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Standards Documents

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Publications and Documents

NELA will audit delivery of care against existing standards. These have been drawn from the following publications and documents:

The Higher Risk General Surgical Patient: towards improved care for a forgotten group

Royal College of Surgeons of England/Department of Health, 2011

Emergency Surgery: Standards for unscheduled care

Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2011

Peri-operative care: Knowing the Risk Report

National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death, 2011

Elective and Emergency Surgery in the Elderly: An Age Old Problem

National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death, 2010

Emergency General Surgery: The Future, A Consensus Statement

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, 2007

Emergency General Surgery Consensus Statement

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, 2012

Clinical Guideline 50: Acutely ill patients in Hospital

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2007

Medical Technologies Guidance: CardioQ-ODM

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2011