Evidence-based recommendations on Episcissors-60 for mediolateral episiotomy
Evidence-based recommendations on Spectra Optia for automated red blood cell exchange in patients with sickle cell disease
Evidence-based recommendations on the Sherlock 3CG Tip Confirmation System for placement of peripherally inserted central catheters
Evidence-based recommendations on the transurethral resection in saline system (TURis) for resection of the prostate
Evidence-based recommendations on VibraTip for testing vibration perception to detect diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage)
Evidence-based recommendations on the Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments to reduce the development or risk of pressure ulcers caused by skin breakdown
Evidence-based recommendations on the moorLDI2-BI a laser doppler blood flow imager for burn wound assessment
Evidence-based recommendations on the geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)
Evidence-based recommendations on the MAGEC system for spinal lengthening in children with scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
Evidence-based recommendations on the Debrisoft monofilament debridement pad for use in acute or chronic wounds
Evidence-based recommendations on the Ambu aScope4 Broncho for use in unexpected difficult airways
Evidence-based recommendations on the WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) when diagnosing and managing hypertension
Evidence-based recommendations on the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system for long bone fractures with non-union or delayed healing
Evidence-based recommendations on the Mega Soft Patient Return Electrode for use during monopolar electrosurgery
Evidence-based recommendations on the Pipeline Flex embolisation device with Shield Technology for the treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms
Evidence-based recommendations on SeQuent Please balloon catheter for in-stent coronary restenosis
Evidence-based recommendations on PleurX peritoneal catheter drainage system for vacuum-assisted drainage of treatment-resistant, recurrent malignant ascites
Evidence-based recommendations on MiraQ for assessing graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on Ambulight PDT for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on the MIST Therapy system for the promotion of wound healing
Evidence-based recommendations on Virtual Touch Quantification for diagnosing and monitoring liver fibrosis in chronic Hepatitis B and C
Evidence-based recommendations on UroLift for treating lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP)
Evidence-based recommendations on HumiGard for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in patients having abdominal surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on the XprESS multi-sinus dilation system for treating chronic sinusitis after medical treatment has failed
Evidence-based recommendations on the CardioQ-ODM oesophageal doppler monitor for people having major or high-risk surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Evidence-based recommendations on UrgoStart for treating diabetic foot ulcers and leg ulcers
Evidence-based recommendations on Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for preventing pressure ulcers
Evidence-based recommendations on the Peristeen transanal irrigation system for people with bowel dysfunction
Evidence-based recommendations on the E-vita open plus for treating complex aneurysms and dissections of the thoracic aorta
Evidence-based recommendations on the ReCell Spray-On Skin system for treating skin loss, scarring and depigmentation after burn injury
Evidence-based recommendations on PICO negative pressure wound dressings for closed surgical incisions
Evidence-based recommendations on the 3M Tegaderm CHG IV securement dressing for central venous and arterial catheter insertion sites
This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion. It aims to help people understand what to expect if they have symptoms that may suggest cancer.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in children. It aims to help healthcare professionals diagnose bronchiolitis and identify if children should be cared for at home or in hospital. It describes treatments and interventions that can be used to help with the symptoms of bronchiolitis.
This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing, managing and monitoring anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease. It aims to improve care for people with chronic kidney disease by specifying how to assess when their anaemia needs treating, and by making detailed recommendations on treatment with erythropoietic stimulating agents (ESAs) and iron. It also covers detecting and managing ESA-resistant anaemia.
This guideline covers behaviours such as diet and physical activity to help children (after weaning), young people and adults maintain a healthy weight or help prevent excess weight gain. The aim is to prevent a range of diseases and conditions including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes and improve mental wellbeing.
This guideline covers organisational and managerial approaches to safe nurse staffing of inpatient wards for people aged 18 and over in acute hospitals. It aims to ensure that patients receive the nursing care they need, regardless of the ward to which they are allocated, the time of the day, or the day of the week.
This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. It aims to improve accurate assessment and diagnosis of pneumonia to help guide antibiotic prescribing and ensure that people receive the right treatment.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing acute heart failure or possible acute heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the immediate care of someone who is acutely unwell as a result of heart failure.
This guideline covers recognising, assessing, diagnosing and treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder in adults, young people and children (aged 8 years and older). It aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. It includes recommendations on how families and carers may be able to support people with either of these conditions, and how they can get support for themselves.
This guideline covers identifying and caring for adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in hospital or in their own home or a care home. It offers advice on how oral, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition support should be started, administered and stopped. It aims to support healthcare professionals identify malnourished people and help them to choose the most appropriate form of support.
This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of cardiovascular problems including people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or chronic kidney disease. It describes the lifestyle changes people can make and how statins can be used to reduce their risk.
This guideline covers the care and treatment of people with, or at risk of developing, chronic kidney disease. It aims to prevent or delay the progression of chronic kidney disease, reduce or prevent the development of complications, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing drug allergy in all age groups. It aims to make it easier for professionals to tell when someone is having an allergic reaction, by specifying the key signs and patterns to look out for. It also makes recommendations on improving people’s understanding of their drug allergies, and ensuring these are recorded properly in their medical records.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults. It aims to reduce variation in care by promoting the most effective treatments, and to improve the advice given to people with gallstone disease before and after treatment.
This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing obesity in children (aged 2 years and over), young people and adults. It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight.
This guideline covers assigning recall intervals between oral health reviews that are appropriate to the needs of individual patients. The guideline takes account of the effect of dental checks on: people’s wellbeing, general health and preventive habits; caries incidence and avoiding restorations; periodontal health and avoiding tooth loss; and avoiding pain and anxiety. It aims to improve or maintain patients’ quality of life and reduce morbidity associated with oral and dental disease.
This guideline covers risk assessment, prevention and treatment in children, young people and adults at risk of, or who have, a pressure ulcer (also known as a bedsore or pressure sore). It aims to reduce the number of pressure ulcers in people admitted to secondary or tertiary care or receiving NHS care in other settings, such as primary and community care and emergency departments.