Clinical guidelines

Clinical guidelines are used by the health professionals at Great Ormond Street Hospital for a wide range of conditions, treatments and tests.

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Ear drops/spray: administration

This guideline explains the preparation of the child or young person, family and equipment for the instillation of ear drops/spray, including the responsibility of the practitioner in checking the prescription and completing the relevant documentation. 

NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.

Extravasation and infiltration

This guideline covers the recognition, management and prevention of infiltration and extravasation injury.

NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.