Relevance to NICE guidance programmes
NICE has issued the following guidance:
Pressure ulcers: prevention and management of pressure ulcers (2014) NICE guideline CG179. Date for review: June 2016.
Varicose veins in the legs: The diagnosis and management of varicose veins (2013) NICE guideline CG168. Date for review: September 2015.
Diabetic foot problems: Inpatient management of diabetic foot problems (2011) NICE guideline CG11. Date for review: to be confirmed.
Surgical site infection: Prevention and treatment of surgical site infection (2008) NICE guideline CG74. Date for review: December 2016.
Type 2 diabetes foot problems: Prevention and management of foot problems (2004) NICE guideline CG10. Date for review: currently under review.
NICE has also issued the following evidence summaries: