Evidence-based recommendations on naltrexone (Nalorex) for the management of opioid dependence
Evidence-based recommendations on methadone and buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence
Everything NICE has said on prescribing strong opioids in adults with advanced and progressive disease in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers safe and effective prescribing of strong opioids for pain relief in adults with advanced and progressive disease. It aims to clarify the clinical pathway for prescribing and help to improve pain management and patient safety. Care during the last 2 to 3 days of life is covered by care of dying adults in the last days of life.
This guideline covers the rapid identification and early management of major trauma in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by improving the quality of their immediate care. It does not cover care for people with burns.
This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease.It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.
This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section or have had a caesarean section in the past and are now pregnant again.
Summary of the evidence on vaginal misoprostol (after oral mifepristone) for induction labour in late intrauterine fetal death (IUFD)..
Everything NICE has said on managing acute painful sickle cell disease episodes in patients presenting to hospital until discharge in an interactive flowchart
This quality standard covers managing acute painful episodes of sickle cell disease in hospital. It includes pain relief and care for children, young people and adults, from presentation in hospital until discharge. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing trauma in an interactive flowchart
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This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make an informed choice about where to have their baby. It also aims to reduce variation in areas of care such as fetal monitoring during labour and management of the third stage of labour.
Summary of the evidence on the sufentanil sublingual tablet system for treating postoperative pain to inform local NHS planning and decision-making