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Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic

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General Resources

Resource Link
RCPCH National Guidance for the Recovery of Elective Surgery in Children Website
BOA Guidance Update on Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGPs) Website
BOA Statement for People Awaiting Orthopaedic Surgery Website
BOA COVID-19 information page Website
BOAST Guideline - Management of Patients with Urgent Orthopaedic Conditions and Trauma During the Coronavirus Pandemic (updated 21.4.20 to include non-urgent conditions) Website
NHS Guidance on Infection Prevention and Control for COVID-19 Website
NHS Guidance for Clinicians & NHS Managers Website
NHS Specialty Guides Website
NHS Guidance for Trauma & Orthopaedics Website
NHS Guidance for Urgent and Emergency Musculoskeletal Conditions Requiring Onward Referral Website
NHS Guidance for the Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Rheumatic Conditions on Corticosteroids Website
Safeguarding Infants During the Coronavirus Pandemic: The ICON Programme Website
BOA Guidance for Casting Practice in the Current COVID-19 Pandemic Website
BOA Summary Guidance for Restarting Non-urgent Trauma and Orthopaedic Care Website
BOA Full Guidance for Restarting Non-urgent Trauma and Orthopaedic Care Website

Clubfoot Resources

Resource Link
UK Clubfoot Consensus Group Guidance on Management of Clubfoot During the COVID-19 Pandemic PDF
UK Clubfoot Consensus Group Guidance on Recovery of Clubfoot Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic PDF
Removing Ponseti Casts Without Using the Plaster Saw PDF

DDH Resources

Resource Link
NIPE Screening Technical Guidance During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic PDF
Task brief: safe continuance or restoration of NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) screening programme PDF

Trauma Resources

Resource Link
Non-accidental injury in children in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Baird E, TJTO&C (online) Website
Manipulation and reduction of paediatric fractures of the distal radius and forearm using intranasal diamorphine and 50% oxygen and nitrous oxide in the emergency department. Kurien et al, Bone Joint J 2016;97-B:131–6. Website
Intranasal fentanyl for analgesia in the paediatric emergency department. Finn et al, Emerg Med J 2010;27:300-301 Website
Manipulation of Paediatric Fractures in The Emergency Department Protocol PDF
Charnley's Closed Treatment of Common Fractures Website
AO Handbook - Nonoperative Fracture Treatment Website

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Guidance For Managing Children With Orthopaedic Conditions During The COVID-19 Pandemic Word Document
Parent Advice Sheet for Elbow & Forearm Fractures During The COVID-19 Pandemic Word Document
Parent Advice Sheet for Shoulder & Upper Arm Fractures During The COVID-19 Pandemic Word Document
Parent Advice Sheet for Femur Fractures During The COVID-19 Pandemic (Under 7 Years) Word Document
Parent Advice Sheet for Leg & Foot Fractures During The COVID-19 Pandemic Word Document

Video

Resource Link
Keeping Your Kids Safe During The Coronavirus Outbreak Website
Non-Accidental Injury (NAI) in Children during the Coronavirus Outbreak Website
Removing Soft Cast (bscos.org.uk/softcast) Website QR code
Removing Backslabs (bscos.org.uk/backslab) Website QR code
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