KTT18 Multimorbidity and polypharmacy Key points Multimorbidity is associated with
KTT5 Asthma: medicines safety priorities Key points Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are
KTT9 Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics Key points Antimicrobial resistance
Advice on the use of Woundchek Protease Status for assessing elevated protease status in chronic wounds to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of needle-free arterial non-injectable connector through which blood samples can be collected to aid local decision-making
KTT20 Safer insulin prescribing Key points Several new insulin products have been launched
Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated urinary tract infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated intra-abdominal infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Summary of the evidence on the sufentanil sublingual tablet system for treating postoperative pain to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Advice on the use of RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of myAIRVO2 (warms and humidifies respiratory gases) for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of OxyMask for delivering oxygen therapy to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of NephroCheck test (Ortho Clinical Diagnostics) to help assess acute kidney injury risk in critically ill patients to aid local decision
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
Advice on the GDm-Health app to remotely monitor blood glucose in people with gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the Fungitell assay for detecting fungal infections (pathogens, fungus, fungi) in guiding antifungal treatment to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of Biopatch hydrophilic foam dressing with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) for venous or arterial catheter sites to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of point-of-care and home faecal calprotectin tests for monitoring treatment response in inflammatory bowel disease
KTT24 Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide Key points
KTT23 Shared decision making Key points In the context of medicines optimisation, shared
KTT16 Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) Key points
KTT3 Lipid-modifying drugs Key points The NICE guideline on cardiovascular disease:
KTT7 Antipsychotics in people living with dementia Key points The risks and limited
KTT14 Wound care products Key points A large number of wound dressings are available
KTT17 Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI Key points
KTT6 Hypnotics Key points The risks associated with hypnotics (including melatonin)
KTT21 Medicines optimisation in chronic pain Key points Controlling chronic pain can
KTT19 Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges Key points
KTT13 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Options for local implementation Review
Advice on the use of EpiFix (an allograft comprising dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane tissue/dHACM) for chronic wounds to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of HTG EdgeSeq ALKPlus Assay EU for ALK status testing in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (SSI) to aid local decision making
Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) for long-acting reversible contraception..
Advice on the use of the OraQuick HCV point-of-care test for rapid detection of hepatitis C virus antibodies to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation to aid local decision-making
In development [GID-TA10400] Expected publication date: 11 December 2019
In development [GID-NG10022] Expected publication date: 11 December 2019
In development [GID-IPG10125] Expected publication date: 11 December 2019
In development [GID-IPG10127] Expected publication date: 11 December 2019
In development [GID-IPG10139] Expected publication date: 11 December 2019
In development [GID-NG10132] Expected publication date: 11 October 2019
This guideline covers supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children under 5 through home visiting, childcare and early education. It aims to optimise care for young children who need extra support because they have or are at risk of social or emotional problems.
This guideline covers people living in England with ancestral links to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka who use traditional South Asian varieties of smokeless tobacco. The aim is to help them stop using tobacco that is placed in the mouth or nose (but not burned). It does not include oral snuff products that are sucked.
This guideline covers preventing type 2 diabetes in adult populations and communities who are at high risk. It aims to promote a healthy diet and physical activity at community and population level, and recommends how to tailor services for people in ethnic communities and other groups who are particularly at risk of type 2 diabetes.
This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive lifestyle-change programme to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The recommendations in this guideline can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme.
This guideline covers strategies, regulation, enforcement, surveillance and workforce development in relation to preventing unintentional injuries in the home, on the road and during outdoor play and leisure.
This guideline covers support to help women stop smoking during pregnancy and in the first year after childbirth. It includes identifying women who need help to quit, referring them to stop smoking services and providing intensive and ongoing support to help them stop. The guideline also advises how to tailor services for women from disadvantaged groups in which smoking rates are high.
This guideline covers encouraging people to increase the amount they walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes.
This guideline covers interventions to support social and emotional wellbeing among young people aged 11–19 years who are in full-time education. It aims to promote good social, emotional and psychological health to protect young people against behavioural and health problems.