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Medicines optimisation in chronic pain (KTT21)

KTT21 Medicines optimisation in chronic pain Key points Controlling chronic pain can

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges (KTT19)

KTT19 Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (KTT13)

KTT13 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Options for local implementation Review

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated February 2018

Safer insulin prescribing (KTT20)

KTT20 Safer insulin prescribing Key points Several new insulin products have been launched

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

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

myAIRVO2 for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MIB161)

Advice on the use of myAIRVO2 (warms and humidifies respiratory gases) for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2018

OxyMask for delivering oxygen therapy (MIB160)

Advice on the use of OxyMask for delivering oxygen therapy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2018

Asthma: medicines safety priorities (KTT5)

KTT5 Asthma: medicines safety priorities Key points Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics (KTT9)

KTT9 Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics Key points Antimicrobial resistance

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Woundchek Protease Status for assessing elevated protease status in chronic wounds (MIB83)

Advice on the use of Woundchek Protease Status for assessing elevated protease status in chronic wounds to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2016

Needle-free arterial non-injectable connector (MIB85)

Advice on the use of needle-free arterial non-injectable connector through which blood samples can be collected to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2016

NephroCheck test to help assess the risk of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients (MIB156)

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

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2018

RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (MIB109)

Advice on the use of RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

FreeStyle Libre for glucose monitoring (MIB110)

Advice on the use of FreeStyle Libre for monitoring glucose levels in diabetes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017 Last updated September 2017

EpiFix for chronic wounds (MIB139)

Advice on the use of EpiFix (an allograft comprising dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane tissue/dHACM) for chronic wounds to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Smart One for measuring lung function (MIB96)

Advice on the use of Smart One for measuring lung function to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (MIB94)

Advice on the use of eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (bacteria) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

Smartinhaler for asthma (MIB90)

Advice on the use of Smartinhaler for monitoring the activation of asthma inhalers to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

Alere Afinion CRP for C-reactive protein testing in primary care (MIB81)

Advice on the use of the Alere Afinion CRP for C-reactive protein testing in primary care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2016

Otovent nasal balloon for otitis media with effusion (MIB59)

Advice on the use of the Otovent nasal balloon for relieving the symptoms of otitis effusion (glue ear) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: beclometasone, formoterol and glycopyrronium (Trimbow) (ES17)

Summary of the evidence on beclometasone, formoterol and glycopyrronium (Trimbow) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to inform local NHS planning

Evidence summary Published May 2018

Chemotherapy dose standardisation (KTT22)

KTT22 Chemotherapy dose standardisation Key points Chemotherapy dose standardisation

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2018 Last updated September 2019

Antimicrobial prescribing: meropenem with vaborbactam (ES21)

Summary of the evidence on antimicrobial prescribing of meropenem with vaborbactam (Vaborem) to inform local NHS planning and decision making

Evidence summary Published November 2019

UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (MIB191)

Advice on the use of UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea (MIB190)

Advice on the use of SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety (MIB193)

Advice on the use of Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

InterDry for intertrigo (MIB192)

Advice on the use of InterDry for intertrigo (inflammatory skin rash) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

Caris Molecular Intelligence for guiding cancer treatment (MIB120)

Advice on the use of Caris Molecular Intelligence (CMI; solid tumour biomarker analysis service) for guiding cancer treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

HTG EdgeSeq ALKPlus Assay EU for ALK status testing in non-small-cell lung cancer (MIB128)

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

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

AmnioSense for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy (MIB198)

Advice on the use of AmnioSense (non-invasive diagnostic pad/liner) for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019

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

Point-of-care and home faecal calprotectin tests for monitoring treatment response in inflammatory bowel disease (MIB132)

Advice on the use of point-of-care and home faecal calprotectin tests for monitoring treatment response in inflammatory bowel disease

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2017

The V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds (MIB189)

Advice on the use of the V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

Fungitell for antifungal treatment stratification (MIB118)

Advice on the use of the Fungitell assay for detecting fungal infections (pathogens, fungus, fungi) in guiding antifungal treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

Plasma EGFR mutation tests for adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (MIB137)

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

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Health app: GDm-Health for people with gestational diabetes (MIB131)

Advice on the GDm-Health app to remotely monitor blood glucose in people with gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

The OraQuick HCV point‑of‑care test for rapid detection of hepatitis C virus antibodies (MIB24)

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

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation (MIB68)

Advice on the use of the S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2016

Long-acting reversible contraception: subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA‑SC) (ESNM31)

Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) for long-acting reversible contraception..

Evidence summary Published January 2014

Proportion of people with stroke who receive joint health and social care plans on discharge from hospital

Proportion of people with stroke who receive joint health and social care plans on discharge from hospital Subject(s): Stroke and

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published June 2016

The proportion of people who had a stroke who are reviewed within 6 months of being discharged from hospital

The proportion of people who had a stroke who are reviewed within 6 months of being discharged from hospital Subject(s): Stroke and

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published June 2016

For patients with newly diagnosed angina (diagnosed after 1 April 2011), the percentage who are referred for specialist assessment

For patients with newly diagnosed angina (diagnosed after 1 April 2011), the percentage who are referred for specialist assessment

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published September 2017

The proportion of people who had a stroke that are supported by a stroke skilled early supported discharge (ESD) team

The proportion of people who had a stroke that are supported by a stroke skilled early supported discharge (ESD) team Subject(s):

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published June 2016

In those patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, the percentage of patients who are currently treated with an ACE-I or ARB (Inherited)

In those patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, the percentage of patients who are currently

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

The proportion of people who have had an acute stroke who receive thrombolysis for stroke

The proportion of people who have had an acute stroke who receive thrombolysis for stroke Subject(s): Stroke and ischaemic attack

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published August 2019

In those patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction who are currently treated with an ACE-I or ARB, the percentage of patients who are additionally currently treated with a beta-blocker licensed for heart failure (Inherited)

In those patients with a current diagnosis of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction who are currently treated with an ACE-I or...

General practice indicator suitable for use in the QOF Published June 2016

The proportion of people who have had or are having a stroke who are admitted to an acute stroke unit within 4 hours of arrival to hospital

The proportion of people who have had or are having a stroke who are admitted to an acute stroke unit within 4 hours of arrival to hospital

Clinical Commissioning Group indicator Published August 2019