emergency management in children

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Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Children's Health Queensland Statewide Paediatric Guideline for emergency management of acute otitis media in children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of acute otitis media in children six months of age and older

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Le Saux N, Robinson JL, Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and ...

Canadian Paediatric Society position statement on the management of acute otitis media in children aged 6 months and older.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Danish guidelines on management of otitis media in preschool children

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Heidemann CH, Lous J, Berg J, Christensen JJ, Hkonsen SJ, Jakobsen M, Johanse...

The Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the Danish Society of Otorhinolaryngology guidelines regarding the diagnostic criteria for acute otitis media and surgical treatment of recurrent AOM and chronic OME in preschool children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The diagnosis and management of acute otitis media

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Lieberthal AS, Carroll AE, Chonmaitree T, Ganiats TG, Hoberman A, Jackson MA,...

Evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Family Physicians.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute otitis media - Emergency management in children

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Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Children's Health Queensland Statewide Paediatric Guideline for emergency management of acute otitis media in children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of acute otitis media in children six months of age and older

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Le Saux N, Robinson JL, Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and ...

Canadian Paediatric Society position statement on the management of acute otitis media in children aged 6 months and older.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Danish guidelines on management of otitis media in preschool children

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Heidemann CH, Lous J, Berg J, Christensen JJ, Hkonsen SJ, Jakobsen M, Johanse...

The Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the Danish Society of Otorhinolaryngology guidelines regarding the diagnostic criteria for acute otitis media and surgical treatment of recurrent AOM and chronic OME in preschool children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The diagnosis and management of acute otitis media

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Lieberthal AS, Carroll AE, Chonmaitree T, Ganiats TG, Hoberman A, Jackson MA,...

Evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Family Physicians.

Anaphylaxis English (7) French All (7)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, 3rd Edition Revised

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Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

This manual has been developed for primarily non-medical people. It consists of an updated Consensus Statement and an Appendices section from the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The Consensus Statement provides recommendations for the management of anaphylaxis in the community, which are based on the most current research. The Appendices section provides resources that will help individuals at risk of anaphylaxis, educators, caregivers, and parents understand the basics of anaphylaxis.

Position Statement: CSACI position statement - epinephrine auto-injectors and children < 15 kg

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Halbrich M, Mack DP, Carr S, Watson W, Kim H

This position statement addresses a number of questions regarding epinephrine administration/prescribing suggestions for the infant under 15kg who is at risk for anaphylaxis, including: What are possible consequences of administering a larger than recommended dose of epinephrine? Are there other ways to prescribe the recommended dose of epinephrine? What are the consequences of not administering epinephrine? What does the Canadian Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggest for the infant less than 15kg?

Clinical Practice Guideline: Anaphylaxis--a practice parameter update 2015

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Lieberman P, Nicklas RA, Randolph C, Oppenheimer J, Bernstein D, Bernstein J,...

The objective of this parameter is to update these previous versions and ultimately to improve the care of patients by providing the practicing physician with an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of anaphylactic events.

Clinical Practice Guideline: 2015 update of the evidence base: World Allergy Organization anaphylaxis guidelines

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Simons FE, Ebisawa M, Sanchez-Borges M, Thong BY, Worm M, Tanno LK, Lockey RF...

The World Allergy Organization (WAO) Guidelines for the assessment and management of anaphylaxis provide a unique global perspective on this increasingly common, potentially life-threatening disease. Recommendations made in the original WAO Anaphylaxis Guidelines remain clinically valid and relevant, and are a widely accessed and frequently cited resource. In this 2015 update of the evidence supporting recommendations in the Guidelines, new information based on anaphylaxis publications from January 2014 through mid- 2015 is summarized.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Emergency department diagnosis and treatment of anaphylaxis: a practice parameter

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Campbell RL, Li JT, Nicklas RA, Sadosty AT, Members of the Joint Task Force P...

The recommendations made in this document about the management of anaphylaxis apply to anaphylaxis that occurs in an ED setting. Some of these recommendations might be different if anaphylaxis occurs in an office setting.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Anaphylaxis: Guidelines from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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Muraro A, Roberts G, Worm M, Bil MB, Brockow K, Fernndez Rivas M, Santos AF, ...

Anaphylaxis is a clinical emergency, and all healthcare professionals should be familiar with its recognition and acute and ongoing management. These guidelines have been prepared by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Taskforce on Anaphylaxis. They aim to provide evidence-based recommendations for the recognition, risk factor assessment, and the management of patients who are at risk of, are experiencing, or have experienced anaphylaxis.

Clinical Practice Guideline: World Allergy Organization guidelines for the assessment and management of anaphylaxis

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Simons FE, Ardusso LR, Bil MB, El-Gamal YM, Ledford DK, Ring J, Sanchez-Borge...

The illustrated World Allergy Organization (WAO) Anaphylaxis Guidelines were created in response to absence of global guidelines for anaphylaxis. They incorporate contributions from more than 100 allergy/immunology specialists on 6 continents. Recommendations are based on the best evidence available, supported by references published to the end of December 2010. The Guidelines review patient risk factors for severe or fatal anaphylaxis, co-factors that amplify anaphylaxis, and anaphylaxis in vulnerable patients, including pregnant women, infants, the elderly, and those with cardiovascular disease. They focus on the supreme importance of making a prompt clinical diagnosis and on the basic initial treatment that is urgently needed and should be possible even in a low resource environment.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, 3rd Edition Revised

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Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

This manual has been developed for primarily non-medical people. It consists of an updated Consensus Statement and an Appendices section from the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The Consensus Statement provides recommendations for the management of anaphylaxis in the community, which are based on the most current research. The Appendices section provides resources that will help individuals at risk of anaphylaxis, educators, caregivers, and parents understand the basics of anaphylaxis.

Position Statement: CSACI position statement - epinephrine auto-injectors and children < 15 kg

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Halbrich M, Mack DP, Carr S, Watson W, Kim H

This position statement addresses a number of questions regarding epinephrine administration/prescribing suggestions for the infant under 15kg who is at risk for anaphylaxis, including: What are possible consequences of administering a larger than recommended dose of epinephrine? Are there other ways to prescribe the recommended dose of epinephrine? What are the consequences of not administering epinephrine? What does the Canadian Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggest for the infant less than 15kg?

Clinical Practice Guideline: Anaphylaxis--a practice parameter update 2015

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Lieberman P, Nicklas RA, Randolph C, Oppenheimer J, Bernstein D, Bernstein J,...

The objective of this parameter is to update these previous versions and ultimately to improve the care of patients by providing the practicing physician with an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of anaphylactic events.

Clinical Practice Guideline: 2015 update of the evidence base: World Allergy Organization anaphylaxis guidelines

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Simons FE, Ebisawa M, Sanchez-Borges M, Thong BY, Worm M, Tanno LK, Lockey RF...

The World Allergy Organization (WAO) Guidelines for the assessment and management of anaphylaxis provide a unique global perspective on this increasingly common, potentially life-threatening disease. Recommendations made in the original WAO Anaphylaxis Guidelines remain clinically valid and relevant, and are a widely accessed and frequently cited resource. In this 2015 update of the evidence supporting recommendations in the Guidelines, new information based on anaphylaxis publications from January 2014 through mid- 2015 is summarized.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Emergency department diagnosis and treatment of anaphylaxis: a practice parameter

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Campbell RL, Li JT, Nicklas RA, Sadosty AT, Members of the Joint Task Force P...

