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Respiratory Medicine Key Documents

Please note that the clinical key documents are not designed to be printed, but to be viewed on-line.  This is to ensure that the correct and most up to date version is being used.  If, in exceptional circumstances, you need to print a copy, please note that the information will only be valid for 24 hours and should be read in conjunction with the Key Document Supporting Information and/or Key Document intranet page, which will provide additional information including approval and review dates.

Using the Key Document page

Arterial Blood Gas Sampling for Trained Professionals

Review date - 30th November 2017

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Allergy skin prick testing 

Review date - 30th October 2019

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Guideline for the prescribing, monitoring and administration of Oxygen in adults 

Review date - 8th September 2018

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Clinical guideline for the use of nebulisers 

Review date - 3rd December 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Chest drain flushing in adult patients 

Review date - 4th May 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Ear lobe capillary blood gas sampling for respiratory practitioners 

Review date - 13th September 2018

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Use of ward based non invasive ventilation 

Review date - 31st December 2020 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Assessment of ambulatory oxygen therapy guideline

Review date - 8th September 2018

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Guideline for the procedure of pleurodesis with talc slurry 

Review date - 14th January 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Guideline for High Flow Oxygen Therapy via Nasal Cannula

Review date - 5th April 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Lung Cancer MDT Referral Form

Suspected pulmonary embolism 

Pleural Procedures

Management of pneumonia acquired in the community 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

Opportunist Mycobacteria

Pleural aspiration and chest drain safety checklist and documentation form 

Indwelling Pleural Catheter WAHT-CG-755

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Medication Pack WAHT-CG-781

Referral to Surgeons - Lung Cancer Specialist Nurses WAHT-CG-798

Page last updated: 24 July 2020