We are pleased to receive questions relating to the JRCALC Guidelines, however in the first instance we recommend that you liaise with appropriate senior clinicians within your organisation to clarify a guideline or area of practice.
We will endeavour to answer your question promptly having consulted with JRCALC experts as necessary. Of the questions we receive there are often common themes; below is a searchable facility to review the questions and answers given.
The information highlighted here will also inform future updates and changes to JRCALC Clinical Practice 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.
|Guideline||Status||Date posted||Date resolved|
|Changes to the Indication of GTN for Heart Failure||Complete||November 9, 2018||November 9, 2018|
|Paracetamol and Ibuprofen||Complete||November 14, 2017||November 14, 2017|
|Diazepam administration||Complete||November 14, 2017||November 14, 2017|
|Paracetamol is not recommended for cardiac chest pain||Complete||April 25, 2018||April 25, 2018|
|JRCALC does not recommend the use of nebulised adrenaline at home for the management of croup||Complete||November 14, 2018||November 14, 2018|
|T piece nebuliser removed||Complete||October 23, 2017||October 23, 2017|
|Newborn Life Support: Plastic Bags||Complete||October 23, 2017||October 23, 2017|
|Different rectal diazepam dose for those under 70 and those over 70 years of age||Complete||February 11, 2019||February 11, 2019|
|Atropine and Bradycardia||Complete||July 11, 2018||July 11, 0018|