Listed below is the high level evidence on the Deteriorating patient and their handover produced by NICE, SIGN and NHS based organisations. Also included are the European Society guidelines where available. This list is produced and maintained by HEFT Library Services to support VITAL 4 Doctors core skills programme developed in the Trust.
Local (HEFT) Policies
Review: May 2011
Review: December 2012
NICE (guidelines and pathways)
CG50: July 2007
Map of Medicine
Other National Guidelines & Non-UK Guidelines (includes Professional Bodies/Associations)
The medical patient at risk: recognition and care of the ill or the deteriorating medical patient
Royal College of Physicians
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
Royal College of anaesthetists
Improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS services
NCGC Clinical guidance : CG138
Delivering safe care - seven days a week
Systematic Reviews – Cochrane Library
The following sources have been searched for evidence published in the previous 12 months: HEFT Policies, Map of Medicine, Cochrane Library and NHS Evidence. Please contact [email protected] for any further information.
For more information on how to make the most use of the HEFT Library Services, visit www.heftlibrary.nhs.uk. Visit NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk to access your guidelines, Cochrane systematic reviews, journals and databases.