Clinical guidelines amendments

The latest edition (September 2017) of the guidelines includes new and amended guidelines in most discipline including the following:

  • Abbreviations List - Changes
  • Alphabetical Listing - Changes

  • Adult Internal Medicine (AIM)
  • Aged Care (AGE)
  • Anaesthetics (ANA)
  • Child and Adolescent Health (CAH)
  • Dermatology (DERM)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine (MSK)
  • Obstetrics & Women's Health (OWH)
  • Surgery (SURG)

Other:

  • ACRRM AST Curricula - Changes
  • ACRRM Primary Curriculum - Changes
  • RRMEO Modules - New modules included

Adult Internal Medicine

New:

  • Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • Renal vascular disease

Amended:

  • COPD
  • Hyponatraemia
  • Monoarthritis - acute
  • Pneumonia
  • Renal disease
  • STEMI

Aged Care

New:

  • Resource added to ToC

Anaesthetics

New:

  • Anaphylaxis in anaesthesia
  • Sugammadex

Child and Adolescent Health

Amended:

  • Gastroenteritis

Dermatology

New:

  • Skin Infections - Bacterial
    • Boils and carbuncles
    • Cellulitis and erysipelas
    • Folliculitis
    • Impetigo
    • Necrotising fasciitis
    • Orbital cellulitis
    • Periorbital cellulitis
    • Recurrent skin infections

Amended:

  • Viral, Bacterial And Insect Related Skin Infections

Emergency Medicine

New:

  • Rhabdomyolysis

Amended:

  • Adrenaline
  • Anaphylaxis - severe, moderate, mild
  • Arterial blood gases
  • Asthma - acute (adult/adolescent)
  • Burns (acute major)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Cricothyroidotomy
  • Drug doses / infusions - emergency
  • Head injury - minor, moderate, severe
  • Head injury - paediatric
  • Leptospirosis
  • Shock
  • Status epilepticus (se)
  • Stinging trees
  • Ventilation

Musculoskeletal Medicine

New:

  • Lower Back Pain

Obstetrics & Women's Health

New:

  • Fetal bradycardia
  • Placental pathology

Amended:

  • Breech presentation
  • Cardiotocography (CTG)
  • Collapse - sudden / unexpected
  • Eclampsia
  • Induction of labour
  • Infectious diseases in pregnancy - 3. Hepatitis C
  • Post partum haemorrhage
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Trauma & pregnancy
  • Uterine hyperstimulation
  • Uterine inversion

Surgery

New:

  • Anal Fissure

Amended:

  • Peri Anal Conditions

No Changes

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (ATS)
  • Anaesthetic Crisis Algorithms
  • Dermatology Tips and Techniques
  • Mental Health (MH)
  • Ophthalmology (OPTH)
  • Oral Health (ORAL)
  • Orthopaedic Plastering Techniques
  • Palliative Care (PAL)
  • Patient Blood Management Guidelines
  • Radiology (RAD)
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Sexual Health