If there is a clinical suspicion of a metabolic disorder, or a patient with a known metabolic disorder is unwell, please contact the Metabolic Consultant on call through the switchboard at Temple Street, Children's University Hospital on 01-8784200.
Below are links to some helpful resources that you may be directed to upon consultation with the metabolic team
1. British Inherited Metabolic Disease Group Emergency Guidelines A useful resource of easy to use emergency guidelines for metabolic diseases or suspected metabolic disease http://www.bimdg.org.uk/site/guidelines.asp
2. National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders www.metabolic.ie
3. Metabolic Calculation Booklet for healthcare professionals National guidelines containing helpful calculations and formulae necessary for treatment of acute metabolic crisis http://metabolic.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Calculation-Booklet-A-guide-for-Nurses-and-healthcare-professionals-2016.pdf
4. Nursing guidelines & resources for metabolic disorders Valuable nursing care plans for specific metabolic conditions along with information on metabolic emergency medications http://metabolic.ie/healthcare-professionals/nursing/