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SepsiTest assay for rapidly identifying bloodstream bacteria and fungi (DG20)

Evidence-based recommendations on the SepsiTest assay for rapidly identifying bloodstream bacteria and fungi

Diagnostics guidance Published February 2016 Last updated February 2020

Peginterferon beta-1a for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA624)

Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon beta-1a (Plegridy) for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2020

National Early Warning Score systems that alert to deteriorating adult patients in hospital (MIB205)

NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on National Early Warning Score systems that alert to deteriorating adult patients in hospital

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2020

Patiromer for treating hyperkalaemia (TA623)

Evidence based recommendations on patiromer (Veltassa) for treating hyperkalaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2020

Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management (NG80)

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks.

NICE guideline Published November 2017 Last updated February 2020

Sotagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes (TA622)

Evidence-based recommendations on sotagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 27 kg/m2

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2020

Dapagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes (TA597)

Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes not controlled by insulin therapy alone in adults with a

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019 Last updated February 2020

Episcissors-60 for mediolateral episiotomy (MTG47)

Evidence-based recommendations on Episcissors-60 for mediolateral episiotomy

Medical technologies guidance Published February 2020

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance (CG192)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated February 2020

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (CG185)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) in children, young people and adults. The recommendations apply to bipolar I, bipolar II, mixed affective and rapid cycling disorders. It aims to improve access to treatment and quality of life in people with bipolar disorder.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated February 2020

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management (CG137)

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care. It offers best practice advice on managing epilepsy to improve health outcomes so that people with epilepsy can fully participate in daily life.

Clinical guideline Published January 2012 Last updated February 2020

Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NG152)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults with leg ulcer infection. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2020

Plus Sutures for preventing surgical site infection (MIB204)

NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Plus Sutures for preventing surgical site infection

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2020

Cerebral palsy in adults (QS191)

This quality standard covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy (aged 25 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2020

Colorectal cancer (QS20)

This quality standard covers managing colorectal (bowel) cancer in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes managing local disease and secondary tumours (metastatic disease). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2012 Last updated January 2020

Fetoscopic prenatal repair for open neural tube defects in the fetus (IPG667)

Evidence-based recommendations on fetoscopic prenatal repair of open neural tube defects in the fetus

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2020

Open prenatal repair for open neural tube defects in the fetus (IPG668)

Evidence-based recommendations on open prenatal repair of open neural tube defects in the fetus

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2020

Colorectal cancer (NG151)

This guideline covers managing colorectal (bowel) cancer in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve quality of life and survival for adults with colorectal cancer through management of local disease and management of secondary tumours (metastatic disease).

NICE guideline Published January 2020

Reducing the risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) from surgical instruments used for interventional procedures on high-risk tissues (IPG666)

Evidence-based recommendations on reducing the risk of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) transmission from surgical instruments used for interventional procedures

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2020

Supporting adult carers (NG150)

This guideline covers support for adults (aged 18 and over) who provide unpaid care for anyone aged 16 or over with health or social care needs. It aims to improve the lives of carers by helping health and social care practitioners identify people who are caring for someone and give them the right information and support. It covers carers’ assessments, practical, emotional and social support and training, and support for carers providing end of life care.

NICE guideline Published January 2020

Osimertinib for untreated EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA621)

Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagrisso) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2020

Virtual Touch Quantification to diagnose and monitor liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C (MTG27)

Evidence-based recommendations on Virtual Touch Quantification for diagnosing and monitoring liver fibrosis in chronic Hepatitis B and C

Medical technologies guidance Published September 2015 Last updated January 2020

Olaparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer (TA620)

Evidence-based recommendations on olaparib (Lynparza) for relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer in adults with a

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2020

Palbociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer (TA619)

Evidence-based recommendations on palbociclib (Ibrance) with fulvestrant for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative locally advanced/metastatic breast cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2020

Atezolizumab with carboplatin and nab-paclitaxel for untreated advanced non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (terminated appraisal) (TA618)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) with carboplatin and nab-paclitaxel for untreated advanced NSCLC

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2020

Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (QS190)

This quality standard covers increasing the uptake of flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2020

Rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s (QS33)

This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2013 Last updated January 2020

Indoor air quality at home (NG149)

This guideline covers indoor air quality in residential buildings. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of good air quality in people's homes and how to achieve this.

