Relevance to NICE guidance programmes
NICE has issued the following guidance:
Functional electrical stimulation for drop foot of central neurological origin (2009) NICE interventional procedure guideline 278
Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (2014) NICE guideline CG186
Selective dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity in cerebral palsy (2010) NICE interventional procedure guidance 373
Spasticity in under 19s: management (2012) NICE guideline CG145
Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (2008) NICE guideline CG68
Stroke rehabilitation in adults (2013) NICE guideline CG162
NICE guidance on cerebral palsy is in development and is expected to be published in January 2017.
NICE guidance on spasticity (after stroke) – botulinum toxin type A is in development and the publication date is to be confirmed.