Search results

  1. Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics (KTT9)

    This document summarises the evidence base on antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics . It is a key therapeutic topic that has been identified to support medicines optimisation. It is not formal NICE guidance .

  2. The percentage of patients aged 50 or over and who have not attained the age of 75, with a record of a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2012, in whom osteoporosis is confirmed on DXA scan, who are currently treated with an appropriate bone-sparing agent

    The percentage of patients aged 50 or over and who have not attained the age of 75, with a record of a fragility fracture on or after 1 April 2012, in

  3. The percentage of patients (aged 65 years and over) with moderate or severe frailty who have been asked whether they have had a fall, about the total number of falls and about the type of falls, in the last 12 months, were found to be at risk and have been provided with advice and guidance with regard to falls prevention (in the last 12 months).

    The percentage of patients (aged 65 years and over) with moderate or severe frailty who have been asked whether they have had a fall, about the total...

  4. The percentage of patients with dementia (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function, thyroid function tests, serum vitamin B12 and folate levels recorded up to 12 months before entering on to the register

    The percentage of patients with dementia (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function,...

  5. The percentage of patients with hypertension or diabetes and a BMI of 27.5 kg/m2 or more (or 30 kg/m2 or more if ethnicity is recorded as White) in the preceding 12 months who have been referred to a weight management programme within 90 days of the BMI being recorded

    The percentage of patients with hypertension or diabetes and a BMI of 27.5 kg/m2 or more (or 30 kg/m2 or more if ethnicity is recorded as White) in...

  6. The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of dementia recorded in the preceding 1 April to 31 March with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function, thyroid function tests, serum vitamin B12 and folate levels recorded between 6 months before or after entering on to the register

    The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of dementia recorded in the preceding 1 April to 31 March with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose,...

  7. In those patients with a new diagnosis of depression and assessment of severity recorded between the preceding 1 April to 31 March, the percentage of patients who have had a further assessment of severity 2–12 weeks (inclusive) after the initial recording of the assessment of severity. Both assessments should be completed using an assessment tool validated for use in primary care

    NICE indicators. NM11 depression guidance.