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This collection comprises of general items produced by NT Health that don't fit into our more specialised collections, including health forms, newsletters and bulletins. Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material.

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  • Publication
    Blood Borne Virus (BBV) Exposure - Clinical Management NT Health Guideline
    (2021-09-07)
    Infectious Diseases Department
    This guideline is a reference document containing the rationale and extended information regarding the clinical management of potential occupational and non-occupational exposures to blood borne pathogens. This document should be used in conjunction with the Healthcare Worker Occupational Exposure Incident Management NT Health Guideline. A potential blood borne virus (BBV) exposure occurs when broken skin, conjunctiva or mucosa (oral or genital) is exposed to the blood or body fluids of another person. These include needle stick punctures, scalpel cuts, human bites, scrapes and cuts where the integrity of the skin or mucous membranes have been compromised, sexual contact and splashes of blood or body fluids including amniotic fluid. The purpose of this guideline is to ensure the prompt and appropriate assessment, management, reporting and follow-up of people who have been potentially exposed to BBV and other blood borne pathogens such as syphilis.
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    Simple, Complicated and Crusted Scabies NT Health Guideline
    (2024-01-16)
    Infectious Diseases Department
    This document provides guidance on the diagnosis and management of scabies (simple and complicated) and crusted scabies in Northern Territory (NT) healthcare facilities.
  • Publication
    Melioidosis NT Health Guideline
    (2024-02-10)
    Infectious Diseases Department
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    NT Health
    This guideline provides additional information to advise on diagnosis and management of melioidosis.
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    Public Health Management of Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN)
    (NT Health, 2024-02-20)
    Surveillance and Response Unit, Centre for Disease Control
    This guideline provides information to support the public health management of Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN) cases, contacts and outbreaks in the NT.
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    Public Health Management of Crusted Scabies
    (NT Health, 2023-09-27)
    Centre for Disease Control
    Crusted scabies has been notifiable in the Northern Territory (NT) since 2016. It is not currently a notifiable disease in other states and territories. This guideline details procedures for the verification of notifications and their reporting to the NT Notifiable Diseases System (NTNDS), along with the public health management of cases of crusted scabies. The target audience is Centre for Disease Control (CDC) surveillance staff, who are responsible for coordinating the public health response. This guideline can also be used by staff working in other areas who may assist in carrying out the public health response e.g. primary health care. The makeup of the multidisciplinary team involved in a public health response will vary by community, and is dependent on availability and capacity of local service providers. This guideline does not provide advice about the clinical management of crusted scabies cases. For clinical guidance, refer to the Simple, Complicated and Crusted Scabies NT Health Guideline on Policy Guidance Centre (PGC), or CARPA Standard Treatment Manual. See also the end of this document for links to other resources such as guidelines, training, and educational materials.