NICE guideline Published January 2020

Lusutrombopag for treating thrombocytopenia in people with chronic liver disease needing a planned invasive procedure (TA617)

Evidence-based recommendations on lusutrombopag (Mulpleo) for severe thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease needing a planned invasive procedure

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2020

Cladribine for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA616)

Evidence-based recommendations on cladribine (Mavenclad) for relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2019

Balloon dilation for chronic eustachian tube dysfunction (IPG665)

Evidence-based recommendations on balloon dilation for chronic eustachian tube dysfunction in adults and children

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2019

Antimicrobial prescribing: ceftolozane with tazobactam for treating hospital-acquired pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia (ES22)

Summary of the evidence on the antimicrobial prescribing of ceftolozane with tazobactam for hospital-acquired pneumonia, including ventilator-associated

Evidence summary: antimicrobial prescribing Published December 2019

Acute kidney injury: prevention, detection and management (NG148)

This guideline covers preventing, detecting and managing acute kidney injury in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve assessment and detection by non-specialists, and specifies when people should be referred to specialist services. This will improve early recognition and treatment, and reduce the risk of complications in people with acute kidney injury.

NICE guideline Published December 2019

Cannabidiol with clobazam for treating seizures associated with Lennox–Gastaut syndrome (TA615)

Evidence-based recommendations on cannabidiol (Epidyolex) with clobazam for seizures associated with Lennox–Gastaut syndrome in people aged 2 years and older

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2019

Cannabidiol with clobazam for treating seizures associated with Dravet syndrome (TA614)

Evidence-based recommendations on cannabidiol (Epidyolex) with clobazam for seizures associated with Dravet syndrome (DS) in people aged 2 years and older

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2019

PulmoVista 500 for monitoring ventilation in critical care (MIB203)

Advice on the use of PulmoVista 500 for monitoring ventilation in critical care to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

LQD Spray for treating acute and chronic wounds (MIB202)

Advice on the use of LQD Spray (spray-on dressing containing modified biopolymer chitosan FH02) for treating acute/chronic wounds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

Lung cancer in adults (QS17)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing lung cancer in adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2012 Last updated December 2019

eXroid for internal haemorrhoids (MIB201)

Advice on the use of eXroid, using direct current electrotherapy to blood vessels of internal haemorrhoid to shrink haemorrhoids, to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

PIUR tUS for abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance and endovascular aneurysm repair endoleak detection (MIB200)

Advice on the use of PIUR tUS for abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance and endovascular aneurysm repair endoleak detection to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

Menopause: diagnosis and management (NG23)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.

NICE guideline Published November 2015 Last updated December 2019

Optowire for measuring fractional flow reserve (MIB199)

Advice on the use of Optowire (sterile, fibreoptic-based, disposable guide wire) for measuring fractional flow reserve (FFR) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

gammaCore for cluster headache (MTG46)

Evidence-based recommendations on gammaCore for cluster headache

Medical technologies guidance Published December 2019

Irreversible electroporation for primary liver cancer (IPG664)

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation for primary liver cancer in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2019

Cerliponase alfa for treating neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (HST12)

Evidence-based recommendations on cerliponase alfa (Brineura) for treating neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 in children

Highly specialised technologies guidance Published November 2019

Diverticular disease: diagnosis and management (NG147)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of diverticular disease in people aged 18 years and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care and help people get timely information and advice, including advice about symptoms and when to seek help.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

AmnioSense for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy (MIB198)

Advice on the use of AmnioSense (non-invasive diagnostic pad/liner) for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019