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What are the cost associated with best supportive care?

Recommendation ID TA574/1 Question What are the cost associated with best supportive care? Any explanatory notes(if applicable)

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of chlorhexidine in alcohol at different concentrations in the prevention of surgical site infection when applied to the skin before incision?

Recommendation ID NG125/3 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of chlorhexidine in alcohol at different concentrations in

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is the application of antiseptics and antibiotics in the operative field before wound closure, clinically and cost effective in reducing surgical site infection rates?

Recommendation ID NG125/4 Question Is the application of antiseptics and antibiotics in the operative field before wound closure, clinically

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage (MIB188)

Advice on the use of Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2019

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Holistic Care Pathway

Shared learning Published June 2019

HemaClear for bloodless surgical field during limb surgery (MIB187)

Advice on the use of HemaClear for bloodless surgical field during limb surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2019

The OPTIMIZER smart system for managing heart failure (MIB186)

Advice on the use of the OPTIMIZER smart system for managing heart failure to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2019

Doxylamine/pyridoxine (Xonvea) for treating nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (ES20)

Summary of the evidence on doxylamine/pyridoxine (Xonvea) for treating nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women aged 18 years and older to inform local NHS

Evidence summary Published June 2019

What is the most effective surgical management for women with both stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, including the sequence of interventions?

Recommendation ID NG123/7 Question What is the most effective surgical management for women with both stress urinary incontinence and pelvic

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) compared with surgery (for example, sublobar, wedge resection, lobectomy) for people with non-small-cell lung cancer (stage I and IIA) in whom surgery is suitable?

Recommendation ID NG122/2 Question What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) compared

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of routinely performing contrast-enhanced brain CT at the time of initial diagnosis and/or staging CT?

Recommendation ID NG122/3 Question What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of routinely performing contrast-enhanced brain CT at

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of prophylactic cranial irradiation compared with routine MRI follow-up in people with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer without brain metastases?

Recommendation ID NG122/4 Question What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of prophylactic cranial irradiation compared with routine

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What are the long-term outcomes, including patient satisfaction, from the use of pessaries compared with surgery for pelvic organ prolapse in women?

Recommendation ID NG123/4 Question What are the long-term outcomes, including patient satisfaction, from the use of pessaries compared with

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness of pain management for women who present with chronic pain 3 months after mesh surgery for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse?

Recommendation ID NG123/8 Question What is the effectiveness of pain management for women who present with chronic pain 3 months after mesh

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What are the long-term risks of mesh surgery compared with non-mesh surgery for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women?

Recommendation ID NG123/5 Question What are the long-term risks of mesh surgery compared with non-mesh surgery for stress urinary incontinence

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the long-term effectiveness of bladder wall injection with botulinum toxin type A for overactive bladder in women?

Recommendation ID NG123/6 Question What is the long-term effectiveness of bladder wall injection with botulinum toxin type A for overactive

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of immunotherapy in people with stage IIIA-N2 non-small-cell lung cancer following multimodality treatment including surgery?

Recommendation ID NG122/1 Question What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of immunotherapy in people with stage IIIA-N2 non-small-cell

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness of colpocleisis compared with sacrospinous fixation for pelvic organ prolapse in elderly women?

Recommendation ID NG123/2 Question What is the effectiveness of colpocleisis compared with sacrospinous fixation for pelvic organ prolapse

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided visualisation compared with clinical assessment to identify complications after mesh surgery for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse in women?

Recommendation ID NG123/3 Question What is the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided visualisation compared with clinical assessment to identify

Research recommendation Published June 2019

What is the effectiveness and safety of anticholinergic medicines for overactive bladder in older women?

Recommendation ID NG123/1 Question What is the effectiveness and safety of anticholinergic medicines for overactive bladder in older women

Research recommendation Published June 2019

Danis stent for acute oesophageal variceal bleeds (MIB185)

Advice on the use of Danis stent for acute oesophageal variceal bleeds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2019