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National Early Warning Score systems that alert to deteriorating adult patients in hospital (MIB205)

NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on National Early Warning Score systems that alert to deteriorating adult patients in hospital

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2020

Antimicrobial stewardship

Everything NICE has said on effective antimicrobial medicine use and preventing the spread of resistant microbes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2015 Last updated February 2020

Sepsis

Everything NICE has said on the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated February 2020

Pneumonia

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated February 2020

Neutropenic sepsis

Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying and managing neutropenic sepsis in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated February 2020

Multiple sclerosis

Everything NICE has said on multiple sclerosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated February 2020

Depression

Everything NICE has said on identifying, treating and managing depression in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated February 2020

Chronic heart failure

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated February 2020

Chronic kidney disease

Everything NICE has said on chronic kidney disease (renal failure) in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated February 2020

Antenatal and postnatal mental health

Everything NICE has said on antenatal and postnatal mental health in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated February 2020

Type 1 diabetes in adults

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing type 1 diabetes in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated February 2020

Asthma

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated February 2020

Bipolar disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated February 2020

Epilepsy

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing the epilepsies in adults and children in primary and secondary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2012 Last updated February 2020

Leg ulcers

Everything NICE has said on leg ulcers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2020

Intrapartum care

Everything NICE has said on the care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated February 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing for common infections

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for common infections in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2017 Last updated February 2020

Skin conditions

Everything NICE has said on managing skin conditions and skin damage in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2015 Last updated February 2020

Pressure ulcers

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing pressure ulcers in all age groups in primary care and community settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2012 Last updated February 2020

Foot care for people with diabetes

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with type 1 or 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated February 2020

Varicose veins in the legs

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing varicose veins in the legs in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published July 2013 Last updated February 2020

For adults with fibromyalgia or persistent treatment-resistant neuropathic pain, what is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD), containing no, or traces of, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), as an add-on to standard treatment?

Recommendation ID NG144/1 Question For adults with fibromyalgia or persistent treatment-resistant neuropathic pain, what is the clinical

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of different oral fluids and different oral fluid regimens, both with and without oral N-acetylcysteine, at preventing contrast-induced acute kidney injury?

Recommendation ID NG148/2 Question What is the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of different oral fluids and different oral

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions to improve indoor air quality at home for people without pre‑existing health conditions?

Recommendation ID NG149/2 Question What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions to improve indoor air quality at home

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of dosimetry-guided radioactive iodine strategies for hyperthyroidism?

Recommendation ID NG145/5 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of dosimetry-guided radioactive iodine strategies for hyperthyroidism

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What interventions are effective and cost effective at raising awareness of the health risks of damp and mould in the home?

Recommendation ID NG149/5 Question What interventions are effective and cost effective at raising awareness of the health risks of damp

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of social prescribing for carers?

Recommendation ID NG150/5 Question What is the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of social prescribing for carers?

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of carer passport schemes?

Recommendation ID NG150/4 Question What is the effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of carer passport schemes? Any

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of percutaneous thermal ablation for benign thyroid nodules?

Recommendation ID NG145/9 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of percutaneous thermal ablation for benign thyroid nodules

Research recommendation Published February 2020

The committee recommended studies to collect data on the rates of cancelled CT scans, whether cancelled appointments are filled and the effect on patients' experience before and after the introduction of point-of-care (POC) creatinine devices to radiology departments.

Recommendation ID DG37/3 Question The committee recommended studies to collect data on the rates of cancelled CT scans, whether cancelled

Research recommendation Published February 2020

The committee recommended that a suitable risk factor screening tool for identifying risk of PC‑AKI for use across the NHS in people presenting for an outpatient CT scan with contrast agent is developed or an existing tool is validated.

Recommendation ID DG37/2 Question The committee recommended that a suitable risk factor screening tool for identifying risk of PC‑AKI for

Research recommendation Published February 2020

The committee recommended further research on the incidence and effect of post-contrast acute kidney injury (PC‑AKI) in people with eGFR less than 30 ml/min/1.73 m2.

Recommendation ID DG37/1 Question The committee recommended further research on the incidence and effect of post-contrast acute kidney

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of antibiotics for the management of acute diverticulitis in primary care?

Recommendation ID NG147/1 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of antibiotics for the management of acute diverticulitis

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What interventions are effective and cost effective in supporting return to work, in all workplaces including micro-, small- and medium-sized organisations, after long-term sickness absence in the UK?

Recommendation ID NG146/1 Question What interventions are effective and cost effective in supporting return to work, in all workplaces

Research recommendation Published February 2020

For people with common mental health conditions, what interventions are effective and cost effective in reducing long-term sickness absence and supporting return to work in the UK?

Recommendation ID NG146/3 Question For people with common mental health conditions, what interventions are effective and cost effective

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What interventions are effective and cost effective in supporting return to work after recurrent short-term sickness absence in the UK?

Recommendation ID NG146/2 Question What interventions are effective and cost effective in supporting return to work after recurrent short-term

Research recommendation Published February 2020

For people with common mental health conditions, what interventions are effective and cost effective in reducing recurrent short-term sickness absence and supporting return to work in the UK?

Recommendation ID NG146/4 Question For people with common mental health conditions, what interventions are effective and cost effective

Research recommendation Published February 2020

Which interventions are effective and cost effective in supporting people working in organisations where employees are not centrally located to return to work after long-term sickness absence in the UK?

Recommendation ID NG146/6 Question Which interventions are effective and cost effective in supporting people working in organisations where

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of iodine for people with subclinical hypothyroidism?

Recommendation ID NG145/10 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of iodine for people with subclinical hypothyroidism?

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of levothyroxine for people under 65 with symptomatic subclinical hypothyroidism?

Recommendation ID NG145/7 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of levothyroxine for people under 65 with symptomatic subclinical

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the long-term clinical and cost effectiveness, including safety, of radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism?

Recommendation ID NG145/4 Question What is the long-term clinical and cost effectiveness, including safety, of radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of treatment (antithyroid drugs or radioactive iodine) for improving long-term health outcomes for people with subclinical hyperthyroidism?

Recommendation ID NG145/2 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of treatment (antithyroid drugs or radioactive iodine) for

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What are the emission profiles of indoor air pollutants released from building materials in a lived-in home environment?

Recommendation ID NG149/4 Question What are the emission profiles of indoor air pollutants released from building materials in a lived-in

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cannabis-based medicinal products as an add-on treatment for adults with persistent nausea or vomiting not caused by chemotherapy which hasn't fully responded to optimised conventional antiemetics?

Recommendation ID NG144/8 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cannabis-based medicinal products as an add-on treatment

Research recommendation Published February 2020

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cannabis-based medicinal products as an add-on treatment for babies, children and young people with persistent nausea or vomiting not caused by chemotherapy which hasn't fully responded to optimised conventional antiemetics?

Recommendation ID NG144/9 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of cannabis-based medicinal products as an add-on treatment

Research recommendation Published February 2020

Evidence on the safety of irreversible electroporation for primary liver cancer shows serious but infrequent and well-recognised complications. Evidence on its efficacy is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG664/1 Question Evidence on the safety of irreversible electroporation for primary liver cancer shows serious but infrequent

Research recommendation Published February 2020