Clinical Management Guidelines

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Guidelines Revision Date Size Type
CMG 1 GENERAL CARE January 2017 366 KB

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CMG 2 PAIN MANAGEMENT July 2017 345 KB .PDF
CMG 3 AIRWAY MANAGEMENT January 2014 345 KB .PDF
CMG 3a RAPID SEQUENCE INTUBATION (RSI) January 2014 121 KB .PDF
CMG 3b INTUBATION ALGORITHM January 2014 274 KB .PDF
CMG 4 ADULT CARDIAC ARREST December 2018 120 KB .PDF
CMG 4a RETURN OF SPONTANEOUS CIRCULATION (ROSC) - ADULT January 2017 352 KB .PDF
CMG 5 PAEDIATRIC CARDIAC ARREST June 2017 278 KB .PDF
CMG 5a RETURN OF SPONTANEOUS CIRCULATION (ROSC) - PAEDIATRIC August 2016 117 KB .PDF
CMG 5b NEWBORN RESUSCITATION August 2016 164 KB .PDF
CMG 6 CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS January 2017 421 KB .PDF
CMG 7 BRADYARRHYTHMIAS November 2016 262 KB .PDF
CMG 8 TACHYCARDIAS February 2019 165 KB .PDF
CMG 9 RESPIRATORY DISTRESS August 2020 128 KB .PDF
CMG 10 DIABETIC EMERGENCIES June 2017 343 KB .PDF
CMG 11 TEMPERATURE ABNORMALITIES July 2018 179 KB .PDF
CMG 12 UPPER AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION August 2015 212 KB .PDF
CMG 13 ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES December 2016 116 KB .PDF
CMG 14 SHOCK & HYPOPERFUSION April 2019 151 KB .PDF
CMG 15 ALTERED LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS March 2016 97 KB .PDF
CMG 16 SUSPECTED ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME November 2015 167 KB .PDF
CMG 17 CHEST INJURIES January 2015 155 KB .PDF
CMG 18 SPINAL INJURIES June 2015 115 KB .PDF
CMG 18a AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA July 2018 142 KB .PDF
CMG 19 LIMB INJURIES November 2015 349 KB .PDF
CMG 20 EYE EMERGENCIES July 2015 415 KB .PDF
CMG 21 BURNS August 2020 350 KB .PDF
CMG 22 SEIZURES July 2018 110 KB .PDF
CMG 23 STROKE April 2017 357 KB .PDF
CMG 24 DROWNING July 2015 335 KB .PDF
CMG 25 DIVING EMERGENCIES September 2015 336 KB .PDF
CMG 26a NORMAL FIELD BIRTH May 2017 107 KB .PDF
CMG 26b COMPLICATED BIRTH May 2017 902 KB .PDF
CMG 26c - OTHER OBSTETRIC & GYNAECOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES May 2017 107 KB .PDF
CMG 27 HYPERKALAEMIA August 2020 129 KB .PDF
CMG 28 HOME DIALYSIS EMERGENCIES December 2016 110 KB .PDF
CMG 29 ALLERGIC AND ANAPHYLACTIC REACTIONS August 2020 342 KB .PDF
CMG 30 CRUSH SYNDROME June 2016 144 KB .PDF
CMG 31 ELECTRIC SHOCK April 2019 100 KB .PDF
CMG 32 ASSAULT January 2019 96 KB .PDF
CMG 33 BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCH EMERGENCIES December 2018 96 KB .PDF
CMG 34 CBRN & HAZMAT INCIDENT May 2017 154 KB .PDF
CMG 35a POISONING & OVERDOSE June 2019 117 KB .PDF
CMG 35b BITES & STINGS September 2016 139 KB .PDF
CMG 37 MANAGEMENT OF COMBATIVE AND AGITATED PATIENTS August 2020 202 KB .PDF
CMG 38 SEPSIS January 2019 124 KB .PDF
CMG 38a MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE February 2016 123 KB .PDF
CMG 39 TRAUMATIC CARDIAC ARREST December 2018 103 KB .PDF
CMG 40 HIGHLY INFECTIOUS PATIENT August 2020 123 KB .PDF
CMG 41 NAUSEA & VOMITING November 2015 91 KB .PDF
CMG 42 – FALLS July 2018 120 KB .PDF

