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Archived guidelines

Superseded guidelines

Guidelines that are updated are withdrawn and superseded by the new publication.

Withdrawn guidelines

Guidelines over 10 years old are withdrawn. Without a full review of the evidence it is not possible to be certain that these guidelines:

  • remain relevant to NHSScotland
  • make recommendations based on the most up-to-date evidence for best practice
  • do not recommend unsafe practice, and
  • comply with current mandatory advice or government policy.

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