NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines
Medicines Update Acute

Guideline News (February 2015)

Information below is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting.

New and Updated GGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Antibiotic policy for obstetric patients

Management of premenstrual syndrome

Prescribing of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Antibiotic prophylaxis in gastrointestinal and vascular surgery (update)

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia management

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia clinical management quality indicators

Serotonin toxicity (treatment poster)

Serotonin toxicity (recognition and treatment)

Empirical antibiotic therapy poster (update)

Initial management of neutropenic sepsis

C. difficile testing

Injectional botulism management


NICE Clinical Guidelines

CG 189 Obesity

CG 190 Intrapartum care

CG 191 Pneumonia

CG 192 Antenatal and postnatal mental health

*NICE Guidelines are developed for prescribers in NHS England and Wales and as such may not always follow NHS Scotland prescribing policy e.g. SMC advice.  They should always be used in conjunction with relevant NHSGGC Formulary and Clinical Guidelines.