Clinical Guidelines (Nursing)

Nursing guideline disclaimer

  • The hospital clinical guidelines presented on this site were developed by clinicians primarily for use by clinicians working in the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

    They detail ongoing management of many common conditions within Royal Children's Hospital.

    The authors have made considerable efforts to ensure the information contained in these guidelines is accurate and evidence based. In the absence of current evidence where possible a consensus between relevant RCH stakeholders has been obtained.  However, the guidelines do not necessarily represent the views of all the clinicians in the Royal Children's Hospital.

    The recommendations contained in these guidelines do not indicate an exclusive course of action, or serve as a standard of treatment for ongoing management of patients. Variation from these guidelines, taking individual circumstances into account, may be appropriate.

    Users of these guidelines are strongly recommended to confirm that the information contained within them, is correct by way of independent sources. The authors accept no responsibility for any inaccuracies, information perceived as misleading, or the success of any treatment regimen detailed in the guidelines.