Updating results

Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of implant insertion for prominent ears is inadequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG660/1 Question Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of implant insertion for prominent ears is inadequate in

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Evidence on the safety and efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound for glaucoma is inadequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG661/1 Question Evidence on the safety and efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound for glaucoma is inadequate

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of bronchoscopic thermal vapour ablation for upper-lobe emphysema is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore the procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG652/1 Question Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of bronchoscopic thermal vapour ablation for upper-lobe

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What strategies may be useful in the prevention of Charcot arthropathy?

Recommendation ID NG19/4 Question What strategies may be useful in the prevention of Charcot arthropathy? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the effectiveness of different footwear, insoles and orthoses in the prevention of foot problems?

Recommendation ID NG19/7 Question What is the effectiveness of different footwear, insoles and orthoses in the prevention of foot problems

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the most effective and safest AED to treat: established (usually lasting longer than 30 minutes) convulsive status epilepticus refractory convulsive status epilepticus?

Recommendation ID CG137/4 Question What is the most effective and safest AED to treat: established (usually lasting longer than 30

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of using different thresholds of LDL‑C concentration in primary care case finding?

Recommendation ID CG71/1 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of using different thresholds of LDL‑C concentration in primary

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What are the implications of FH for the safety of a mother during pregnancy and what are the risks of fetal malformations attributable to pharmacological therapies

Recommendation ID CG71/5 Question What are the implications of FH for the safety of a mother during pregnancy and what are the risks of

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Supporting NICE hypertension guidance

Shared learning Published January 2012

Implementing NICE Guidelines to reduce inequalities and improve the healthy life expectancy of the population of Dudley – Optimising Hypertension management in Dudley

In Dudley over the last 15 years we have used a variety of engagement strategies to work with primary care clinicians to address the premature mortality from hypertension related diseases

Shared learning Published December 2017

Management of Hypertension in Pregnancy

Shared learning Published December 2016

Systematic case finding of people with hypertension

Shared learning Published February 2018

Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (MIB197)

Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (SSI) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019

Physiotherapy Low Back Pain Drop-in Services

Shared learning Published February 2011

East of England Stroke Telemedicine Stakeholder Partnership

Shared learning Published November 2019

For women who are having medical abortion between 10+1 and 12+0 weeks, what is the efficacy and acceptability of expulsion at home compared with expulsion in a clinical setting?

Recommendation ID NG140/4 Question For women who are having medical abortion between 10+1 and 12+0 weeks, what is the efficacy and acceptability

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the optimal regimen for general anaesthesia for women having surgical abortion?

Recommendation ID NG140/7 Question What is the optimal regimen for general anaesthesia for women having surgical abortion? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What local anaesthetic techniques are most effective for women having surgical abortion?

Recommendation ID NG140/5 Question What local anaesthetic techniques are most effective for women having surgical abortion? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the optimal antibiotic prophylaxis regimen for women who are having a surgical abortion?

Recommendation ID NG140/1 Question What is the optimal antibiotic prophylaxis regimen for women who are having a surgical abortion?

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Should women having a surgical abortion up to and including 10+0 weeks' gestation have anti-D prophylaxis if they are RhD (or D) negative?

Recommendation ID NG140/3 Question Should women having a surgical abortion up to and including 10+0 weeks' gestation have anti-D prophylaxis

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What are the most effective and acceptable methods of cervical priming before dilatation and evacuation after 16+0 weeks' gestation?

Recommendation ID NG140/2 Question What are the most effective and acceptable methods of cervical priming before dilatation and evacuation

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Apart from culture, what other diagnostic tests or combinations of tests are effective inestablishing an accurate diagnosis of active respiratory TB in children and young people withsuspected active TB?

Recommendation ID NG33/2 Question Apart from culture, what other diagnostic tests or combinations of tests are effective inestablishing

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Which people with extreme hypertension (220/120 mmHg or higher) or emergency symptoms should be referred for same-day hospital specialist assessment?

Recommendation ID NG136/6 Question Which people with extreme hypertension (220/120 mmHg or higher) or emergency symptoms should be referred

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the most accurate prenatal screening marker for TAPS, including middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity (MCA‑PSV)?

Recommendation ID NG137/1 Question What is the most accurate prenatal screening marker for TAPS, including middle cerebral artery peak systolic

Research recommendation Published November 2019

For isoniazid-resistant TB, what is the most effective regimen for reducing mortality andmorbidity?

Recommendation ID NG33/3 Question For isoniazid-resistant TB, what is the most effective regimen for reducing mortality andmorbidity?

Research recommendation Published November 2019

For people with active, drug susceptible TB who experience treatment interruptions because of adverse events, particularly hepatotoxicity, what approach to re-establishing treatment is mosteffective in reducing mortality and morbidity?

Recommendation ID NG33/5 Question For people with active, drug susceptible TB who experience treatment interruptions because of adverse

Research recommendation Published November 2019

In people with suspected TB, what is the relative clinical and cost effectiveness of universal andrisk-based use of rapid nucleic acid amplification tests?

Recommendation ID NG33/1 Question In people with suspected TB, what is the relative clinical and cost effectiveness of universal andrisk-based

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What effects does isolation have on the quality of life of people being treated for TB?

Recommendation ID NG33/4 Question What effects does isolation have on the quality of life of people being treated for TB? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the effectiveness and safety of regimens using mifepristone and misoprostol for women who are having medical abortion after 23+6 weeks' gestation, particularly for those who have had a previous caesarean section or uterine surgery?

Recommendation ID NG140/6 Question What is the effectiveness and safety of regimens using mifepristone and misoprostol for women who are

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of relaxation therapies for managing primary hypertension in adults in terms of reducing cardiovascular events and improving quality of life?

Recommendation ID NG136/5 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of relaxation therapies for managing primary hypertension

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Are there subgroups of people with hypertension who should start on dual therapy?

Recommendation ID NG136/4 Question Are there subgroups of people with hypertension who should start on dual therapy? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Which automated blood pressure monitors are suitable for people with hypertension and atrial fibrillation?

Recommendation ID NG136/1 Question Which automated blood pressure monitors are suitable for people with hypertension and atrial fibrillation

Research recommendation Published November 2019

What is the optimum blood pressure target for people aged over 80 with treated primary hypertension?

Recommendation ID NG136/3 Question What is the optimum blood pressure target for people aged over 80 with treated primary hypertension?

Research recommendation Published November 2019