The recommendations made in this document about the management of anaphylaxis apply to anaphylaxis that occurs in an ED setting. Some of these recommendations might be different if anaphylaxis occurs in an office setting.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Anaphylaxis: Guidelines from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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Muraro A, Roberts G, Worm M, Bil MB, Brockow K, Fernndez Rivas M, Santos AF, ...

Anaphylaxis is a clinical emergency, and all healthcare professionals should be familiar with its recognition and acute and ongoing management. These guidelines have been prepared by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Taskforce on Anaphylaxis. They aim to provide evidence-based recommendations for the recognition, risk factor assessment, and the management of patients who are at risk of, are experiencing, or have experienced anaphylaxis.

Clinical Practice Guideline: World Allergy Organization guidelines for the assessment and management of anaphylaxis

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Simons FE, Ardusso LR, Bil MB, El-Gamal YM, Ledford DK, Ring J, Sanchez-Borge...

The illustrated World Allergy Organization (WAO) Anaphylaxis Guidelines were created in response to absence of global guidelines for anaphylaxis. They incorporate contributions from more than 100 allergy/immunology specialists on 6 continents. Recommendations are based on the best evidence available, supported by references published to the end of December 2010. The Guidelines review patient risk factors for severe or fatal anaphylaxis, co-factors that amplify anaphylaxis, and anaphylaxis in vulnerable patients, including pregnant women, infants, the elderly, and those with cardiovascular disease. They focus on the supreme importance of making a prompt clinical diagnosis and on the basic initial treatment that is urgently needed and should be possible even in a low resource environment.

Asthma English (7) French All (7)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (2014)

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GINA Science Committee,

The GINA Science Committee reviews published research on asthma management and prevention, evaluates the impact of asthma research, and provides yearly updates to guidance documents. See Chapter 4, Part D: Management of Asthma Exacerbations in the Emergency Department.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric Emergency Department Asthma Clinical Pathway (2014)

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Expert Content Working Group of the Ontario Lung Association,

The P-EDACP is for patients aged 1 to 17 years presenting with wheeze and/or cough who have a history of asthma and/or prior history of wheezing. Additional tools include medication guidelines and pre-printed physicians orders (PPO) for each of the four severity levels, a patient education checklist, and discharge instructions with integrated prescription.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guide Clinique Asthme (2014)

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Trottier, ED, Gauvin, F, Pettersen, G, Marquis, C, Ducharme, F, Lucas, N, Béd...

This French language webpage created by the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, provides guidelines, pathways and order sheets for treating acute asthma in emergency departments.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Asthme: Algorithme status asthmaticus (2014)

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Trottier, ED, Gauvin, F, Pettersen, G, Marquis, C, Ducharme, F, Lucas, N, Béd...

This French language pathway created by the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, provides guidance on treating pediatric patients with severe status asthmaticus.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Asthma Assessment for Emergent/Urgent Care (2013)

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Alberta Health Services,

Assessment sheets for pediatric asthma patients, includes PRAM Scoring instructions.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Asthma Orders for Emergent/Urgent Care (2013)

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Alberta Health Services,

These orders contain recommendations based on PRAM Score for children aged 12 months - 18 years with a diagnosis of asthma

Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Asthma Education Checklist (2013)

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Alberta Health Services,

This checklist contains education topics to review with patients/caregivers

Clinical Practice Guideline: Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (2014)

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GINA Science Committee,

The GINA Science Committee reviews published research on asthma management and prevention, evaluates the impact of asthma research, and provides yearly updates to guidance documents. See Chapter 4, Part D: Management of Asthma Exacerbations in the Emergency Department.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric Emergency Department Asthma Clinical Pathway (2014)

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Expert Content Working Group of the Ontario Lung Association,

The P-EDACP is for patients aged 1 to 17 years presenting with wheeze and/or cough who have a history of asthma and/or prior history of wheezing. Additional tools include medication guidelines and pre-printed physicians orders (PPO) for each of the four severity levels, a patient education checklist, and discharge instructions with integrated prescription.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guide Clinique Asthme (2014)

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Trottier, ED, Gauvin, F, Pettersen, G, Marquis, C, Ducharme, F, Lucas, N, Béd...

This French language webpage created by the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, provides guidelines, pathways and order sheets for treating acute asthma in emergency departments.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Asthme: Algorithme status asthmaticus (2014)

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Trottier, ED, Gauvin, F, Pettersen, G, Marquis, C, Ducharme, F, Lucas, N, Béd...

This French language pathway created by the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, provides guidance on treating pediatric patients with severe status asthmaticus.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Asthma Assessment for Emergent/Urgent Care (2013)

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Alberta Health Services,

Assessment sheets for pediatric asthma patients, includes PRAM Scoring instructions.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Asthma Orders for Emergent/Urgent Care (2013)

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Alberta Health Services,

These orders contain recommendations based on PRAM Score for children aged 12 months - 18 years with a diagnosis of asthma

Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Asthma Education Checklist (2013)

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Alberta Health Services,

This checklist contains education topics to review with patients/caregivers

Bacterial Meningitis English (4) French All (4)

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Guideline covering recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in babies, children and young people under 16.

Guidelines for the management of suspected and confirmed bacterial meningitis in Canadian children older than one month of age

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Le Saux N; Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and ImmunizationC...

Statement reviewing the current epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in children beyond the neonatal period and provide guidelines for the empirical management of suspected bacterial meningitis in Canadian children.

Infants and Children: Acute Management of Bacterial Meningitis: Clinical Practice Guideline

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NSW Health

Clinical practice guidelines for the acute management of infants and children with bacterial meningitis.

Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis

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Tunkel AR, Hartman BJ, Kaplan SL, Kaufman BA, Roos KL, Scheld WM, Whitley RJ

Practice guidelines to provide clinicians with recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of bacterial meningitis.

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Guideline covering recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in babies, children and young people under 16.

Guidelines for the management of suspected and confirmed bacterial meningitis in Canadian children older than one month of age

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Le Saux N; Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and ImmunizationC...

Statement reviewing the current epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in children beyond the neonatal period and provide guidelines for the empirical management of suspected bacterial meningitis in Canadian children.

Infants and Children: Acute Management of Bacterial Meningitis: Clinical Practice Guideline

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NSW Health

Clinical practice guidelines for the acute management of infants and children with bacterial meningitis.

Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis

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Tunkel AR, Hartman BJ, Kaplan SL, Kaufman BA, Roos KL, Scheld WM, Whitley RJ

Practice guidelines to provide clinicians with recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of bacterial meningitis.

Bronchiolitis English (2) French All (2)

Clinical Guideline: Clinical practice guideline: the diagnosis, management, and prevention of bronchiolitis

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Ralston SL, Lieberthal AS, Meissner HC, Alverson BK, Baley JE, Gadomski AM, J...

This guideline is a revision of the clinical practice guideline, Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2006. The guideline applies to children from 1 through 23 months of age. Other exclusions are noted. Each key action statement indicates level of evidence, benefit-harm relationship, and level of recommendation.

Clinical Guideline: Bronchiolitis: Recommendations for diagnosis, monitoring and management of children one to 24 months of age

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Canadian Paediatric Society

The goals of this statement are to build on the comprehensive peer-reviewed AAP statement by incorporating new evidence published over the past eight years, while providing the clinician with recommendations to help guide diagnosis, monitoring and management of previously healthy children one to 24 months of age who present with signs of bronchiolitis.

