JRCALC Clinical Guidelines 2019 Pocket BookAuthors:
Advanced Notice: The 2021 JRCALC Pocketbook is due to publish in April 2021 and is available to pre-order HERE. A summary of the main changes in this edition are as follows:
- Glasgow Coma Scale
- IPAP Suicide Risk Levels & Assessment Tool
- Convulsions (Adults) algorithm
- Trauma Emergencies Overview (Adults) algorithm
- Intravascular Fluid Therapy (Adults) algorithm
- Intravascular Fluid Therapy (Children) algorithm
- Maternity algorithms
- Various changes to Meds guidance, including a major overhaul of the Morphine Sulfate guidance.
The JRCALC Pocket Book is the definitive guide to emergency care for healthcare professionals on the road and in the community. New to the 2019 edition are eight algorithms on managing birth, assessment charts for chemical incidents and updated tools for managing mental health illness.
Your Pocket Book includes an extensive UK drugs formulary and Page for Age drugs tables which make medicines administration simple.
JRCALC provides reference and reassurance for busy clinicians.
Updates to the Guidelines
JRCALC and AACE publish updates to the guidelines on our apps: iCPG and JRCALC Plus. Updates are also summarised here: https://aace.org.uk/jrcalc-updates-2016
Questions and Feedback
If you have any questions about the guidelines, please visit https://aace.org.uk/jrcalc-qas/, which publishes answers to commonly asked questions.
If you have any feedback or would like to raise a query on the guidelines which is not covered by the commonly asked questions, please visit: https://aace.org.uk/clinical-practice-guidelines/feedback/.
- Citing the JRCALC Guidelines
The JRCALC Guidelines are cited as:
Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee, Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (2016) UK Ambulance Services Clinical Practice Guidelines 2016. Bridgwater: Class Professional Publishing.
Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee, Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (2017) JRCALC Clinical Practice Supplementary Guidelines 2017. Bridgwater: Class Professional Publishing.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Special Circumstances
- Page for Age