This guideline has been withdrawn as it is over 10 years old. Without a full review of the evidence it is not possible to be certain that the guideline:
- remains relevant to NHSScotland
- makes recommendations based on the most up-to-date evidence for best practice
- does not recommend unsafe practice, and
- complies with current mandatory advice or government policy.
If there is still a need for a guideline in this area, please propose a topic to the SIGN Executive.
Suggest a guideline topic