Clinical Guideline: Clinical practice guideline: the diagnosis, management, and prevention of bronchiolitis

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Ralston SL, Lieberthal AS, Meissner HC, Alverson BK, Baley JE, Gadomski AM, J...

This guideline is a revision of the clinical practice guideline, Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2006. The guideline applies to children from 1 through 23 months of age. Other exclusions are noted. Each key action statement indicates level of evidence, benefit-harm relationship, and level of recommendation.

Clinical Guideline: Bronchiolitis: Recommendations for diagnosis, monitoring and management of children one to 24 months of age

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Canadian Paediatric Society

The goals of this statement are to build on the comprehensive peer-reviewed AAP statement by incorporating new evidence published over the past eight years, while providing the clinician with recommendations to help guide diagnosis, monitoring and management of previously healthy children one to 24 months of age who present with signs of bronchiolitis.

Burns English (2) French All (2)

Burns / management of burn wounds

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The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

Guideline for the management of burn wounds.

ISBI Practice Guidelines for Burn Care

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ISBI Practice Guidelines Committee; Steering Subcommittee; Advisory Subcommittee

ISBI 2014-2016 Practice guidelines for burn care.

Burns / management of burn wounds

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The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

Guideline for the management of burn wounds.

ISBI Practice Guidelines for Burn Care

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ISBI Practice Guidelines Committee; Steering Subcommittee; Advisory Subcommittee

ISBI 2014-2016 Practice guidelines for burn care.

Concussion English (3) French All (3)

Guidelines: Consensus statement on concussion in sport-the 5(th) international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

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McCrory P, Meeuwisse W, Dvorak J, Aubry M, Bailes J, Broglio S, Cantu RC, Cas...

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further conceptual understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion: Recommendations for Health Care Professionals

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Zemek R, Duval S, Dematteo C, Solomon B, Keightley M, Osmond M

This document is intended to guide health care professionals in diagnosing and managing pediatric concussion.

Guidelines: Care of the Patient with mild traumatic brain injury

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West TA, Bergman K, Biggins MS, French B, Galletly J, Hinkle JL, Morris J

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury.

Guidelines: Consensus statement on concussion in sport-the 5(th) international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

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McCrory P, Meeuwisse W, Dvorak J, Aubry M, Bailes J, Broglio S, Cantu RC, Cas...

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further conceptual understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion: Recommendations for Health Care Professionals

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Zemek R, Duval S, Dematteo C, Solomon B, Keightley M, Osmond M

This document is intended to guide health care professionals in diagnosing and managing pediatric concussion.

Guidelines: Care of the Patient with mild traumatic brain injury

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West TA, Bergman K, Biggins MS, French B, Galletly J, Hinkle JL, Morris J

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury.

Congenital Heart Defect English (2) French All (2)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Duct dependant congenital heart disease

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Brierley J, National Health Service Children's Acute Transport Service

Objective: To standardise the initial management of neonates with duct dependent congenital heart disease.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Resuscitation of blue baby and the use of prostaglandins

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Linney M, Gnapragassam J, Wilson P, Rodd I

This document relates to the acute management of infants presenting acutely with collapse and/or cyanosis suggestive of congenital heart defect.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Duct dependant congenital heart disease

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Brierley J, National Health Service Children's Acute Transport Service

Objective: To standardise the initial management of neonates with duct dependent congenital heart disease.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Resuscitation of blue baby and the use of prostaglandins

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Linney M, Gnapragassam J, Wilson P, Rodd I

This document relates to the acute management of infants presenting acutely with collapse and/or cyanosis suggestive of congenital heart defect.

Constipation English (10) French All (10)

Guidelines: Constipation in Children and Young People: Diagnosis and Management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing constipation in children and young people up to 18. It provides strategies to support the early identification and timely, effective treatment of constipation which will help improve outcomes for patients. It does not cover constipation caused by a specific condition.

Guidelines: Constipation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

These clinical practice guidelines cover the description, etiology, diagnosis and management of constipation in children.

Guidelines: Childhood Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Neonate/Toddler

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Benninga MA, Faure C, Hyman PE, St James Roberts I, Schechter NL, Nurko S

This article provides a description, assessment, and analysis of each functional gastrointestinal intestinal disorder that affects the neonate/toddler age group.

Guidelines: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: History, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features and Rome IV

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Drossman DA

This summary article about the Rome IV diagnostic criteria describes the the field of functional gastrointestinal disorders, distinguishes them from motility and structural disorders, discusses the changes from the Rome III criteria, reviews the Rome committee process, provides a biopsychological pathophysiological conceptualization of functional gastrointestinal disorders, and offers an approach to patient care.

Guidelines: Functional Disorders: Children and Adolescents

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Hyams JS, Di Lorenzo C, Saps M, Shulman RJ, Staiano A, van Tilburg M

The Rome criteria provide symptom-based guidelines by which child and adolescent functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) can be diagnosed.

Guidelines: Constipation

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Kids Health WA

These emergency department guidelines cover the background, assessment and management of constipation in children.

Guidelines: Management of Functional Constipation

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SickKids

This pathway is for use with children aged 1-18 years old with no underlying disease or cormorbidity who have been diagnosed with functional constipation.

Guidelines: Evaluation and treatment of constipation in children and adolescents

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Nurko S, Zimmerman LA

These clinical practice guidelines cover the definition, etiology and pathophysiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of constipation in infants younger than six months, and also in children six months and older.

Guidelines: Evaluation and treatment of functional constipation in infants and children: evidence-based recommendations from ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN

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Tabbers MM, DiLorenzo C, Berger MY, Faure C, Langendam MW, Nurko S, Staiano A...

This evidence-based guideline provides recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of children withfunctionalconstipation to standardize and improve their quality of care. In addition, 2 algorithms were developed, one for the infants under 6 months of age and the other for older infants and children.

Guidelines: Managing functional constipation in children

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Rowan-Legg A; Canadian Paediatric Society, Community Paediatrics Committee

These guidelines are published in English and French, and cover the description, etiology, diagnosis and management, including long-term treatments and behavioural modifications and education, for functional constipation in children.

Guidelines: Constipation in Children and Young People: Diagnosis and Management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing constipation in children and young people up to 18. It provides strategies to support the early identification and timely, effective treatment of constipation which will help improve outcomes for patients. It does not cover constipation caused by a specific condition.

Guidelines: Constipation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

These clinical practice guidelines cover the description, etiology, diagnosis and management of constipation in children.

Guidelines: Childhood Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Neonate/Toddler

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Benninga MA, Faure C, Hyman PE, St James Roberts I, Schechter NL, Nurko S

This article provides a description, assessment, and analysis of each functional gastrointestinal intestinal disorder that affects the neonate/toddler age group.

Guidelines: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: History, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features and Rome IV

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Drossman DA

This summary article about the Rome IV diagnostic criteria describes the the field of functional gastrointestinal disorders, distinguishes them from motility and structural disorders, discusses the changes from the Rome III criteria, reviews the Rome committee process, provides a biopsychological pathophysiological conceptualization of functional gastrointestinal disorders, and offers an approach to patient care.

