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
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
Assessment and Management of Headaches in Adults within SESLHD Emergency Departments SESLHDGL/060
Assessment and management of hypertension in ADULTS in the inpatient ward setting SESLHDGL/068
Blood Borne Virus Testing SESLHDPD/330
Bowel Management SESLHDGL/098
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, Assessment and Management of Delirium in Older People SESLHDPR/345
Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccination for Ante/Postnatal Women SESLHDPD/279
Dispensing of Medications for Patient Take-Home Use using Paper Prescription generated by eMEDs (Prescription Output Version 2) SESLHDPR/743
Drug and Alcohol – Inpatient Management of Alcohol Withdrawal SESLHDPR/238
Electrolyte Replacement (Adults) SESLHDPR/762
Heparin - Anticoagulation with Intravenous Heparin Sodium Infusion

High-Risk Medicines Management SESLHDPR/734
HYDROmorphone in Adult Patients in SESLHD acute care facilities - management of SESLHDPR/669
Iron Infusions

Medicine Guidelines:

Lumbar Puncture - Adult SESLHDPR/613
Management of the Deteriorating ADULT inpatient (excluding maternity) SESLHDPR/697
Medication Charts: Charting of Oral Nutrition Support SESLHDPR/317
Medication Management Roles and Responsibilities of Clinicians SESLHDPR/267
Medication: Administration by Enrolled Nurses SESLHDPD/160
Medicine Formulary SESLHDPD/183
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 and use of unlicensed medicines SESLHDPD/182
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents: Prescribing, Handling, Administration and Storage SESLHDPR/763
Pain Management - Implantable Intrathecal Drug Delivery System SESLHDPR/294
Pain management - Ketamine Infusions for adult patients with acute and chronic non malignant pain SESLHDPR/371
Pain Management - Opioid Withdrawal in Patients on Long Term Opioid Medications SESLHDPR/603
Pain Management - Peripheral Nerve Analgesia (PNA) SESLHDPR/372
Palliative Care: administration of Adult Subcutaneous fluid SESLHDPR/422
Patient’s Own Medications (POMs) – Handling and Storage in Hospital SESLHDPR/758
Respiratory Equipment – Cleaning and Decontamination SESLHDPR/738
Responding to requests for information or access to voluntary assisted dying (VAD) within SESLHD SESLHDGL/118
Safe Handling and Management of Monoclonal Antibodies SESLHDPR/368
Safe Use of Opioids SESLHDGL/105
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
Wound - Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD) SESLHDPR/205