NICE's surveillance team checked whether head injury: assessment and early management (NICE guideline CG176) remains up to date. The 2019 surveillance followed an exceptional review process, consisting of:
A focused literature search for new evidence.
Feedback from topic experts via a questionnaire.
Examining related NICE quality standards.
Examining Coroners' reports and considering NICE correspondence received.
For further details about the process and the possible update decisions that are available, see ensuring that published guidelines are current and accurate in developing NICE guidelines: the manual.
This page was last updated: 05 September 2019