Guidelines: Functional Disorders: Children and Adolescents

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Hyams JS, Di Lorenzo C, Saps M, Shulman RJ, Staiano A, van Tilburg M

The Rome criteria provide symptom-based guidelines by which child and adolescent functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) can be diagnosed.

Guidelines: Constipation

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Kids Health WA

These emergency department guidelines cover the background, assessment and management of constipation in children.

Guidelines: Management of Functional Constipation

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SickKids

This pathway is for use with children aged 1-18 years old with no underlying disease or cormorbidity who have been diagnosed with functional constipation.

Guidelines: Evaluation and treatment of constipation in children and adolescents

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Nurko S, Zimmerman LA

These clinical practice guidelines cover the definition, etiology and pathophysiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of constipation in infants younger than six months, and also in children six months and older.

Guidelines: Evaluation and treatment of functional constipation in infants and children: evidence-based recommendations from ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN

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Tabbers MM, DiLorenzo C, Berger MY, Faure C, Langendam MW, Nurko S, Staiano A...

This evidence-based guideline provides recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of children withfunctionalconstipation to standardize and improve their quality of care. In addition, 2 algorithms were developed, one for the infants under 6 months of age and the other for older infants and children.

Guidelines: Managing functional constipation in children

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Rowan-Legg A; Canadian Paediatric Society, Community Paediatrics Committee

These guidelines are published in English and French, and cover the description, etiology, diagnosis and management, including long-term treatments and behavioural modifications and education, for functional constipation in children.

Croup English (4) French All (4)

BMJ Best Practice: Croup

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Bjornson C, Johnson DW,

Summary of Practice Guidelines for Croup.

Acute management of croup in the emergency department

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Ortiz-Alvarez O,

Acute management of croup in the emergency department.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Summary: Diagnosis and Management of Croup

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Albera Medical Association,

Summary of Alberta Clinical Practice Guideline document.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Croup

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Alberta Medical Association,

Developed by Alberta Clinical Practice Guideline Working Group.

BMJ Best Practice: Croup

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Bjornson C, Johnson DW,

Summary of Practice Guidelines for Croup.

Acute management of croup in the emergency department

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Ortiz-Alvarez O,

Acute management of croup in the emergency department.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Summary: Diagnosis and Management of Croup

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Albera Medical Association,

Summary of Alberta Clinical Practice Guideline document.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Croup

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Alberta Medical Association,

Developed by Alberta Clinical Practice Guideline Working Group.

Diabetic ketoacidosis English (2) French All (2)

ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018: Diabetic ketoacidosis and the hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state

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Wolfsdorf J., Glaser N., Agus M., Fritsch M., Hanas R., Rewers A., Sperling ...

Recommendations concerning fluid management have been modified to reflect recent findings from a randomized controlled clinical trial showing no difference in cerebral injury in patients rehydrated at different rates with either 0.45% or 0.9% saline.

Diabetes Canada 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada: Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

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Wherrett D, Ho J, Huot C, et al

Diabetes mellitus is the most common endocrine disease and one of the most common chronic conditions in children. Type 2 diabetes and other types of diabetes, including genetic defects of beta cell function, such as monogenic and neonatal diabetes, are being increasingly recognized in children and should be considered when clinical presentation is atypical for type 1 diabetes. This section addresses those areas of type 1 diabetes management that are specific to children.

ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018: Diabetic ketoacidosis and the hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state

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Wolfsdorf J., Glaser N., Agus M., Fritsch M., Hanas R., Rewers A., Sperling ...

Recommendations concerning fluid management have been modified to reflect recent findings from a randomized controlled clinical trial showing no difference in cerebral injury in patients rehydrated at different rates with either 0.45% or 0.9% saline.

Diabetes Canada 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada: Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

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Wherrett D, Ho J, Huot C, et al

Diabetes mellitus is the most common endocrine disease and one of the most common chronic conditions in children. Type 2 diabetes and other types of diabetes, including genetic defects of beta cell function, such as monogenic and neonatal diabetes, are being increasingly recognized in children and should be considered when clinical presentation is atypical for type 1 diabetes. This section addresses those areas of type 1 diabetes management that are specific to children.

Febrile Status Epilepticus English (2) French All (2)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Emergency management of the paediatric patient with generalized convulsive status epilepticus

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Friedman JN

This position statement addresses the emergency management of generalized convulsive status epilepticus in children and infants older than one month of age.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Febrile Seizures

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Guidelines & Protocols Advisory Committee

This guideline covers the investigation and management of febrile seizures in children in the Emergency Department.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Emergency management of the paediatric patient with generalized convulsive status epilepticus

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Friedman JN

This position statement addresses the emergency management of generalized convulsive status epilepticus in children and infants older than one month of age.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Febrile Seizures

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Guidelines & Protocols Advisory Committee

This guideline covers the investigation and management of febrile seizures in children in the Emergency Department.

Fever in Young Infants English (5) French All (5)

Clinical Pathway: Fever in Infants Less than 60 Days

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Clinical Care Guideline and Measures Review Committee

These pathways and algorithms are intended for febrile infants (0-60 days) and cover initial evaluations and therapeutics.

Clinical Pathway: Neonatal Fever

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Bishop J, Ackley H, Beardsley E, Fenstermacher S, Leu M, Pak D, Stanford S

These pathways and guidelines contain information on the assessment and management of febrile infants (0-30 days old, 31-60 days old) as inpatients and in the ED, with and without bronchiolitis.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Febrile Infants

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Patrick K, Miller S, Vejzovic J, Wood K, Price N, Al-Gharabeith F, Pepper S

This guideline is to direct care for infants 7 to 60 days of age who present with a temperature of greater than or equal to 38.0C

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Clinical Policy for Well-Appearing Infants and Children Younger Than 2 Years of Age Presenting to the Emergency Department With Fever

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American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writ...

This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addresses key issues for well-appearing infants and children younger than 2 years presenting to the emergency department with fever.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Fever in under 5s

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This quality standard covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in babies and children (from birth to 5 years).

Clinical Pathway: Fever in Infants Less than 60 Days

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Clinical Care Guideline and Measures Review Committee

These pathways and algorithms are intended for febrile infants (0-60 days) and cover initial evaluations and therapeutics.

Clinical Pathway: Neonatal Fever

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Bishop J, Ackley H, Beardsley E, Fenstermacher S, Leu M, Pak D, Stanford S

These pathways and guidelines contain information on the assessment and management of febrile infants (0-30 days old, 31-60 days old) as inpatients and in the ED, with and without bronchiolitis.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Febrile Infants

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Patrick K, Miller S, Vejzovic J, Wood K, Price N, Al-Gharabeith F, Pepper S

This guideline is to direct care for infants 7 to 60 days of age who present with a temperature of greater than or equal to 38.0C

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Clinical Policy for Well-Appearing Infants and Children Younger Than 2 Years of Age Presenting to the Emergency Department With Fever

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American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writ...

This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addresses key issues for well-appearing infants and children younger than 2 years presenting to the emergency department with fever.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Fever in under 5s

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This quality standard covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in babies and children (from birth to 5 years).

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of paediatric fracture types, emergency department management, and information for fracture clinics.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Peripheral neurovascular checklist

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SicKids Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Peripheral Neurovascular Checklist.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of fractures in adolescents

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Parikh, SN, Wells, L, Mehlman, CT & Scherl, SA

Summary of classifications, imaging, and treatments of fractures.

