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Published Date07 Apr 2020
Last Updated11 Nov 2020

In aged care services, infectious illness may spread from resident to resident, resulting in what we refer to as an outbreak.

Outbreaks of infectious illness in residential aged care services are a risk to the health and wellbeing of... Read more...

Published Date07 Apr 2020
Last Updated11 Nov 2020

Our clinical guidance on caring for people displaying acute behavioural disturbance in emergency settings aims to support you to provide person-centred, evidence-based care for some of our most vulnerable Victorians. 

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Published Date11 Mar 2018
Last Updated11 Nov 2020
Preterm pre-labour rupture of membranes (PPROM) is defined as spontaneous rupture of the membranes before the onset of labour prior to 37 weeks gestation... Read more...
Published Date28 Feb 2019
Last Updated11 Nov 2020

SCV endorses the Royal Children's Hospital clinical guideline for managing anaphylaxis in children.

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Published Date19 Nov 2019
Last Updated11 Nov 2020
in progress

Development timeline: November 2018 – June 2020

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Published Date06 Mar 2019
Last Updated11 Nov 2020

We recommend using the Victorian Adult Burns Service guidelines

The images below are linked to easy-to-follow pathways of care for emergency patients presenting with burns,... Read more...

Published Date15 Nov 2018
Last Updated11 Nov 2020
This clinical guidance covers the use of dopamine in critical care... Read more...
Published Date20 Nov 2018
Last Updated11 Nov 2020

This best practice guideline has been designed for critical care units, however, it can be applied to other areas within your health service who use vasoactive infusions, such as anaesthetics, cardiology and emergency departments.

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Published Date20 Nov 2018
Last Updated11 Nov 2020
This guidance covers the use of milrinone in critical care settings... Read more...
Published Date20 Nov 2018
Last Updated11 Nov 2020
This guidance covers the use of metaraminol in critical care settings... Read more...