Pharmacology

Guideline Revision Date Size Type
ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID August 2020 88 KB .PDF
ADENOSINE January 2010 134 KB .PDF
ADRENALINE August 2020 188 KB .PDF
AMIODARONE December 2013 147 KB .PDF
ATROPINE June 2019 150 KB .PDF
CALCIUM CHLORIDE November 2017 91 KB .PDF
CAPNOGRAPHY April 2019 147 KB .PDF
CEFTRIAXONE January 2014 90 KB .PDF
DROPERIDOL March 2019 135 KB .PDF
FENTANYL September 2020 171 KB .PDF
GLUCAGON January 2010 69 KB .PDF
GLUCOSE 10% January 2014 91 KB .PDF
GLUCOSE GEL (ORAL) March 2014 78 KB .PDF
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE August 2020 185 KB .PDF
HEPARIN January 2014 69 KB .PDF
HYDROCORTISONE November 2012 69 KB .PDF
IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE January 2010 93 KB .PDF
KETAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE May 2019 231 KB .PDF
LIGNOCAINE June 2015 107 KB .PDF
MAGNESIUM SULPHATE August 2020 165 KB .PDF
METHOXYFLURANE April 2019 131 KB .PDF
MIDAZOLAM February 2019 144 KB .PDF
MORPHINE SULPHATE April 2017 182 KB .PDF
NALOXONE January 2014 154 KB .PDF
NORMAL SALINE September 2014 93 KB .PDF
ONDANSETRON December 2013 107 KB .PDF
OXYGEN April 2019 147 KB .PDF
PARACETAMOL December 2013 128 KB .PDF
PROCHLORPERAZINE November 2015 152 KB .PDF
SALBUTAMOL January 2010 132 KB .PDF
SODIUM BICARBONATE November 2017 134 KB .PDF
SUXAMETHONIUM January 2014 132 KB .PDF
DRUGS FOR AIRWAY MANAGEMENT - SUMMARY SHEET January 2014 96 KB .PDF
DRUG DOSE CALCULATOR December 2017 96 KB .PDF
AUSTRALIAN CATEGORIES FOR PRESCRIBING MEDICINES IN PREGNANCY N/A 70 KB .PDF

Additional Information

Guideline Revision Date Size Type
01 PATIENT ASSESSMENT N/A 85 KB .PDF
02 RESP STATUS ASSESSMENT TOOL (2020) N/A 85 KB .PDF
03 GLASGOW COMA SCALE (GCS) N/A 97 KB .PDF
04 TIME CRITICAL PATIENT GUIDELINE August 2018 164 KB .PDF
05 ACTAS PATIENT DESTINATION GUIDELINE January 2014 116 KB .PDF
06 MANAGEMENT OF THE DECEASED PERSON July 2019 120 KB .PDF
07 MOBILITY ASSESMENT July 2018 115 KB .PDF
08 GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH STATUS ASSESSMENT N/A 273 KB .PDF
09 GUIDE TO SUICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT N/A 178 KB .PDF
10 EMERGENCY APPREHENSION - ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE July 2018 217 KB .PDF
11 SEDATION ASSESSMENT TOOL (SAT) July 2019 140 KB .PDF
12 MENTAL COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT N/A 350 KB .PDF
13 SPINAL CORD INJURY N/A 262 KB .PDF
14 SPINAL IMMOBILISATION ASSESSMENT FLOW CHART N/A 102 KB .PDF
15 RULE OF NINES - ADULT N/A 294 KB .PDF
16 NORMAL BLOOD VALUES (ADULT) N/A 444 MB .PDF
17 PAEDIATRIC REFERENCE CARDS March 2019 811 KB .PDF
18 APGAR SCORE N/A 305 KB .PDF
19 PAEDIATRIC BURN ASSESSMENT CHART N/A 911 KB .PDF
20 ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION N/A 460 KB .PDF
21 12-LEAD ECG PLACEMENT N/A 358 KB .PDF
22 15-LEAD ECG PLACEMENT N/A 438 KB .PDF
23 STEMI BYPASS FLOW CHART February 2016 370 KB .PDF
24 HEPARIN CHECKLIST November 2015 127 KB .PDF
25 DIFFERENTIATION OF WIDE COMPLEX TACHYCARDIAS N/A 206 KB .PDF
26 MAXIMUM Q-T INTERVALS N/A 109 KB .PDF
27 ENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES June 2018 130 KB .PDF
28 RESPIRATORY STATUS AND PERFUSION ASSESSMENT N/A 217 KB .PDF
29 PEEP VALUES N/A 127 KB .PDF
30 CAPNOGRAPHY N/A 194 KB .PDF
31 ACTAS RAPID SEQUENCE INTUBATION (RSI) CHECKLIST January 2017 137 KB .PDF
32 MASS CASUALTY TRIAGE FLOW CHART N/A 187 KB .PDF
33 AMBULANCE ROLES AT A MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT (MCI) N/A 280 KB .PDF
34 STRUCTURAL MARKING SYSTEM N/A 376 KB .PDF
35 USAR VICTIM MARKING SYSTEM N/A 132 KB .PDF
36 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HAZMAT) CLASSES N/A 365 KB .PDF
37 ACTAS APPROVED ABBREVIATIONS January 2018 133 KB .PDF
38 ACT AMBULANCE SERVICE LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK N/A 221 KB .PDF
39 REAL TALK FRAMEWORK N/A 236 KB .PDF
40 IMIST-AMBO HANDOVER PROTOCOL February 2015 71 KB .PDF
41 COACHED CARDIAC ARREST MANAGEMENT METHOD May 2017 116 KB .PDF
42 BARIATRIC PATIENTS August 2020 157 KB .PDF