Clinical Practice Guideline: AboutKidsHealth: Tools for measuring pain

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Stinson, J

Objectives: To assess the level of pain felt by children through the use of pain scales and other measurement tools such as behavioural and composite measures.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Splinting ABCs: upper and lower extremity splinting in the emergency department

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Sarwark, JF, Maizels, M, Adler, MD & Nicholson, D

This guideline describes preparation and application of plaster and fiberglass short arm splints and short leg splints. Materials and set up for each type of splint are discussed in detail and the advantages and disadvantages of using fiberglass splints are outlined.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of paediatric fracture types, emergency department management, and information for fracture clinics.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Peripheral neurovascular checklist

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SicKids Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Peripheral Neurovascular Checklist.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of fractures in adolescents

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Parikh, SN, Wells, L, Mehlman, CT & Scherl, SA

Summary of classifications, imaging, and treatments of fractures.

Clinical Practice Guideline: AboutKidsHealth: Tools for measuring pain

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Stinson, J

Objectives: To assess the level of pain felt by children through the use of pain scales and other measurement tools such as behavioural and composite measures.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Splinting ABCs: upper and lower extremity splinting in the emergency department

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Sarwark, JF, Maizels, M, Adler, MD & Nicholson, D

This guideline describes preparation and application of plaster and fiberglass short arm splints and short leg splints. Materials and set up for each type of splint are discussed in detail and the advantages and disadvantages of using fiberglass splints are outlined.

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Gastroenteritis

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The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

These guidelines contain information about assessment, diagnosis and management of pediatric gastroenteritis.

Clinical Practice Guideline: European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition/European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute gastroenteritis in children in Europe: up

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Guarino A, Ashkenazi S, Gendrel D, Lo Vecchio A, Shamir R, Szajewska H, Europ...

These guidelines update and extend evidence-based indications for the management of children with acute gastroenteritis in Europe.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Use of probiotics for management of acute gastroenteritis: a position paper by the ESPGHAN Working Group for Probiotics and Prebiotics

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Szajewska H, Guarino A, Hojsak I, Indrio F, Kolacek S, Shamir R, Vandenplas Y...

This document provides recommendations for the use of probiotics for the treatment of acute gastroenteritis in previously healthy infants and children based on a systematic review of previously completed systematic reviews and of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published subsequently to these reviews.

Clinical Pathway: Alberta Health Services Acute Childhood Vomiting & Diarrhea Pathway

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Alberta Health Services

This pathway, developed for Alberta Health Services, is intended for children between 3 months and 10 years of age with vomiting and/or diarrhea with or without accompanying nausea, fever or abdominal pain.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention and management of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children aged 2 months to 18 years

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center,

Developed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Published: December 2011.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Emergency department use of oral ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis-related vomiting in infants and children

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Cheng A

This article examines evidence for the use of oral ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis-related vomiting in infants and children, and provides a recommendation for treatment based on the evidence-based review.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Diarrhoea and vomiting caused by gastroenteritis in under 5s: diagnosis and management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This guideline covers diagnosing, managing and referring infants and young children younger than 5 years who present with acute diarrhoea (lasting up to 14 days) with or without vomiting.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Managing acute gastroenteritis among children: oral rehydration, maintenance, and nutritional therapy

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King CK, Glass R, Bresee JS, Duggan C, Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

This report reviews the historical background and scientific basis of oral rehydration therapy and provides a framework for assessing and treating infants and children who have acute diarrhea.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Gastroenteritis

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The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

These guidelines contain information about assessment, diagnosis and management of pediatric gastroenteritis.

Clinical Practice Guideline: European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition/European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute gastroenteritis in children in Europe: up

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Guarino A, Ashkenazi S, Gendrel D, Lo Vecchio A, Shamir R, Szajewska H, Europ...

These guidelines update and extend evidence-based indications for the management of children with acute gastroenteritis in Europe.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Use of probiotics for management of acute gastroenteritis: a position paper by the ESPGHAN Working Group for Probiotics and Prebiotics

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Szajewska H, Guarino A, Hojsak I, Indrio F, Kolacek S, Shamir R, Vandenplas Y...

This document provides recommendations for the use of probiotics for the treatment of acute gastroenteritis in previously healthy infants and children based on a systematic review of previously completed systematic reviews and of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published subsequently to these reviews.

Clinical Pathway: Alberta Health Services Acute Childhood Vomiting & Diarrhea Pathway

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Alberta Health Services

This pathway, developed for Alberta Health Services, is intended for children between 3 months and 10 years of age with vomiting and/or diarrhea with or without accompanying nausea, fever or abdominal pain.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention and management of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children aged 2 months to 18 years

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center,

Developed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Published: December 2011.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Emergency department use of oral ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis-related vomiting in infants and children

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Cheng A

This article examines evidence for the use of oral ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis-related vomiting in infants and children, and provides a recommendation for treatment based on the evidence-based review.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Diarrhoea and vomiting caused by gastroenteritis in under 5s: diagnosis and management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This guideline covers diagnosing, managing and referring infants and young children younger than 5 years who present with acute diarrhoea (lasting up to 14 days) with or without vomiting.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Managing acute gastroenteritis among children: oral rehydration, maintenance, and nutritional therapy

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King CK, Glass R, Bresee JS, Duggan C, Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

This report reviews the historical background and scientific basis of oral rehydration therapy and provides a framework for assessing and treating infants and children who have acute diarrhea.

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Clinical Practice Guideline: European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases consensus recommendations for rotavirus vaccination in Europe: update 2014

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Vesikari T, Van Damme P, Giaquinto C, Dagan R, Guarino A, Szajewska H, Usonis...

This guideline aims to provide policy makers of European countries with the information and tools to assist in decision making on rotavirus vaccination policy with the new consensus recommendations.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Japanese guidelines for the management of intussusception in children, 2011

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Ito Y, Kusakawa I, Murata Y, Ukiyama E, Kawase H, Kamagata S, Ueno S, Osamura...

This guideline aims to help clinicians promptly diagnose intussusception, initiate appropriate treatment as early as possible, and to protect intussuscepted children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Data Form: Appendix from article, "Risk of intussusception after monovalent rotavirus vaccination"

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Weihmiller SN, Buonomo C, Bachur R,

This checklist assists in the detection of intussusception risk following monovalent rotavirus vaccination.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Recommendations for the use of rotavirus vaccines in infants

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Canadian Paediatric Society

These guidelines provide recommendations for the use of rotavirus vaccine for infants in Canada, and summarize information on the disease, epidemiology, as well as the safety and efficacy of vaccines currently authorized for the prevention of rotavirus disease in Canada.

Clinical Practice Guideline: European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases consensus recommendations for rotavirus vaccination in Europe: update 2014

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Vesikari T, Van Damme P, Giaquinto C, Dagan R, Guarino A, Szajewska H, Usonis...

This guideline aims to provide policy makers of European countries with the information and tools to assist in decision making on rotavirus vaccination policy with the new consensus recommendations.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Japanese guidelines for the management of intussusception in children, 2011

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Ito Y, Kusakawa I, Murata Y, Ukiyama E, Kawase H, Kamagata S, Ueno S, Osamura...

