Policies and Procedures

Title Document Number Date approved
Abdominal Evaluation In Blunt Trauma   Under Review
Burns Management Guidelines ACI Guideline Apr 2019
Burns Transfer Guidelines   Jun 2020
Cervical Collars for Suspected Cervical Spine Injury in Emergency Department SGH SGH-TSH CLIN 352 Feb 2021
Cervical (Philadelphia) Collar - Care of a Patient Requiring SGH-TSH CLIN 048 Under Review
Chest tube insertion in trauma: Underwater Seal Drain (UWSD) Management and Chest Drain Insertion SGH CLIN 145 Aug 2018
Clearance of a Suspected Cervical Spine injury in the Emergency Department SGH SGH CLIN 361 Under Review
Code Crimson – Trauma SGH CLIN 548 Sep 2019
Dental Trauma Management   Under Review
Early Notification and Management of Blunt Chest Injury (CHIP – Chest Injury Pathway) SGH CLIN 339 Under Review
Emergency Airway Management in the Trauma Patient NSW ITIM Guideline Jan 2017
Evaluation of potential urethral injury following trauma   Under Review
Helicopter Operating Procedures SGH CLIN 300 Oct 2018
Initial Management of Closed Head Injury in Adults NSW Health PD2012_013 Feb 2012
Management of Hypovolaemic Shock in the Trauma Patient NSW ITIM Guideline Jan 2007
(Current Version July 2021)
Management of the Pregnant Trauma Patient SGH CLIN 159 Sep 2020
Massive Transfusion Protocol SGH CLIN 217 Sep 2020
Mild Head Injury Discharge Advice 
Advice in other languages
Brochure 2007
(Current Version June 2021)
Paediatric Stabilisation Guidelines   Under Review
Pelvic Fracture Management   Under Review
Post Traumatic Amnesia (PTA) Testing – Protocol for SGH CLIN 155 Under Review
Post Traumatic Amnesia Scale (A-WPTAS) Testing In The Emergency Department – Protocol For Abbreviated Westmead SGH-TSH CLIN 659 Jun 2021
Post Traumatic Amnesia Testing (A-WPTA) – Abbreviated Westmead SGH CLIN Under Review
Radiographer Notification Policy SGH CLIN Under Review
Surgical Fellow Trauma Responsibilities   Under Review
Tertiary Survey form    
Thoracotomy ED SGH CLIN Under Review
Trauma Hotline Use and Referral Procedure - St George Hospital SESLHDPR/381 Jun 2021
Trauma Patient Data Collection Form    
Trauma/Aged Care Service Level Agreement   Under Review
Trauma Service Level Agreement   Under Review
Trauma Surgeon ED Response   Under Review
Trauma Team Roles and Responsibilities SGH CLIN 222 May 2018
Trauma Triage Activation Criteria – St George Hospital SGH CLIN 372 Under Review
Traumatic Brain Injury – Multidisciplinary Care and Management SGH CLIN 382 Under Review
Whole body CT scan   Under Review