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Guidelines >5 years old should not be consulted or utilized for any clinical purposes. They are available for historical reference only. Guidelines >5 years have been moved to the archive folder.

Guideline

Revision Date

Prevention of Ophthalmia Neonatorum 
  • Family Information Sheet
  • The mandatory requirement for treatment of babies at birth was repealed by Order in Council (OIC) 427 on July 27 2018. The OIC can be found here.
  • Repealed Part 5 of the Health Act Communicable Disease Regulation, B.C. Reg 4/83 can be found found here.

2018-10

Highlights of Guideline: Prevention of Opthalmia Neonatorum

2018-10
Care of the Umbilical Cord - Under Revision (December 2014)



Neonatal Resuscitation

2017-09
Newborn Nursing Care Pathway

2015-03
Newborn Screening (New!)

2018-06
Perinatal Substance Use - Care of the Newborn
- Under Revision (March 2016) 

Screening for Hyperbilirubinemia – Practice Resource for Health Care Providers – Under Revision (July 2018)


Surfactant Replacement Therapy in Neonates - Under Revision (January 2014)


Vitamin K1 Prophylaxis (Practice Resource)
2016-07


Neonatal

Revision Date

Neonatal Hypoglycemia

2003-07

Reproductive Mental Health & Substance Use


Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy: Considerations for the Newborn Exposed to SSRIs/SNRIs

2013-05

Health Promotion & Prevention

Revision Date
H1N1 Management Guideline for Pregnant Women & Neonates

2011-05
Tobacco Use in the Perinatal Period

2006-06
Breastfeeding the Healthy Preterm Infant
(August 2017 Update: This guideline is under revision.)

2001-10
Safe Sleep Environment Guideline for Infants 0-12 Months

2011-02


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