In Pediatrics, as in all of acute care medicine, we always want to consider the question: What is the worst thing this patient could have?
And in order to reliably consider the “worst thing” in each case, we often need a memory aid or checklist.
The Pediatric Guidelines below can function as a quick checklist and reminder to consider everything important to the patient’s care in every common pediatric presentation.
Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines From The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne.
There are approx two hundred excellent pediatric guidelines available from the above link. In addition on the above page, there is an smart phone app link available so that you can download the guidelines and view them off line.