Advice on the use of StoneChecker for kidney stone evaluation to aid local decision making
Summary of the evidence on beclometasone, formoterol and glycopyrronium (Trimbow) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to inform local NHS planning
Summary of the evidence on advanced wound dressings and antimicrobial dressings for managing chronic wounds to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
KTT12 Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities Key points The NICE
KTT15 Biosimilar medicines Options for local implementation Biosimilar medicines have
KTT18 Multimorbidity and polypharmacy Key points Multimorbidity is associated with
Advice on the use of FLEXISEQ for treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of QuickRead go for C-reactive protein (CRP) testing in primary care to aid local decision-making
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
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
Advice on the use of FreeStyle Libre for monitoring glucose levels in diabetes to aid local decision-making
Summary of the evidence on antimicrobial prescribing of meropenem with vaborbactam (Vaborem) to inform local NHS planning and decision making
KTT22 Chemotherapy dose standardisation Key points Chemotherapy dose standardisation
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 Smart One for measuring lung function to aid local decision-making
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
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 eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (bacteria) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of Smartinhaler for monitoring the activation of asthma inhalers to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the Alere Afinion CRP for C-reactive protein testing in primary care to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the Otovent nasal balloon for relieving the symptoms of otitis effusion (glue ear) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of PIUR tUS for abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance and endovascular aneurysm repair endoleak detection to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of eXroid, using direct current electrotherapy to blood vessels of internal haemorrhoid to shrink haemorrhoids, to aid local decision making
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
Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) for long-acting reversible contraception..
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