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  1. Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG138)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for community-acquired pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  2. 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.

  3. Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing (NG153)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over with impetigo. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  4. Secondary bacterial infection of eczema and other common skin conditions: antimicrobial prescribing (NG190)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for secondary bacterial infection of eczema and covers infection of other common skin conditions. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The recommendations are for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. They do not cover diagnosis.

  5. Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

    This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

  6. Clostridioides difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NG199)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing Clostridioides difficile infection in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over in community and hospital settings. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The recommendations do not cover diagnosis.

  7. Insect bites and stings: antimicrobial prescribing (NG182)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for insect and spider bites and stings in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over, including those that occurred while travelling outside the UK. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  8. Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing (NG184)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites (excluding insect bites) in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  9. Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing (NG141)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with cellulitis and erysipelas. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  10. Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

  11. Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  12. End of life care for adults: service delivery (NG142)

    This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this. It aims to ensure that people have access to the care that they want and need in all care settings. It also includes advice on services for carers.

  13. Alcohol interventions in secondary and further education (NG135)

    This guideline covers interventions in secondary and further education to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people aged 11 up to and including 18. It also covers people aged 11 to 25 with special educational needs or disabilities in full-time education. It will also be relevant to children aged 11 in year 6 of primary school.

  14. End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management (NG61)

    This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care for infants, children and young people (aged 0 to 17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is available to them throughout their lives.

  15. Social work with adults experiencing complex needs (NG216)

    This guideline covers the planning, delivery and review of social work interventions for adults who have complex needs. It promotes ways for social work professionals, other care staff and people with complex needs to work together to make decisions about care and support.

  16. Safeguarding adults in care homes (NG189)

    This guideline covers keeping adults in care homes safe from abuse and neglect. It includes potential indicators of abuse and neglect by individuals or organisations, and covers the safeguarding process from when a concern is first identified through to section 42 safeguarding enquiries. There are recommendations on policy, training, and care home culture, to improve care home staff awareness of safeguarding and ensure people can report concerns when needed.

  17. Looked-after children and young people (NG205)

    This guideline covers how organisations, practitioners and carers should work together to deliver high-quality care, stable placements and nurturing relationships for looked-after children and young people. It aims to help these children and young people reach their full potential and have the same opportunities as their peers.

  18. 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.

  19. Disabled children and young people up to 25 with severe complex needs: integrated service delivery and organisation across health, social care and education (NG213)

    This guideline covers support for disabled children and young people with severe complex needs, from birth to 25 years. It aims to encourage education, health and social care services to work together and provide more coordinated support to children and young people, and their families and carers.

  20. Epilepsies in children, young people and adults (NG217)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing epilepsy in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care, and referral to tertiary services. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for different seizure types and epilepsy syndromes, and reduce the risks for people with epilepsy.

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

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

  22. EarlyCDT Lung for assessing risk of lung cancer in solid lung nodules (DG46)

    Evidence-based recommendations on EarlyCDT Lung for assessing the risk of lung cancer in solid lung nodules

  23. PredictSURE IBD and IBDX to guide treatment of Crohn's disease (DG45)

    Evidence-based recommendations on PredictSURE IBD and IBDX for guiding treatment of Crohn’s disease

  24. High-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule out of NSTEMI (DG40)

    Evidence-based recommendations on high-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule out of NSTEMI (non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction)

  25. Implantable cardiac monitors to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke (DG41)

    Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardiac monitors to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke

  26. QAngio XA 3D QFR and CAAS vFFR imaging software for assessing coronary stenosis during invasive coronary angiography (DG43)

    Evidence-based recommendations on QAngio XA 3D QFR and CAAS vFFR imaging software for assessing coronary stenosis during invasive coronary angiography

  27. Tests to help assess risk of acute kidney injury for people being considered for critical care admission (ARCHITECT and Alinity i Urine NGAL assays, BioPorto NGAL test and NephroCheck test) (DG39)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tests to help assess risk of acute kidney injury for people being considered for critical care admission. The tests are the

  28. SeHCAT (tauroselcholic [75 selenium] acid) for diagnosing bile acid diarrhoea (DG44)

    Evidence-based recommendations on SeHCAT (tauroselcholic [75 selenium] acid) for diagnosing bile acid diarrhoea

