New and updated Asthma Clinical Practice Guidelines

New CPG: Preschool asthma (1-5 years) New CPG: Asthma in primary school-aged children (6-11 years) Updated CPG: Acute Asthma Note change in title to CPG: Asthma in adolescents (12 years and over) previously Asthma preventer treatment in adolescents (12 years and over) This suite of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) has been developed/updated by the CPG … Continued

New CPG: Eye examination

The Eye examination CPG is a new CPG developed by the CPG Committee and endorsed by the Paediatric Improvement Collaborative (December 2022). The CPG provides a step-by-step approach to examination of the eye for children with practical tips and important considerations. CPG key points Assessing visual acuity can be difficult but should be performed early … Continued

CPG Update December 2021 and January 2022

The following recently revised / developed CPGs have been published in December 2021 and January 2022: Child abuse Head injury Fasting Periorbital and orbital cellulitis Rabies and Australian bat Lyssavirus Procedural sedation Nitrous oxide – oxygen mix Ketamine use for procedural sedation Antenatal urinary tract dilation Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) Antibiotic prescribing in children with reported … Continued

CPG app updated

The existing CPG app has recently been updated and will only have minimal additional updates while a new app is being developed