This guideline aims to help clinicians promptly diagnose intussusception, initiate appropriate treatment as early as possible, and to protect intussuscepted children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Data Form: Appendix from article, "Risk of intussusception after monovalent rotavirus vaccination"

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Weihmiller SN, Buonomo C, Bachur R,

This checklist assists in the detection of intussusception risk following monovalent rotavirus vaccination.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Recommendations for the use of rotavirus vaccines in infants

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Canadian Paediatric Society

These guidelines provide recommendations for the use of rotavirus vaccine for infants in Canada, and summarize information on the disease, epidemiology, as well as the safety and efficacy of vaccines currently authorized for the prevention of rotavirus disease in Canada.

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Hip and proximal femur

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary and classification of hip and proximal femur fractures.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Femoral shaft (diaphysis)

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of femoral shaft fractures, ED management, and follow-up.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Tibial shaft (diaphysis)

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of tibial shaft fracture, ED management, and follow-up.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Ankle (distal tibial and fibula physeal)

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of distal tibia and-or fibula physeal fractures, ED management, and follow-up.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures

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Jevsevar DS & Shea K

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures (PDFF).

Clinical Practice Guideline: Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Pelvis and Lower Extremity

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Mckinney, B & Roth, C

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the pathophysiology and etiology, classification, diagnosis, and management of apophyseal avulsion fractures of the Pelvis and lower extremity.

Clinical Practice Guideline: AAOS clinical practice guideline: the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures

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Kocher, MS, Sink, EL, Blasier, RD, Luhmann, SJ, Mehlman, CT, Scher, DM, Mathe...

This is a summary of the recommendations in the AAOS clinical practice guideline, The Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tibial Shaft Fractures

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Hoernschemeyer, DG, Khazzam, M & Hoffinger, SA

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the pathophysiology and etiology, classification, diagnosis, and management of tibial shaft fractures.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Ankle Fractures in Adolescents

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Rieger, KJ, Hyman, J & Vitale, M

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the pathophysiology and etiology, classification, diagnosis, and management of ankle fractures in adolescents.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Hip and proximal femur

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary and classification of hip and proximal femur fractures.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Femoral shaft (diaphysis)

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of femoral shaft fractures, ED management, and follow-up.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Tibial shaft (diaphysis)

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of tibial shaft fracture, ED management, and follow-up.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Paediatric fracture guidelines - Ankle (distal tibial and fibula physeal)

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Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network

Summary of distal tibia and-or fibula physeal fractures, ED management, and follow-up.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures

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Jevsevar DS & Shea K

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures (PDFF).

Clinical Practice Guideline: Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Pelvis and Lower Extremity

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Mckinney, B & Roth, C

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the pathophysiology and etiology, classification, diagnosis, and management of apophyseal avulsion fractures of the Pelvis and lower extremity.

Clinical Practice Guideline: AAOS clinical practice guideline: the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures

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Kocher, MS, Sink, EL, Blasier, RD, Luhmann, SJ, Mehlman, CT, Scher, DM, Mathe...

This is a summary of the recommendations in the AAOS clinical practice guideline, The Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tibial Shaft Fractures

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Hoernschemeyer, DG, Khazzam, M & Hoffinger, SA

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the pathophysiology and etiology, classification, diagnosis, and management of tibial shaft fractures.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Ankle Fractures in Adolescents

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Rieger, KJ, Hyman, J & Vitale, M

This is an AAOS clinical guideline on the pathophysiology and etiology, classification, diagnosis, and management of ankle fractures in adolescents.

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Practice parameter: treatment of nervous system Lyme disease (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology

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Halperin JJ, Shapiro ED, Logigian E, Belman AL, Dotevall L, Wormser GP, Krupp...

Provides evidence-based recommendations on the treatment of nervous system Lyme disease and post-Lyme syndrome. Three questions were addressed: 1) Which antimicrobial agents are effective? 2) Are different regimens preferred for different manifestations of nervous system Lyme disease? 3) What duration of therapy is needed?

The clinical assessment, treatment, and prevention of lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and babesiosis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

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Wormser GP, Dattwyler RJ, Shapiro ED, Halperin JJ, Steere AC, Klempner MS, Kr...

Evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis (formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis), and babesiosis.

Practice parameter: treatment of nervous system Lyme disease (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology

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Halperin JJ, Shapiro ED, Logigian E, Belman AL, Dotevall L, Wormser GP, Krupp...

Provides evidence-based recommendations on the treatment of nervous system Lyme disease and post-Lyme syndrome. Three questions were addressed: 1) Which antimicrobial agents are effective? 2) Are different regimens preferred for different manifestations of nervous system Lyme disease? 3) What duration of therapy is needed?

The clinical assessment, treatment, and prevention of lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and babesiosis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

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Wormser GP, Dattwyler RJ, Shapiro ED, Halperin JJ, Steere AC, Klempner MS, Kr...

Evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis (formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis), and babesiosis.

Management of children with aggression in the ED English (3) French All (3)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism and developmental disability: Management of distress/agitation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The aim of this guideline is to provide clinical practice tips for the inpatient management of anxiety, and agitation in young people with developmental disabilities (including autism) who may require medical or surgical care.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Managing the Client with Intellectual Disabilites in the Emergency Room

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University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

These guidelines outline ways to optimize the clinical encounter, provide a framework for understanding & assessing the complex medical and mental health issues that arise for persons with intellectual disabilities, and provide a systematic way to evaluate the best approach to treatment and triage.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism and developmental disability: Management of distress/agitation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The aim of this guideline is to provide clinical practice tips for the inpatient management of anxiety, and agitation in young people with developmental disabilities (including autism) who may require medical or surgical care.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Managing the Client with Intellectual Disabilites in the Emergency Room

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University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

These guidelines outline ways to optimize the clinical encounter, provide a framework for understanding & assessing the complex medical and mental health issues that arise for persons with intellectual disabilities, and provide a systematic way to evaluate the best approach to treatment and triage.

Management of children with special needs in the ED English (5) French All (5)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism and developmental disability: Management of distress/agitation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The aim of this guideline is to provide clinical practice tips for the inpatient management of anxiety, and agitation in young people with developmental disabilities (including autism) who may require medical or surgical care.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Managing the Client with Intellectual Disabilites in the Emergency Room

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University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

These guidelines outline ways to optimize the clinical encounter, provide a framework for understanding & assessing the complex medical and mental health issues that arise for persons with intellectual disabilities, and provide a systematic way to evaluate the best approach to treatment and triage.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part I: Common Clinical Challenges of Patients With Mental Health and/or Behavioral Emergencies

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 1 of the report discusses the common clinical issues that may be encountered in caring for children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department or primary care setting with a mental health condition or emergency.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation and Management of Children With Acute Mental Health or Behavioral Problems. Part II: Recognition of Clinically Challenging Mental Health Related Conditions Presenting With Medical or Uncertain Symptoms

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Chun TH, Mace SE, Katz ER, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediat...

Part 2 of the report discusses the challenges a pediatric clinician may face when evaluating patients with a mental health condition, which may be contributing to or a complicating factor for a medical or indeterminate clinical presentation.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Autism and developmental disability: Management of distress/agitation

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Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The aim of this guideline is to provide clinical practice tips for the inpatient management of anxiety, and agitation in young people with developmental disabilities (including autism) who may require medical or surgical care.

