Treatments and Investigations

DBTH policies

  • PAT/T 1 v.4 – Medical Imaging Service – Referral for Imaging by Non-Medical Staff Policy
  • PAT/T 2 v.6 – Blood Transfusion Policy
  • PAT/T 3 v.3 – Pressure Ulcer Policy – Tissue Viability Top Ten
  • PAT/T 7 v.3 – Wound Management Policy
  • PAT/T 8 v.7 – Specimen and Request Form Labelling Policy
  • PAT/T 11 v.5 – Use of Sterile Maggots in Wound Management policy 
  • PAT/T 12 v.6 – Leg Ulcer Management Policy, including bandaging
  • PAT/T 14 v.1
  • PAT/T 16 v.5 – Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)/Enteral Tube Care Policy
  • PAT/T 17 v.5 – Nasogastric Tube Management and Care
  • PAT/T 20 v.5 – Tracheostomy Adult Care Policy (Guidelines for Best Practice)
  • PAT/T 21 v.3 – Drug Misuse Management in the Acute Hospital Setting – Guidelines
  • PAT/T 23 v.5 – Central Venous Access Devices (CVADs) Care and Management Policy
  • PAT/T 25 v.4 – Alcohol Issues in the Acute General Hospital Setting (Guidelines and Management)
  • PAT/T 28 v.5 – Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA) for Adult Cancer Patients Guidelines – withdrawn October 2018 – no longer a policy – now local guideline
  • PAT/T 29 v.2 – Chest Drains – Guidelines for the Insertion and Management in Adults
  • PAT/T 33 v.3 – Physiological Observations and prevention of deterioration in the acutely ill adult
  • PAT/T 35 v.3 – A Practical Guide to Nutrition Support for Adults – withdrawn October 2018
  • PAT/T 36 v.1
  • PAT/T 37 v.4 – Non Obstetric Emergency Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
  • PAT/T 38 v.4 – Failsafe Alert for Radiological Findings (Communication Protocol)
  • PAT/T 39 v.1
  • PAT/T 40 v.1
  • PAT/T 41 v.1
  • PAT/T 42 v.1
  • PAT/T 43 v.1 – Nutrition and Hydration Policy for Adults in Hospital (previously PAT/PA 25 v.1)
  • PAT/T 44 v.3 – Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention and Treatment of VTE in Patients Admitted to Hospital  Note: PAT/T 46 v.2 combined within this document
  • PAT/T 45 v.3 – Peripheral Venous Cannula (PVC) Management Guidelines
  • PAT/T 47 v.3 – Adjustable Gastric Band Management Practice Guidelines
  • PAT/T 48 v.3 – Prevention of Contrast Induced Nephropathy (CIN) Guidelines in Adults
  • PAT/T 49 v.3 – In Hospital Management of Hypoglycaemia in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus
  • PAT/T 50 v.1
  • PAT/T 51 v.1
  • PAT/T 52 v.1
  • PAT/T 54 v.1
  • PAT/T 55 v.3 – Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) Devices Procedure (adults and young people aged 16 years and over)
  • PAT/T 56 v.1 – Paracentesis for Malignant Ascites Procedure
  • PAT/T 57 v.2 (amended Mar 16) – Diabetes at the End of Life
  • PAT/T 58 v.1
  • PAT/T 59 v.1
  • PAT/T 60 v.2 –  Care after Death and Bereavement Policy:  Operational policy for staff to follow in the event of a patient death
  • PAT/T 61 v.3 – Telephoned Pathology Results
  • PAT/T 62 v.2 – Rapid Response to Unexpected Child Deaths and Child Deaths Function Standard Operating Procedure
  • PAT/T 63 v.1
  • PAT/T 64 v.2 – Female Genital Mutilation: Identification, Reporting and Management
  • PAT/T 65 v.2 – Guidelines for the Management of Patients who are End of Life
  • PAT/T 66 v.1 – Parenteral Nutrition Policy
  • PAT/T 67 v.1
  • PAT/T 68 v.1 – Faecal Microbiota Transplantation Policy – Use of FMT in the management of Clostridium difficile infection
  • PAT/T 69 v.1 – Nasal Bridle Policy
  • PAT/T 70 v.1 – Pre-operative Management of Diabetes in Adults – (this policy is withdrawn until further review)
  • PAT/T 71 v.1 – High Output Stoma Policy

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