  29. Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore throat (DG38)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people aged 5 and over with a sore throat

  30. Therapeutic monitoring of TNF-alpha inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis (DG36)

    Evidence-based recommendations on enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) tests for therapeutic monitoring of tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitors in

  31. Point-of-care creatinine devices to assess kidney function before CT imaging with intravenous contrast (DG37)

    Evidence-based recommendations on point-of-care creatinine devices to assess kidney function before CT imaging with intravenous contrast. The tests are

  32. Endoscopic full thickness removal of gastrointestinal stromal tumours of the stomach (IPG717)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic full thickness removal of gastrointestinal stromal tumours of the stomach. This involves removing a tumour using an endoscope and forceps. The aim is to remove the tumour without the need for open surgery

  33. Endoscopic balloon dilation for subglottic or tracheal stenosis (IPG719)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic balloon dilation for subglottic or tracheal stenosis. This involves introducing a balloon device with the aim of widening the stenotic airway to improve symptoms

  34. Percutaneous implantation of pulmonary artery pressure sensors for monitoring treatment of chronic heart failure (IPG711)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous implantation of pulmonary artery pressure sensors for monitoring treatment of chronic heart failure in adults

  35. Transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis (IPG706)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis in adults. This involves inserting a new valve inside a failed bioprosthetic valve to replace the faulty one without needing repeat open heart surgery

  36. Transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-ring implantation after failed annuloplasty for mitral valve repair (IPG707)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-ring implantation after failed annuloplasty for mitral valve repair in adults. This involves inserting a bioprosthetic mitral valve into an existing mitral valve ring to treat a leaking mitral valve, without needing repeat open heart surgery

  37. Genicular artery embolisation for pain from knee osteoarthritis (IPG708)

    Evidence-based recommendations on genicular artery embolisation for pain from knee osteoarthritis. This involves inserting a tube through an artery in the groin into the genicular artery, and injecting tiny particles through it to block new blood vessels

  38. Laparoscopic renal denervation for loin pain haematuria syndrome (IPG709)

    Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic renal denervation for loin pain haematuria syndrome in adults. This involves the stripping away of nerves from the kidney using keyhole surgery to relieve pain

  39. Percutaneous endovascular forearm arteriovenous fistula creation for haemodialysis access (IPG710)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous endovascular forearm arteriovenous fistula creation for haemodialysis access in adults. This involves using radiofrequency energy, or heat and pressure, to join an artery and vein in the forearm to create a fistula for haemodialysis access

  40. Coronary sinus narrowing device implantation for refractory angina (IPG712)

    Evidence-based recommendations on coronary sinus narrowing device implantation for refractory angina in adults. This involves putting a device into the coronary sinus to narrow it with the aim of improving the flow of oxygenated blood throughout the heart muscle

  41. Endobronchial nerve ablation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (IPG714)

    Evidence-based recommendations endobronchial nerve ablation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This involves destroying (ablating) the nerves on the outside of the airway (endobronchial nerves) to improve breathing

  42. Microwave ablation for primary or metastatic cancer in the lung (IPG716)

    Evidence-based recommendations on microwave ablation for primary or metastatic cancer in the lung in adults. This involves inserting a probe into the lung, through the skin of the chest, to send microwaves into the cancer cells. This produces heat, aiming to destroy the cancer (ablation)

  43. Laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids with power morcellation (IPG703)

    Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids with power morcellation in adults. This involves cutting the fibroids into small pieces to remove them

  44. Percutaneous insertion of a cystic duct stent after cholecystostomy for acute calculous cholecystitis (IPG720)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous insertion of a cystic duct stent after cholecystostomy for acute calculous cholecystitis. This involves inserting a tube called a stent into or across the cystic duct. The aim is to allow bile to flow through the tube, bypassing the blockage and preventing further obstruction

  45. Personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) using mesh to prevent aortic root expansion and aortic dissection in people with Marfan syndrome (IPG724)

    Evidence-based recommendations on personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) using mesh to prevent aortic root expansion and aortic dissection in people with Marfan syndrome

  46. Melphalan chemosaturation with percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic cancer in the liver (IPG691)

    Evidence-based recommendations on melphalan chemosaturation with percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic canc