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Asthma: medicines safety priorities (KTT5)

KTT5 Asthma: medicines safety priorities Key points Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics (KTT9)

KTT9 Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics Key points Antimicrobial resistance

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities (KTT12)

KTT12 Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities Key points The NICE

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Biosimilar medicines (KTT15)

KTT15 Biosimilar medicines Options for local implementation Biosimilar medicines have

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated February 2018

Multimorbidity and polypharmacy (KTT18)

KTT18 Multimorbidity and polypharmacy Key points Multimorbidity is associated with

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) (KTT16)

KTT16 Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Lipid-modifying drugs (KTT3)

KTT3 Lipid-modifying drugs Key points The NICE guideline on cardiovascular disease:

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antipsychotics in people living with dementia (KTT7)

KTT7 Antipsychotics in people living with dementia Key points The risks and limited

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Wound care products (KTT14)

KTT14 Wound care products Key points A large number of wound dressings are available

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI (KTT17)

KTT17 Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Hypnotics (KTT6)

KTT6 Hypnotics Key points The risks associated with hypnotics (including melatonin)

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Medicines optimisation in chronic pain (KTT21)

KTT21 Medicines optimisation in chronic pain Key points Controlling chronic pain can

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges (KTT19)

KTT19 Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (KTT13)

KTT13 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Options for local implementation Review

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated February 2018

Safer insulin prescribing (KTT20)

KTT20 Safer insulin prescribing Key points Several new insulin products have been launched

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Chemotherapy dose standardisation (KTT22)

KTT22 Chemotherapy dose standardisation Key points Chemotherapy dose standardisation

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2018 Last updated September 2019

Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide (KTT24)

KTT24 Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

Shared decision making (KTT23)

KTT23 Shared decision making Key points In the context of medicines optimisation, shared

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

LiMAx system for assessing the functional capacity of the liver (MIB168)

Advice on the use of LiMAx system for assessing the functional capacity of the liver to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2019

Path Finder for freezing of gait in people with Parkinson's disease (MIB170)

Advice on the use of Path Finder for freezing of gait in people with Parkinson’s disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2019

StoneChecker for kidney stone evaluation (MIB171)

Advice on the use of StoneChecker for kidney stone evaluation to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2019

Axonics sacral neuromodulation system for overactive bladder and faecal incontinence (MIB164)

Advice on the use of Axonics sacral neuromodulation system (SNM) for overactive bladder and faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2018

gammaCore for cluster headache (MIB162)

Advice on the use of gammaCore for cluster headaches to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2018

Danis stent for acute oesophageal variceal bleeds (MIB185)

Advice on the use of Danis stent for acute oesophageal variceal bleeds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2019

HemaClear for bloodless surgical field during limb surgery (MIB187)

Advice on the use of HemaClear for bloodless surgical field during limb surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2019

Health app: Sleepio for adults with poor sleep (MIB129)

Advice on the use of the Sleepio health app to help adults with poor sleep improve sleep through cognitive behavioural therapy, to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

Radiation dose monitoring software for medical imaging with ionising radiation (MIB127)

Advice on the use of radiation dose monitoring software for medical imaging with ionising radiation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

TYM smartphone otoscope for imaging and videoing the external ear canal and eardrum (MIB134)

Advice on the use of the TYM smartphone otoscope (using Apple iOS device) for imaging/videoing the external ear canal and eardrum to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes (MIB135)

Advice on the use of the MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia (MIB175)

Advice on the use of IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Neo Pedicle Screw System for spinal fusion surgery (MIB108)

Advice on the use of Neo Pedicle Screw System (single-use instruments, implantable screws and rods) for spinal fusion surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts (MIB115)

Advice on the use of VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

FebriDx for C-reactive protein and Myxovirus resistance protein A testing in primary care (MIB114)

Advice on the use of FebriDx for C-reactive protein and Myxovirus resistance protein A testing in primary care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Nasal Alar SpO2 sensor for monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry (MIB113)

Advice on the use of the Nasal Alar SpO2 sensor for monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry to aid local-decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Urethrotech UCD for difficult or failed catheterisation (MIB116)

Advice on the use of Urethrotech urethral catheterisation device (UCD) for difficult or failed catheterisations in men to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest (MIB112)

Advice on the use of Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

L-Dex U400 for lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment (MIB111)

Advice on the use of L-Dex U400 for lymphoedema (lymphedema) after breast cancer treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

SecurAcath for securing cerebrospinal fluid catheters (MIB107)

Advice on the use of SecurAcath for securing cerbrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage catheters to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

Bindex for investigating suspected osteoporosis (MIB106)

Advice on the use of Bindex (portable pulse echo ultrasound device) for investigating suspected osteoporosis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

Permacol for treating anal fistulae (MIB105)

Advice on the use of Permacol for treating anal fistulae (fistula) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

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

Fungitell for antifungal treatment stratification (MIB118)

Advice on the use of the Fungitell assay for detecting fungal infections (pathogens, fungus, fungi) in guiding antifungal treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

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

Plasma EGFR mutation tests for adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (MIB137)

Advice on the use of plasma EGFR mutation tests for adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Health app: GDm-Health for people with gestational diabetes (MIB131)

Advice on the GDm-Health app to remotely monitor blood glucose in people with gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

CADScor system for ruling out coronary artery disease in people with symptoms of stable coronary artery disease (MIB174)

Advice on the use of CADScor system for ruling out coronary artery disease in people with stable coronary artery disease symptoms to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Prevena incision management system for closed surgical incisions (MIB173)

Advice on the use of Prevena incision management system for closed surgical incisions to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2019

Kendall DL for ECG monitoring in people having cardiac surgery (MIB177)

Advice on Kendall DL for ECG monitoring in people having cardiac surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

IQoro for hiatus hernia (MIB176)

Advice on the use of IQoro for hiatus hernia to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Video laryngoscopes to help intubation in people with difficult airways (MIB167)

Advice on the use of video laryngoscopy to help intubation in people with difficult airways to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2018