Policies & Publications: Medicine

Title Document Number Last Reviewed
Administration of antibiotics by prolonged or continuous infusion in the inpatient setting SESLHDPR/687
Administration of Gastrografin™ in the treatment of Adhesional Small Bowel Obstruction SESLHDGL/055 Under Review
Administration of Subcutaneous Medications in Palliative Care using a NIPRO Surefuser™ SESLHDPR/666
Administration of subcutaneous medications in Palliative Care: a) Intermittent b) Via a syringe driver SESLHDPR/175
Advanced Recovery Orthopaedic Program (AROP) Anaesthetic Guideline SESLHDGL/059
Alerts Management – Electronic Recording of Alerts in eMR and iPM SESLHDPR/582
Alteplase (Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator) in Adult Acute Ischaemic Stroke – Management of SESLHDPR/236
Antimicrobial Stewardship SESLHDPD/137 Under Review
Assessment and Management of Headaches in Adults within SESLHD Emergency Departments SESLHDGL/060
Blood Borne Virus Testing SESLHDPD/330
Cancer Services – Use of eviQ Cancer Treatments Online SESLHDPD/276
Cannabis – Inpatient Management of patients admitted to SESLHD facilities using medicinal cannabis products SESLHDPR/620
Caring for COVID positive patients in the community SESLHDPR/721
Clinical Pathway Guideline SESLHDGL/037
Delirium - prevention, diagnosis and management of Delirium in Older People in Acute and Sub Acute Care SESLHDPR/345
Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccination for Ante/Postnatal Women SESLHDPD/279 Under Review
Drug and Alcohol – Inpatient Management of Alcohol Withdrawal SESLHDPR/238
Guideline for Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Hospital Inpatients SESLHDGL/021
Heparin - Anticoagulation with Intravenous Heparin Sodium Infusion (Adults)

Hepatitis B, C and HIV detection and management in patients requiring dialysis SESLHDPR/226 Under Review
HYDROmorphone in Adult Patients in SESLHD acute care facilities - management of SESLHDPR/669
Lumbar Puncture - Adult SESLHDPR/613
Management of Hypertension in the SESLHD Ward Settings SESLHDGL/068
Management of the Deteriorating ADULT inpatient (excluding maternity) SESLHDPR/697
Medication Charts: Charting of Oral Nutrition Support SESLHDPR/317
Medication: Administration by Enrolled Nurses SESLHDPD/160
Medicine: Checking drug interactions in iPharmacy Application SESLHDPD/284
Medicine: Continuity of Management and Documentation SESLHDPR/267 Under Review
Medicine: Drug Formulary Policy

Medicine: Frusemide use in Adult Chronic Heart Failure Patients SESLHDPD/169
Medicine: Management of Refrigerated Storage of Medicines and Vaccinations in Clinical Areas SESLHDPR/300
Medicine: Managing Intraoperative Medications SESLHDPR/209
Medicine: Off label use of registered medicines & use of unlicensed medicines SESLHDPD/182
Medicine: Utilising medication information from the electronic Medical Record (eMR) in the electronic Discharge Referral Summary (eDRS) for medication supply at discharge SESLHDPR/327
Pain Management - Intrathecal Implantable drug Delivery for Pain Management SESLHDPR/294 Under Review
Pain management - Ketamine Infusions for adult patients with acute and chronic non malignant pain SESLHDPR/371
Pain Management - Methoxyflurane Inhaler for Adult Patients SESLHDPR/325
Pain Management - Opioid Withdrawal in Patients on Long Term Opioid Medications SESLHDPR/603
Pain Management - Regional Analgesia - Peripheral Nerve Infusion SESLHDPR/372
Palliative Care: administration of Adult Subcutaneous fluid SESLHDPR/422
Smoking Cessation: Nurse/Midwife Initiated Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) SESLHDPR/494
Student Clinical Placements in SESLHD Facilities SESLHDPR/326 
Subcutaneous Administration of 4% Glucose and 0.18% Sodium Chloride in the treatment of hypernatraemia and dehydration in selected aged care patients with advanced dementia SESLHDGL/069
Urokinase: Administration of Intra-Arterial Urokinase in Specific Clinical Areas SESLHDGL/038
Use of Generic Medications SESLHDPD/320
Work Health and Safety - Safe Handling and Management of Monoclonal Antibodies Procedure

Wound - Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD) SESLHDPR/205
Wound - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) SESLHDPD/136 Under Review