Updating results

Detection and management of respiratory disorders in primary and community care:- Can detection and management of respiratory disorders in adults with cerebral palsy be improved in primary and community care?

Recommendation ID NG119/3 Question Detection and management of respiratory disorders in primary and community care:- Can detection and management

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Prophylactic antibiotics for respiratory disorders:- Are prophylactic antibiotics clinically and cost effective in the management of respiratory symptoms in adults with cerebral palsy with significant respiratory comorbidity?

Recommendation ID NG119/4 Question Prophylactic antibiotics for respiratory disorders:- Are prophylactic antibiotics clinically and cost

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Augmentative and alternative communication systems:- Are augmentative and alternative communication systems clinically and cost effective in promoting  communication for adults with cerebral palsy who have communication difficulties?

Recommendation ID NG119/6 Question Augmentative and alternative communication systems:- Are augmentative and alternative communication systems

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – route of administration:- What is the most clinically and cost effective route of administration for NSAIDs in the management of acute pain thought to be due to renal or ureteric stones?

Recommendation ID NG118/5 Question Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – route of administration:- What is the most clinically

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Alpha blockers and ureteroscopy- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of tamsulosin as an adjunct to ureteroscopy?

Recommendation ID NG118/2 Question Alpha blockers and ureteroscopy- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of tamsulosin as an adjunct

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Metabolic assessment:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of full metabolic assessment compared with standard advice alone, in people with recurrent calcium oxalate stones?

Recommendation ID NG118/1 Question Metabolic assessment:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of full metabolic assessment compared

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Frequency of follow-up imaging:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of 6-monthly imaging for 3 years for people with recurrent calcium renal or ureteric stones?

Recommendation ID NG118/4 Question Frequency of follow-up imaging:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of 6-monthly imaging for

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Further research on platelet-rich plasma injections for knee osteoarthritis should be in the form of randomised controlled trials with medium- to long-term follow-up, including validated measures of knee function and patient-reported outcomes.

Recommendation ID IPG637/1 Question Further research on platelet-rich plasma injections for knee osteoarthritis should be in the form of

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Further research on ex-situ machine perfusion for extracorporeal preservation of livers for transplantation should report the exact method of perfusion used (such ashypothermic or normothermic), graft survival and the use of marginal grafts.

Recommendation ID IPG636/1 Question Further research on ex-situ machine perfusion for extracorporeal preservation of livers for transplantation

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Further research on electrically stimulated intravesical chemotherapy for nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer should include randomised controlled trials compared withstandard care, which should report details of patient selection.

Recommendation ID IPG638/1 Question Further research on electrically stimulated intravesical chemotherapy for nonmuscle-invasive bladder

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Personalisation and risk markers:- What prognostic and prescriptive factors are important in determining the choice of PTSD treatment?

Recommendation ID NG116/4 Question Personalisation and risk markers:- What prognostic and prescriptive factors are important in determining

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations: - What is the long-term clinical and cost effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotics for people with stable COPD who are at high risk of exacerbations?

Recommendation ID NG115/7 Question Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations: - What is the long-term clinical and cost effectiveness

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations:- What is the comparative effectiveness of seasonal versus continuous prophylactic antibiotics for people with stable COPD who are at high risk of exacerbations?

Recommendation ID NG115/9 Question Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations:- What is the comparative effectiveness of seasonal

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations:- What is the comparative effectiveness of different antibiotics, doses and regimens of prophylactic antibiotics for people with stable COPD who are at high risk of exacerbations?

Recommendation ID NG115/8 Question Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations:- What is the comparative effectiveness of different

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Trauma-informed approaches:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of trauma-informed care or trauma-informed approaches?

Recommendation ID NG116/3 Question Trauma-informed approaches:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of trauma-informed care or

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Stepped care for post-traumatic stress disorder:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of stepped care for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

Recommendation ID NG116/1 Question Stepped care for post-traumatic stress disorder:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of stepped

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Sequencing and further line treatment:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of sequencing and further line treatment in PTSD?

Recommendation ID NG116/2 Question Sequencing and further line treatment:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of sequencing and

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Complex PTSD:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of interventions to deliver stabilisation and reintegration for people with complex PTSD?

Recommendation ID NG116/5 Question Complex PTSD:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of interventions to deliver stabilisation

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Emotional freedom techniques:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of emotional freedom techniques (EFT) for the treatment of PTSD in adults?

Recommendation ID NG116/6 Question Emotional freedom techniques:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of emotional freedom techniques

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Pulmonary hypertension:- What are the most clinical and cost-effective treatments for pulmonary hypertension in people with COPD?

Recommendation ID NG115/10 Question Pulmonary hypertension:- What are the most clinical and cost-effective treatments for pulmonary hypertension

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Diagnosing COPD: -  What are the characteristics of people diagnosed with COPD as a result of an incidental finding ofemphysema on a CT scan, compared with those diagnosed with symptoms?

