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Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin (ES12)

ES12 Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin Key points

Evidence summary Published April 2017

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: colistimethate sodium (ESUOM25)

Summary of the evidence on colistimethate sodium (Colobreathe) for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2014

Gastroparesis in adults: oral erythromycin (ESUOM13)

Summary of the evidence on oral erythromycin for gastroparesis (delayed stomach emptying) in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2013

Difficult-to-treat scabies: oral ivermectin (ESUOM29)

Summary of the evidence on oral ivermectin for treating difficult-to-treat scabies to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2014

Inflammatory lesions of papulopustular rosacea: ivermectin 10 mg/g cream (ESNM68)

Summary of the evidence on ivermectin 10 mg/g cream for treating papulopustular rosacea to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2016

Cystic fibrosis: long-term azithromycin (ESUOM37)

Summary of the evidence on long-term azithromycinoral for treating cystic fibrosis (CF) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published November 2014

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: long-term azithromycin (ESUOM38)

Summary of the evidence on long-term azithromycin for treating non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published November 2014

Pouchitis: rifaximin (ESUOM30)

Summary of the evidence on rifaximin for treating pouchitis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2014

Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV in adults at high risk: Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) (ESNM78)

Summary of the evidence on Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV in adults at high risk

Evidence summary Published October 2016

Clostridium difficile infection: risk with broad-spectrum antibiotics (ESMPB1)

Summary of the evidence on the risk of using broad-specturm antibiotics associated with clostridium difficile infection

Evidence summary Published March 2015

External genital and perianal warts: green tea (Camellia sinensis) leaf extract 10% ointment (ESNM66)

Summary of the evidence on green tea (Camellia sinensis) leaf extract 10% ointment for treating external genital and perianal warts to inform local NHS planning

Evidence summary Published December 2015

Hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: telavancin (ESNM44)

Summary of the evidence on telavancin (Vibativ) for hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by MRSA to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published July 2014

Clostridium difficile infection: fidaxomicin (ESNM1)

Summary of the evidence on fidaxomicin for treating Clostridium difficile (C. diff/C. difficile) infection to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published July 2012

Chronic wounds: advanced wound dressings and antimicrobial dressings (ESMPB2)

Summary of the evidence on advanced wound dressings and antimicrobial dressings for managing chronic wounds to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2016

Complicated urinary tract infections: ceftolozane/tazobactam (ESNM74)

Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated urinary tract infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2016

Complicated intra-abdominal infections: ceftolozane/tazobactam (ESNM75)

Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated intra-abdominal infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2016

Antimicrobial prescribing: Ceftazidime/avibactam (ES16)

Summary of the evidence on ceftazidime/avibactam for complicated intra-abdominal and UTI infections and hospital-acquired pneumonia

Evidence summary: antimicrobial prescribing Published November 2017

The Space GlucoseControl system for managing blood‑glucose in critically ill patients in intensive care (MIB17)

Advice on the use of the Space GlucoseControl system for managing blood-glucose in critically ill patients in intensive care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2014

The AutoPulse non-invasive cardiac support pump for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (MIB18)

Advice on the use of AutoPulse non-invasive cardiac support pump for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2015

Shiley Endotracheal Tube with TaperGuard Cuff for intensive care patients at risk of ventilator‑associated pneumonia (MIB22)

Advice on the use of Shiley Endotracheal Tube with TaperGuard Cuff for patients at risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

The PediGuard for placing pedicle screws in spinal surgery (MIB26)

Advice on the use of the PediGuard for placing pedicle screws in spinal surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (MIB28)

Advice on the use of the Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women...

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2015

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

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

Neon EEG electrode for EEG monitoring in newborns (MIB155)

Advice on the use of Neon electroencephalogram (EEG) electrode for EEG monitoring in newborns to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2018

The Vest for delivering high-frequency chest wall oscillation in people with complex neurological needs (MIB159)

Advice on the use of The Vest for delivering high-frequency chest wall oscillation in people with complex neurological needs to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2018

Rezum for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (MIB158)

Advice on the use of Rezum (NxThera Inc) for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2018

AlignRT in breast cancer radiotherapy (MIB157)

Advice on the use of AlignRT (Vision RT) in breast cancer radiotherapy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2018

Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy (MIB119)

Advice on the use of Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Next-generation sequencing panel for solid tumour cancers in children (MIB133)

Advice on the use of the next-generation sequencing (NGS) panel for solid tumour cancers in children to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Farco-fill Protect for indwelling urinary catheterisation (MIB121)

Advice on the use of Farco-fill Protect for inflating Foley catheter balloons for indwelling (in-situ) urinary catheterisation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Thora-3Di for assessing asthma in children (MIB122)

Advice on the use of Thora-3Di for assessing asthma in children (paediatric) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

Memokath-028, 044 and 045 stents for urethral obstruction (MIB123)

Advice on the use of Memokath-028, 044 and 045 stents for urethral obstruction and bladder neck or outlet obstructions in men to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology for maintaining chest tube patency (MIB125)

Advice on the use of PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology (ACT) for maintaining chest tube patency to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services (MIB130)

Advice on the use of the ChatHealth app for anonymous and confidential communication between patients and healthcare professionals in school nursing services

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

ORA G3 to measure corneal hysteresis (MIB150)

Advice on the use of ORA (Ocular Response Analyzer) G3 for measuring corneal hysteresis during diagnosis and management of glaucoma to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2018

VIDAvision for lung volume analysis in emphysema (MIB148)

Advice on the use of VIDAvision for lung volume analysis in advanced emphysema to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2018

AlignRT for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery (MIB147)

Advice on the use of AlignRT (patient position monitoring system using cameras) for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018

QAngio XA 3D/QFR imaging software for assessing coronary obstructions (MIB146)

Advice on the use of QAngio XA 3D/QFR imaging software for assessing coronary obstructions using fractional flow reserve (FFR) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018

Noctura 400 Sleep Mask for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema (MIB144)

Advice on the use of Noctura 400 Sleep Mask for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2018

Bair Hugger for measuring core temperature during perioperative care (MIB99)

Advice on the use of the Bair Hugger system for measuring core temperature during perioperative care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

TopClosure Tension Relief System for wound closure (MIB97)

Advice on the use of the TopClosure Tension Relief System for wound closure to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017