Clinical Guidelines

The Working Group on The Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines under the Professional and General Affairs Committee has the mandate to work on the development and adaptation of clinical practice guidelines for The Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. All the guidelines were published in the Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics.



Clinical Practice Guidelines of The Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

  1. Update on Solid Food Introduction in Infants (2022)

  2. Clinical Guidelines on the Management of Acute Bronchiolitis (2022)

  3. Practice Recommendations for Procedural Sedation in Paediatric Specialty Outside Operation Room (2021)

  4. Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Children: 2020 Review by the Guidelines Development Panel of Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (2020)

  5. Practice Recommendations for Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Children (2016)

  6. Practice Recommendation for the Management of Acute Pharyngitis (2015): (reviewed by author March 2019)

  7. Clinical Guidelines on The Management of Acute Bronchiolitis (2006)

  8. Clinical Practice Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media (2006)
    (A) Reference: Guideline from American Academy of Paediatrics
    (B) Reference: Guideline from SIGN

  9. Guidelines for Management of Acute Diarrhoea in Young Children (2003)

  10. Clinical Guidleine on Management of Febrile Convulsion (2002)

  11. Clinical Guidelines and Evidence-Based Medicine (2002)

* These guidelines were developed by expert authors of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians in good faith and in accordance with their latest medical knowledge based on reference sources they believed to be reliable. No representation or warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in these guidelines. These guidelines are designed for general guidance only and not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all proper or acceptable methods and standards of care. Paediatricians should utilise and rely on their up-to-date medical knowledge, clinical data of the patients and their own clinical judgement in applying the recommendations in these documents to patient management and treatment. Neither Hong Kong College of Paediatricians nor the authors assume or accept any liability resulting from the application of these guidelines. These guidelines may be freely distributed and copied. However, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians should be appropriately acknowledged in any subsequent work that involves the citation of these guidelines.


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