Guidelines: Agitation Treatment for Pediatric Emergency Patients

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Hilt RJ, Woodward TA, Henderson SW, Jellinek MS

Guideline based on a review of the existing literature & review of expert opinions for the management of agitated children in an emergency department setting.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Managing the Client with Intellectual Disabilites in the Emergency Room

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University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

These guidelines outline ways to optimize the clinical encounter, provide a framework for understanding & assessing the complex medical and mental health issues that arise for persons with intellectual disabilities, and provide a systematic way to evaluate the best approach to treatment and triage.

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Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Guideline covering recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in babies, children and young people under 16.

Guidelines for the management of suspected and confirmed bacterial meningitis in Canadian children older than one month of age

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Le Saux N; Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and ImmunizationC...

Statement reviewing the current epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in children beyond the neonatal period and provide guidelines for the empirical management of suspected bacterial meningitis in Canadian children.

Infants and Children: Acute Management of Bacterial Meningitis: Clinical Practice Guideline

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NSW Health

Clinical practice guidelines for the acute management of infants and children with bacterial meningitis.

Practice parameter: treatment of nervous system Lyme disease (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology

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Halperin JJ, Shapiro ED, Logigian E, Belman AL, Dotevall L, Wormser GP, Krupp...

Provides evidence-based recommendations on the treatment of nervous system Lyme disease and post-Lyme syndrome. Three questions were addressed: 1) Which antimicrobial agents are effective? 2) Are different regimens preferred for different manifestations of nervous system Lyme disease? 3) What duration of therapy is needed?

The clinical assessment, treatment, and prevention of lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and babesiosis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

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Wormser GP, Dattwyler RJ, Shapiro ED, Halperin JJ, Steere AC, Klempner MS, Kr...

Evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis (formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis), and babesiosis.

Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis

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Tunkel AR, Hartman BJ, Kaplan SL, Kaufman BA, Roos KL, Scheld WM, Whitley RJ

Practice guidelines to provide clinicians with recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of bacterial meningitis.

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Guideline covering recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in babies, children and young people under 16.

Guidelines for the management of suspected and confirmed bacterial meningitis in Canadian children older than one month of age

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Le Saux N; Canadian Paediatric Society, Infectious Diseases and ImmunizationC...

Statement reviewing the current epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in children beyond the neonatal period and provide guidelines for the empirical management of suspected bacterial meningitis in Canadian children.

Infants and Children: Acute Management of Bacterial Meningitis: Clinical Practice Guideline

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NSW Health

Clinical practice guidelines for the acute management of infants and children with bacterial meningitis.

Practice parameter: treatment of nervous system Lyme disease (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology

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Halperin JJ, Shapiro ED, Logigian E, Belman AL, Dotevall L, Wormser GP, Krupp...

Provides evidence-based recommendations on the treatment of nervous system Lyme disease and post-Lyme syndrome. Three questions were addressed: 1) Which antimicrobial agents are effective? 2) Are different regimens preferred for different manifestations of nervous system Lyme disease? 3) What duration of therapy is needed?

The clinical assessment, treatment, and prevention of lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and babesiosis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

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Evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis (formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis), and babesiosis.

Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis

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Tunkel AR, Hartman BJ, Kaplan SL, Kaufman BA, Roos KL, Scheld WM, Whitley RJ

Practice guidelines to provide clinicians with recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of bacterial meningitis.

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Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

Kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn't have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research's 2-minute video to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research! 

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Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

Kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn't have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research's 2-minute video to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research! 

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems

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Fein JA, Zempsky WT, Cravero JP, Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine an...

Control of pain and stress for children is a vital component of emergency medical care. Timely administration of analgesia affects the entire emergency medical experience and can have a lasting effect on a childs and familys reaction to current and future medical care. A systematic approach to pain management and anxiolysis, including staff education and protocol development, can provide comfort to children in the emergency setting and improve staff and family satisfaction.

Clinical Practice Guideline: WHO guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses

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World Health Organization

These guidelines address the pharmacological management of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses. As such, they replace the previous guidelines, Cancer pain relief and palliative care in children, which exclusively covered cancer pain. They include several clinical recommendations, including a new two-step approach of pharmacological treatment. The guidelines also point to the necessary policy changes required and highlight future priority areas of research.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Persisting pain in children: Highlights for pharmacists extracted from the WHO guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses

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World Health Organization

The brochure Persisting pain in children for pharmacists offers concise information which is extracted from the WHO guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses (1) unless otherwise stated. These new WHO guidelines outline basic principles, clinical recommendations and health system recommendations. This brochure highlights selected issues which are essential for pharmacists.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guideline for Pain Assessment and Management in Neonates

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SickKids

All neonates in the NICU will have standard assessments of pain, which include PIPP scores for preterm and term infants less than 2 months of age, and FLACC scores for preterm and term infants who are more than 2 months of age.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Optimizing the treatment of pain in patients with acute presentations

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American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN), Emergency Nurses Associ...

Management of pain is an essential nursing and physician responsibility. This joint position statement describes recommendations for improving pain management in health care settings.

Clincial Practice Guideline: The recognition and assessment of acute pain in children

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Royal College of Nursing

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has previously produced a guideline on the Assessment of acute pain in children (2000). This guideline examined when pain in children should be assessed and by whom, and the use of scales and other tools that can be used to facilitate the assessment of childrens pain.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The assessment and management of acute pain in infants, children, and adolescents

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American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatricians are responsible for eliminating or assuaging pain and suffering in children when possible. To accomplish this, pediatricians need to expand their knowledge, use appropriate assessment tools and techniques, anticipate painful experiences and intervene accordingly, use a multimodal approach to pain management, use a multidisciplinary approach when possible, involve families, and advocate for the use of effective pain management in children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems

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Fein JA, Zempsky WT, Cravero JP, Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine an...

Control of pain and stress for children is a vital component of emergency medical care. Timely administration of analgesia affects the entire emergency medical experience and can have a lasting effect on a childs and familys reaction to current and future medical care. A systematic approach to pain management and anxiolysis, including staff education and protocol development, can provide comfort to children in the emergency setting and improve staff and family satisfaction.

Clinical Practice Guideline: WHO guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses

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World Health Organization

These guidelines address the pharmacological management of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses. As such, they replace the previous guidelines, Cancer pain relief and palliative care in children, which exclusively covered cancer pain. They include several clinical recommendations, including a new two-step approach of pharmacological treatment. The guidelines also point to the necessary policy changes required and highlight future priority areas of research.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Persisting pain in children: Highlights for pharmacists extracted from the WHO guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses

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World Health Organization

The brochure Persisting pain in children for pharmacists offers concise information which is extracted from the WHO guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of persisting pain in children with medical illnesses (1) unless otherwise stated. These new WHO guidelines outline basic principles, clinical recommendations and health system recommendations. This brochure highlights selected issues which are essential for pharmacists.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guideline for Pain Assessment and Management in Neonates

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SickKids

All neonates in the NICU will have standard assessments of pain, which include PIPP scores for preterm and term infants less than 2 months of age, and FLACC scores for preterm and term infants who are more than 2 months of age.

Clincial Practice Guideline: Optimizing the treatment of pain in patients with acute presentations

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American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN), Emergency Nurses Associ...

Management of pain is an essential nursing and physician responsibility. This joint position statement describes recommendations for improving pain management in health care settings.

