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  1. Vertebral body tethering for idiopathic scoliosis in children and young people (IPG728)

    Evidence-based recommendations on vertebral body tethering for idiopathic scoliosis in children and young people. This involves fixing a cord to screws that have been placed into the vertebral bodies (bone discs in the spine), and pulling it taut to restrict growth on the long side of the spine

  2. Type 2 diabetes in adults: management (NG28)

    This guideline covers care and management for adults (aged 18 and over) with type 2 diabetes. It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications.

  3. Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG18)

    This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline recommends how to support children and young people and their families and carers to maintain tight control of blood glucose to reduce the long-term risks associated with diabetes.

  4. Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management (NG17)

    This guideline covers care and treatment for adults (aged 18 and over) with type 1 diabetes. It includes advice on diagnosis, education and support, blood glucose management, cardiovascular risk, and identifying and managing long-term complications.

  5. Depression in adults: treatment and management (NG222)

    This guideline covers identifying, treating and managing depression in people aged 18 and over. It recommends treatments for first episodes of depression and further-line treatments, and provides advice on preventing relapse, and managing chronic depression, psychotic depression and depression with a coexisting diagnosis of personality disorder.

  6. COVID-19 rapid guideline: vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT) (NG200)

    This guideline covers vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), a syndrome which has been reported in rare cases after COVID-19 vaccination. VITT may also be called vaccine-induced prothrombotic immune thrombocytopenia (VIPIT) or thrombotic thrombocytopenic syndrome (TTS). Because VITT is a new condition, there is limited evidence available to inform clinical management, identification and management of the condition is evolving quickly as the case definition becomes clearer. This guideline was produced to support clinicians to diagnose and manage this newly recognised syndrome.

  7. Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (NG220)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis by promoting prompt and effective symptom management and relapse treatment, and comprehensive reviews.

  8. Reducing sexually transmitted infections (NG221)

    This guideline covers interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to reduce the transmission of all STIs, including HIV, and includes ways to help increase the uptake of STI testing and vaccines for human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis A and B.

  9. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing COVID-19 (NG191)

    This guideline covers the management of COVID-19 for children, young people and adults in all care settings. It brings together our existing recommendations on managing COVID-19, and new recommendations on therapeutics, so that healthcare staff and those planning and delivering services can find and use them more easily.

  10. Preterm labour and birth (NG25)

    This guideline covers the care of women at increased risk of, or with symptoms and signs of, preterm labour (before 37 weeks), and women having a planned preterm birth. It aims to reduce the risks of preterm birth for the baby and describes treatments to prevent or delay early labour and birth.

  11. Synthetic cartilage implant insertion for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis (hallux rigidus) (IPG727)

    Evidence-based recommendations on synthetic cartilage implant insertion for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis (hallux rigidus). This involves replacing damaged cartilage with an artificial (synthetic) implant

  12. 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.

  13. Supercapsular percutaneously assisted total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis (IPG726)

    Evidence-based recommendations on supercapsular percutaneously assisted total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in adults. This involves replacing a hip using smaller cuts than are used in standard surgery

  14. Endoanchoring systems in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (IPG725)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoanchoring systems in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. This involves using an anchoring device to hold a stent in place to prevent leaks in an aneurysm repair

  15. 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

  16. Vaccine uptake in the general population (NG218)

    This guideline aims to increase the uptake of all vaccines provided on the NHS routine UK immunisation schedule by everyone who is eligible. It supports the aims of the NHS Long Term Plan , which includes actions to improve immunisation coverage by GPs (including the changes to vaccinations and immunisations detailed in the 2021/2022 and 2022/23 GP contracts ) and support a narrowing of health inequalities.

  17. 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.

  18. Intramedullary distraction for upper limb lengthening (IPG722)

    Evidence-based recommendations on intramedullary distraction for upper limb lengthening in children, young people and adults. This involves surgically inserting a metal lengthening device in the shorter arm

  19. Medicines associated with dependence or withdrawal symptoms: safe prescribing and withdrawal management for adults (NG215)

    This guideline covers general principles for prescribing and managing withdrawal from opioids, benzodiazepines, gabapentinoids, Z-drugs and antidepressants in primary and secondary care.

  20. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (NG128)

    This guideline covers interventions in the acute stage of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). It offers the best clinical advice on the diagnosis and acute management of stroke and TIA in the 48 hours after onset of symptoms.

  21. Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management (NG136)

    This guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension (high blood pressure) in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose hypertension accurately and treat it effectively.

  22. Integrated health and social care for people experiencing homelessness (NG214)

    This guideline covers providing integrated health and social care services for people experiencing homelessness. It aims to improve access to and engagement with health and social care, and ensure care is coordinated across different services.

  23. 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.

  24. 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

  25. 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.

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. Mental wellbeing at work (NG212)

    This guideline covers how to create the right conditions for mental wellbeing at work. It aims to promote a supportive and inclusive work environment, including training and support for managers and helping people who have or are at risk of poor mental health.

  29. Intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening (IPG718)

    Evidence-based recommendations on intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening in children, young people and adults. This involves surgically inserting a metal lengthening device in the shorter leg

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. Stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia (IPG715)

    Evidence-based recommendations on stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia in adults. This involves focussing radiation on the trigeminal nerve to damage it, thereby relieving pain

  33. 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)

  34. Glaucoma: diagnosis and management (NG81)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing glaucoma in people aged 18 and over. It includes recommendations on testing and referral (case-finding) for chronic open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension and on effective diagnosis, treatment and reassessment to stop these conditions progressing.

  35. Rehabilitation after traumatic injury (NG211)

    This guideline covers complex rehabilitation needs after traumatic injury, including assessment and goal setting, rehabilitation plans and programmes, physical, psychological and cognitive rehabilitation, rehabilitation for specific injuries, coordination of rehabilitation in hospital, at discharge and in the community, and commissioning and organising rehabilitation services.

  36. Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management (CG150)

    This guideline covers advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults. It aims to improve the recognition and management of headaches, with more targeted treatment to improve the quality of life for people with headaches, and to reduce unnecessary investigations.