University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Guidelines and standard operating procedures


These clinical guidelines represent the views of the Southampton PICU which were produced after careful consideration of available evidence in conjunction with clinical expertise and experience.

The guidance does not override the individual responsibility of healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient. 

Clinical advice is always available from Southampton PICU on a case by case basis. Please feel free to contact us regarding these documents if there are any queries.

For our guidelines and drug information please see