Measurement Verification - Guidance and Downloadable Spreadsheets.
How to carry out performance checks on your new analyser.
British Consensus Guidelines on Intravenous Fluid Therapy for Adult Surgical Patients On behalf of BAPEN Medical, the Association for Clinical Biochemistry, the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and Society of Academic and Research Surgery, the Renal Association and the Intensive Care Society.
UK Guidelines for Thyroid Function Tests The guidlines have been compiled by the Association for Clinical Biochemistry, The British Thyroid Association and The British Thyroid Foundation
The UK Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Guidelines, these were developed to promote optimal management of patients with CKD within the NHS. They were developed independently to, but in parallel with, Part Two of the NSF for Renal Services. The ACB was involved in the development of these guidelines which have important implications and recommendations for laboratory practice in the UK. Download CKD the Guidelines HERE
National Guidelines for the Performance of the Sweat Test for the Investigation of CF Following the consultation period on the November 2001 draft version the guidelines were finalised by the working group in July 2002 and submitted to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) for their appraisal process. The RCPCH has now undertaken an appraisal of the individual Grade B recommendations, and the Final Guidelines (Published November 2003) are now available on this web site.
CSF Spectrophotometry in Suspected Subarachnoid Haemorrhage These guidelines are now available which detail the appropriate investigation (spectrophotometry) of CSF and interpretation in suspected SAH. Follow the link to download these from the IMMQAS website
The ACB Scientific Committee have also endorsed the following guidelines which will be of interest to members
NICE Guideline CG018 on Hypertension
NICE Clinical Guideline G on Type II Diabetes
NICE Clinical Guideline CG015 on Type I Diabetes
NICE Clinical Guideline CG020 on the Management of Epilepsy
NICE Clinical Guideline CG3 on Preoperative Tests
BSG Guideline on Investigation of Chronic Diarrhoea
METBIO.net Paediatric Metabolic Best Practice Guidelines