Recommendation ID NG115/6 Question Diagnosing COPD: - What are the characteristics of people diagnosed with COPD as a result of an incidental

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Mucolytic therapy:- In people with COPD, does mucolytic drug therapy prevent exacerbations in comparison with placebo and other therapies?

Recommendation ID NG115/11 Question Mucolytic therapy:- In people with COPD, does mucolytic drug therapy prevent exacerbations in comparison

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations:- Which subgroups of people with stable COPD who are at high risk of exacerbations are most likely to benefit from prophylactic antibiotics?

Recommendation ID NG115/5 Question Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing exacerbations:- Which subgroups of people with stable COPD who

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Inhaled therapies for people with COPD and asthma- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of inhaled therapies (bronchodilators and/or inhaled corticosteroids) in people with both stable COPD and asthma?

Recommendation ID NG115/3 Question Inhaled therapies for people with COPD and asthma- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of inhaled

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Inhaled corticosteroid responsiveness:- What features predict inhaled corticosteroid responsiveness most accurately in people with COPD?

Recommendation ID NG115/4 Question Inhaled corticosteroid responsiveness:- What features predict inhaled corticosteroid responsiveness most

Research recommendation Published February 2019

Further research on transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation for oropharyngeal dysphagia in adults should address patient selection, variations in technique, the need for retreatments and long-term outcomes.

Recommendation ID IPG634/1 Question Further research on transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation for oropharyngeal dysphagia

Research recommendation Published January 2019

Further research is needed on the benefits and consequences of detecting preclinical diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Recommendation ID MTG38/1 Question Further research is needed on the benefits and consequences of detecting preclinical diabetic peripheral

Research recommendation Published January 2019

Further research on subcutaneous automated low-flow pump implantation for refractory ascites should report details of patient selection, the frequency of pump-related complications, and the need for regular albumin infusions.

Recommendation ID IPG631/1 Question Further research on subcutaneous automated low-flow pump implantation for refractory ascites should

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Further research on percutaneous insertion of a temporary heart pump for left ventricular haemodynamic support in high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions should report details of patient selection and subsequent management.

Recommendation ID IPG633/1 Question Further research on percutaneous insertion of a temporary heart pump for left ventricular haemodynamic

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Anticholinergic burden:- Does actively reducing anticholinergic burden in people living with dementia improve cognitive outcomes compared with usual care?

Recommendation ID NG97/3 Question Anticholinergic burden:- Does actively reducing anticholinergic burden in people living with dementia

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Research on the safety and efficacy of superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears should address patient selection, type of graft and technique used,long-term outcomes including shoulder function, and patient-reported outcome measures.

Recommendation ID IPG619/1 Question Research on the safety and efficacy of superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Acute haemodialysis versus acute peritoneal dialysis:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of initial haemodialysis versus initial peritoneal dialysis for people who start dialysis in an unplanned way?

Recommendation ID NG107/3 Question Acute haemodialysis versus acute peritoneal dialysis:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Coordinating care:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of having keyworkers present in the context of renal replacement therapy (RRT)?

Recommendation ID NG107/5 Question Coordinating care:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of having keyworkers present in the context

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Cardiac assessment:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cardiac assessment before transplantation?

Recommendation ID NG107/1 Question Cardiac assessment:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cardiac assessment before transplantation

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Using mental capacity assessment tools to assess capacity:- What is the accuracy and/or effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of mental capacity assessment tools that are compliant with the Mental Capacity Act 2005?

Recommendation ID NG108/4 Question Using mental capacity assessment tools to assess capacity:- What is the accuracy and/or effectiveness

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Components of a mental capacity assessment:- What are the components of an effective assessment of mental capacity to make a decision (for example checklists, memory aids or standardised documentation)?

Recommendation ID NG108/5 Question Components of a mental capacity assessment:- What are the components of an effective assessment of mental

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Clinicians should enter details about all patients having selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) for unresectable primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma onto a suitable registry.

Recommendation ID IPG630/2 Question Clinicians should enter details about all patients having selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT)

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Timing of pre-emptive transplant:- What is the most clinical and cost-effective strategy for timing of pre-emptive transplantation?

Recommendation ID NG107/2 Question Timing of pre-emptive transplant:- What is the most clinical and cost-effective strategy for timing of

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Frequency of review:- What is the most clinical and cost-effective frequency of review for people on peritoneal dialysis, haemodiafiltration, haemodialysis or conservative management?

Recommendation ID NG107/4 Question Frequency of review:- What is the most clinical and cost-effective frequency of review for people on

Research recommendation Published December 2018

Advocacy and support for decision-making:- What is the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of advocacy as a means of supporting people to make decisions?

Recommendation ID NG108/3 Question Advocacy and support for decision-making:- What is the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability

Research recommendation Published December 2018