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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

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

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

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin (ES12)

ES12 Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin Key points

Evidence summary Published April 2017

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

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

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

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

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

The OPTIMIZER smart system for managing heart failure (MIB186)

Advice on the use of the OPTIMIZER smart system for managing heart failure to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2019

superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions (MIB194)

Advice on the use of superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection (MIB195)

Advice on the use of MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage (MIB188)

Advice on the use of Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2019

DuraGraft for preserving vascular grafts (MIB184)

Advice on DuraGraft for preserving vascular grafts used in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

Peezy Midstream for urine collection (MIB183)

Advice on Peezy Midstream for midstream urine (MSU) collection

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention (MIB182)

Advice on SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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