BC Guidelines are clinical practice guidelines and protocols that provide recommendations to B.C. practitioners on delivering high quality, appropriate care to patients with specific clinical conditions or diseases.
"The CPG Infobase is a database of evidence-based Canadian clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). Maintained by Joule™, a CMA company, it includes approximately 1,200 CPGs developed or endorsed by authoritative medical or health organizations in Canada." - Website.
This best practice guideline assists nurses who work in diverse practice settings to identify adults who are at risk of pressure ulcers. This guideline focuses its recommendations on:
Practice Recommendations including assessment, planning, intervention and discharge/transfer of care
Educational Recommendations for supporting the skills required for nurses working with adults at risk for pressure ulcers
Organization & Policy Recommendations addressing the importance of a supportive practice environment as an enabling factor for providing high quality nursing care, which includes ongoing evaluation of guideline implementation.
"SwitchRx is an online tool to guide healthcare professionals when switching a patient from one antipsychotic to another.
This resource features suggested tapering and titration schedules, clinical tips, detailed information on drug pharmacokinetics, and other precautions." - Website.