Joint Trust Guideline for the Management of Brief Resolved Unexplained Events BRUE JCG0311v3
This guideline has been developed to ensure the consistent and safe management of infants presenting to the Emergency Department and Children’s Assessment Unit with Brief Resolved Unexplained Events BRUEs .
It seeks to define a BRUE and stratify the risks associated with these events which will in turn guide management.
It also explains the change in nomenclature for these events and how practice has changed.
Clinical GuidelinesThis guideline has been approved by the Trust's Clinical Guidelines Assessment Panel as an aid to the diagnosis and management of relevant patients and clinical circumstances. Not every patient or situation fits neatly into a standard guideline scenario and the guideline must be interpreted and applied in practice in the light of prevailing clinical circumstances, the diagnostic and treatment options available and the professional judgement, knowledge and expertise of relevant clinicians. It is advised that the rationale for any departure from relevant guidance should be documented in the patient's case notes.
The Trust's guidelines are made publicly available as part of the collective endeavour to continuously improve the quality of healthcare through sharing medical experience and knowledge. The Trust accepts no responsibility for any misunderstanding or misapplication of this document.