In development [GID-TA10003] Expected publication date: TBC
In development [GID-TAG367] Expected publication date: 01 October 2014
Healthcare professionals should consider patients aged 65 or older, and those aged over 50 with underlying conditions such as stroke, at high risk of falling while in hospital care, according to updated guidelines from NICE.
Men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer, which can avoid or delay unnecessary treatment, should have their prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels measured every 3-4 months initially, according to updated guidelines from NICE.
GPs should ensure that children and young people with constipation receive a full assessment to prevent acute episodes and unnecessary admissions to A&E, according to NICE’s latest quality standard.