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Palbociclib with an aromatase inhibitor for previously untreated, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (TA495)

Evidence-based recommendations on palbociclib (Ibrance) as initial endocrine-based therapy for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2017

Insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section (IPG515)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Suspected cancer recognition and referral

Everything NICE has said on suspected cancer, recognition and selection for referral or investigation in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated August 2018

Osteoarthritis (QS87)

This quality standard covers diagnosing, assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It includes treatment and support, and referral for joint surgery. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Child abuse and neglect (NG76)

This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.

NICE guideline Published October 2017

Magnetic resonance (MR) image-guided percutaneous laser ablation of uterine fibroids (IPG30)

Evidence-based recommendations on magnetic resonance (MR) image-guided percutaneous laser ablation for treating uterine fibroids (leiomyomas/myomas)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2003

Varicose veins: diagnosis and management (CG168)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing varicose veins in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that people understand the options for treating varicose veins and that healthcare professionals know when to refer people for specialist assessment and treatment.

Clinical guideline Published July 2013

Photodynamic endometrial ablation (IPG47)

Evidence-based recommendations on photodynamic endometrial ablation (by using light-sensitive chemical and laser) for heavy menstrual periods (menorrhagia)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2004

Skin cancer (QS130)

This quality standard covers preventing, assessing, diagnosing and managing skin cancer (malignant melanoma and non-melanoma). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2016

Intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women (IPG138)

Evidence-based recommendations on intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2005

Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital (CG174)

This guideline covers the general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluid therapy in hospital inpatients aged 16 and over with a range of conditions. It aims to help prescribers understand the optimal amount and composition of IV fluids to be administered and the best rate at which to give them, to improve fluid prescribing and outcomes among people in hospital. It does not cover pregnant women, and those with severe liver or renal disease, diabetes or burns.

Clinical guideline Published December 2013 Last updated May 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship (QS121)

This quality standard covers the effective use of antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance, which is when antimicrobial medicines lose their effectiveness. It covers all settings and all types of antimicrobials for treating bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published April 2016

Coeliac disease (QS134)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and managing coeliac disease in adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published October 2016

Ultrasound-guided catheterisation of the epidural space (IPG249)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-guided catheterisation of the epidural space to give pain relief or an anaesthetic

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2008

Delirium in adults (QS63)

This quality standard covers the prevention, diagnosis and management of delirium in adults (aged 18 and over) in hospital or long-term care settings (such as residential care or nursing homes). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2014

Prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections

Everything NICE has said on preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated May 2019

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

NICE guideline Published February 2017

Sarcoma (QS78)

This quality standard covers providing and organising services for people with sarcoma. It includes pathways for referral and diagnosis, treatment and support for adults, young people and children with sarcoma. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2015

Irritable bowel syndrome in adults (QS114)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome in adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2016

Intrauterine laser ablation of placental vessels for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (IPG198)

Evidence-based recommendations on intrauterine laser ablation of placental vessels (laser surgery) for treating twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2006

Ultra-radical (extensive) surgery for advanced ovarian cancer (IPG470)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultra-radical (extensive) surgery for advanced ovarian cancer (removing cancerous tissue from all organs)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Bedwetting in children and young people (QS70)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) in children and young people (aged 18 and under). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2014

Laparoscopic cystectomy (IPG287)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic cystectomy (keyhole surgery to remove the bladder)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2009

Erlotinib and gefitinib for treating non-small-cell lung cancer that has progressed after prior chemotherapy (TA374)

Evidence-based recommendations on erlotinib (Tarceva) and gefitinib (Iressa) for treating locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2015

Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating anaemia in people with cancer having chemotherapy (TA323)

Evidence-recommendations on erythropoiesis-stimulation agents (epoetin alfa, beta, theta and zeta and darbepoetin alfa) for anaemia in people with cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Epilepsy

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing the epilepsies in adults and children in primary and secondary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2012 Last updated April 2018

Urinary incontinence in neurological disease: assessment and management (CG148)

This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence in children, young people and adults with neurological disease. It aims to improve care by recommending specific treatments based on what symptoms and neurological conditions people have.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012

Rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s (QS33)

This quality standard covers the diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis in adults (aged 16 and older). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2013 Last updated July 2018

Proportion of pregnant women who were asked about their mental health at their first booking appointment

Proportion of pregnant women who were asked about their mental health at their first booking appointment Subject(s):...