Clincial Practice Guideline: The recognition and assessment of acute pain in children

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Royal College of Nursing

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has previously produced a guideline on the Assessment of acute pain in children (2000). This guideline examined when pain in children should be assessed and by whom, and the use of scales and other tools that can be used to facilitate the assessment of childrens pain.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The assessment and management of acute pain in infants, children, and adolescents

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American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatricians are responsible for eliminating or assuaging pain and suffering in children when possible. To accomplish this, pediatricians need to expand their knowledge, use appropriate assessment tools and techniques, anticipate painful experiences and intervene accordingly, use a multimodal approach to pain management, use a multidisciplinary approach when possible, involve families, and advocate for the use of effective pain management in children.

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention and Management of Procedural Pain in the Neonate: An Update

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Committee on Fetus and Newborn and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

This statement updates previous recommendations with new evidence on the prevention, assessment, and treatment of neonatal procedural pain.

Video: Managing Procedural Anxiety in Children

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Krauss BS, Krauss BA, Green SM.

This video describes the signs of acute anxiety in children and demonstrates approaches to interacting with children that minimize anxiety and maximize cooperation. Published: April 2016.

Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt

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Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

Kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn't have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research's 2-minute video to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research! 

Clinical Practice Guideline: Good practice in postoperative and procedural pain management

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Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

This themed issue starts with an outstanding review of the history of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia (PRA), written by an equally outstanding second-wave pioneer and promoter of this particular facet of pediatric anesthesia, Professor Emeritus Kester Brown.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evidenced-based clinical practice guideline for management of newborn pain

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Spence K, Henderson-Smart D, New K, Evans C, Whitelaw J, Woolnough R

Aim: To facilitate the uptake of evidence and to reduce the evidence practice gap for management of newborn pain through the development of a clinical practice guideline.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Reducing the pain of childhood vaccination: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline

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Taddio A, Appleton M, Bortolussi R, Chambers C, Dubey V, Halperin S, Hanrahan...

Our objective was to develop a clinical practice guideline, based on systematic reviews of the literature, as interpreted by experts, to assist clinicians in managing procedure-related pain and distress among children undergoing vaccine injections.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The recognition and assessment of acute pain in children

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Royal College of Nursing

The guideline is aimed at a range of professional groups, patients and carers who may be involved in the assessment and management of childrens pain. The primary aims of this guideline are to: identify reliable and valid measures of pain intensity appropriate for neonates and preverbal infants, and verbal and non-verbal children, through a systematic search and appraisal of the literature; describe these tools to help practitioners select from these in different clinical settings; and make recommendations regarding timing and triggers for formal pain assessment.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guidelines for procedural pain in the newborn

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Lago P, Garetti E, Merazz, D, Pieragostini L, Ancora G, Pirelli A, Bellieni CV

Our aim was to develop guidelines based on evidence and clinical practice for preventing and controlling neonatal procedural pain in the light of the evidence-based recommendations contained in the SIGN classification.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention and Management of Procedural Pain in the Neonate: An Update

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Committee on Fetus and Newborn and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

This statement updates previous recommendations with new evidence on the prevention, assessment, and treatment of neonatal procedural pain.

Video: Managing Procedural Anxiety in Children

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Krauss BS, Krauss BA, Green SM.

This video describes the signs of acute anxiety in children and demonstrates approaches to interacting with children that minimize anxiety and maximize cooperation. Published: April 2016.

Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt

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Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

Kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn't have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research's 2-minute video to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research! 

Clinical Practice Guideline: Good practice in postoperative and procedural pain management

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Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

This themed issue starts with an outstanding review of the history of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia (PRA), written by an equally outstanding second-wave pioneer and promoter of this particular facet of pediatric anesthesia, Professor Emeritus Kester Brown.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evidenced-based clinical practice guideline for management of newborn pain

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Spence K, Henderson-Smart D, New K, Evans C, Whitelaw J, Woolnough R

Aim: To facilitate the uptake of evidence and to reduce the evidence practice gap for management of newborn pain through the development of a clinical practice guideline.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Reducing the pain of childhood vaccination: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline

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Taddio A, Appleton M, Bortolussi R, Chambers C, Dubey V, Halperin S, Hanrahan...

Our objective was to develop a clinical practice guideline, based on systematic reviews of the literature, as interpreted by experts, to assist clinicians in managing procedure-related pain and distress among children undergoing vaccine injections.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The recognition and assessment of acute pain in children

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Royal College of Nursing

The guideline is aimed at a range of professional groups, patients and carers who may be involved in the assessment and management of childrens pain. The primary aims of this guideline are to: identify reliable and valid measures of pain intensity appropriate for neonates and preverbal infants, and verbal and non-verbal children, through a systematic search and appraisal of the literature; describe these tools to help practitioners select from these in different clinical settings; and make recommendations regarding timing and triggers for formal pain assessment.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guidelines for procedural pain in the newborn

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Lago P, Garetti E, Merazz, D, Pieragostini L, Ancora G, Pirelli A, Bellieni CV

Our aim was to develop guidelines based on evidence and clinical practice for preventing and controlling neonatal procedural pain in the light of the evidence-based recommendations contained in the SIGN classification.

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Clinical Guideline: Guidelines for Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients Before, During, and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016

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Cot CJ, Wilson S, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatr...

This report was developed through a collaborative effort of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to offer pediatric providers updated information and guidance in delivering safe sedation to children.

Clinical Guideline: Clinical policy: procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department

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Godwin SA, Burton JH, Gerardo CJ, Hatten BW, Mace SE, Silvers SM, Fesmire FM,...

This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians is the revision of a 2005 clinical policy evaluating critical questions related to procedural sedation in the emergency department.

Video: Procedural sedation and analgesia in children

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Krauss BS, Krauss BA, Green SM.

This video describe procedural sedation and analgesia for children. Published: April 2014.

Clinical Guideline: Clinical practice guideline for emergency department ketamine dissociative sedation: 2011 update

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Green SM, Roback MG, Kennedy RM, Krauss B

This update of an evidence-based clinical practice guideline critically discusses indications, contrindications, personnel requirements, monitoring, dosing, coadministered medications, recovery issues, and future research questions for ketamine dissociative sedation.

Clinical Guideline: Sedation in children and young people: Sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in children and young people

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NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This clinical guideline covers the assessment, preparation, training and monitoring needed when using sedation in people under the age of 19. The aim is to help healthcare professionals decide when sedation is the most clinically and cost effective option for reducing pain and anxiety during operations for children and young people.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guidelines for monitoring and management of pediatric patients during and after sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures: an update

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American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Cot ...

This report was developed through a collaborative effort of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to offer pediatric providers updated information and guidance in delivering safe sedation to children.

Clinical Guideline: Guidelines for Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients Before, During, and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016

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Cot CJ, Wilson S, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatr...

This report was developed through a collaborative effort of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to offer pediatric providers updated information and guidance in delivering safe sedation to children.

Clinical Guideline: Clinical policy: procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department

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Godwin SA, Burton JH, Gerardo CJ, Hatten BW, Mace SE, Silvers SM, Fesmire FM,...

This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians is the revision of a 2005 clinical policy evaluating critical questions related to procedural sedation in the emergency department.

Video: Procedural sedation and analgesia in children

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Krauss BS, Krauss BA, Green SM.

This video describe procedural sedation and analgesia for children. Published: April 2014.

Clinical Guideline: Clinical practice guideline for emergency department ketamine dissociative sedation: 2011 update

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