CCG indicator Published July 2017

Complete cytoreduction for pseudomyxoma peritonei (Sugarbaker technique) (IPG56)

Evidence-based recommendations on complete cytoreduction (Sugarbaker technique) for pseudomyxoma peritonei (abnormal tumour that starts in appendix/bowel)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2004

Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people

Everything NICE has said on antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2013 Last updated March 2018

Drug use disorders in adults (QS23)

This quality standard covers assessment and treatment of drug use disorders in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes treating the misuse of opioids, cannabis, stimulants and other drugs in all settings, including inpatient and specialist residential and community-based treatment settings, and prison services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published November 2012

Guidance on the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes (TA47)

Evidence-based recommendations on glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors(abciximab [ReoPro], eptifibatide [Integrilin], tirofiban [Aggrastat]) for acute coronary

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2002 Last updated March 2010

Gemcitabine for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer (TA116)

Evidence-based recommendations on gemcitabine (Gemzar) for treating metastatic breast cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2007

Cirrhosis in over 16s: assessment and management (NG50)

This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed. It recommends tools to assess the severity of cirrhosis and gives advice on monitoring people with cirrhosis to detect and manage complications early, and referral criteria for tertiary care.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Magnetic resonance image-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (IPG413)

Evidence-based recommendations on magnetic resonance image (MRI)-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (non-cancerous, benign growths)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2011

Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) (IPG522)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem: recognition and management (CG91)

This guideline covers identifying, treating and managing depression in people aged 18 and over who also have a chronic physical health problem such as cancer, heart disease or diabetes. It aims to improve the care of people with a long-term physical health problem, which can cause or exacerbate depression. This has the potential to increase their quality of life and life expectancy.

Clinical guideline Published October 2009

Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG84)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute sore throat. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute sore throat is often caused by a virus, lasts for about a week, and most people get better without antibiotics. Withholding antibiotics rarely leads to complications.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published January 2018

Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management (NG56)

This guideline covers optimising care for adults with multimorbidity (multiple long-term conditions) by reducing treatment burden (polypharmacy and multiple appointments) and unplanned care. It aims to improve quality of life by promoting shared decisions based on what is important to each person in terms of treatments, health priorities, lifestyle and goals. The guideline sets out which people are most likely to benefit from an approach to care that takes account of multimorbidity, how they can be identified and what the care involves.

NICE guideline Published September 2016

Liposuction for chronic lymphoedema (IPG588)

Evidence-based recommendations on liposuction for chronic lymphoedema in adults to remove build-up of fluid and excess fat tissue in limbs

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2017

Drug misuse management in over 16s

Everything NICE has said on psychosocial interventions and opioid detoxification for drug misuse in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated March 2019

Intraoperative tests (RD‑100i OSNA system and Metasin test) for detecting sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer (DG8)

Evidence-based recommendations on the RD-100i OSNA system and Metasin test for detecting sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Diagnostics guidance Published August 2013

Needle and syringe programmes

Everything NICE has said on needle and syringe programmes for adults and young people who inject drugs in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated March 2019

Bortezomib and thalidomide for the first‑line treatment of multiple myeloma (TA228)

Evidence-based recommendations on bortezomib (Velcade) and thalidomide (Thalidomide Celgene) for first-line treatment of multiple myeloma

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2011

Inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in adults and in children aged 12 years and over (TA138)

Evidence-based recommendations on onhaled corticosteroids for treating chronic asthma in adults and children aged 12 years and over

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2008

Stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defaecation syndrome (IPG351)

Evidence-based recommendations on stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for obstructed defaecation syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2010