Updating results

Fit for Falls - Falls prevention across the system

Shared learning Published April 2019

LiverMultiScan for liver disease (MIB181)

Advice on LiverMultiScan for liver disease to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2019

Hospital based smoking cessation practice

Shared learning Published July 2014

ADXBLADDER for detecting bladder cancer (MIB180)

Advice on ADXBLADDER for detecting bladder cancer to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2019

Dramatherapy in Early Intervention in Psychosis

Shared learning Published March 2019

A Safe Home is Still A Home

Shared learning Published March 2019

Narrow band imaging for Barrett's oesophagus (MIB179)

Advice on narrow band imaging for Barrett's oesophagus to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Happy Mum Healthy Bump

Shared learning Published March 2019

PredictSure-IBD for inflammatory bowel disease prognosis (MIB178)

Advice on PredictSure-IBD for inflammatory bowel disease prognosis to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Evidence on the progression of X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) over time and the long-term benefits of burosumab would also be valuable.

Recommendation ID HST8/3 Question Evidence on the progression of X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) over time and the long-term benefits of

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Better Together – ASSIST Hospital Discharge Scheme

Shared learning Published October 2016

Further research should report details of patient selection, nodule size and position, and whether the nodule is cystic.

Recommendation ID IPG643/1 Question Further research should report details of patient selection, nodule size and position, and whether the

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Further research should include details of patient selection, durability and the incidence of complications. Outcomes should be published.

Recommendation ID IPG642/1 Question Further research should include details of patient selection, durability and the incidence of complications

Research recommendation Published March 2019

The health-related quality-of-life evidence of patients with perianal fistulas is also lacking, therefore further research is recommended. Any research should measure the effect of treatment using preference-based measures (such as use of the EQ-5D questionnaire).

Recommendation ID TA556/2 Question The health-related quality-of-life evidence of patients with perianal fistulas is also lacking, therefore

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Kendall DL for ECG monitoring in people having cardiac surgery (MIB177)

Advice on Kendall DL for ECG monitoring in people having cardiac surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Splinting to improve or maintain posture or function:- What is the optimum regimen for splints applied to the upper limb in adults with cerebral palsy to improve or maintain posture or function?

Recommendation ID NG119/5 Question Splinting to improve or maintain posture or function:- What is the optimum regimen for splints applied

Research recommendation Published March 2019

Selective dorsal rhizotomy treatment to reduce spasticity:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of selective dorsal rhizotomy compared with intrathecal baclofen to reduce spasticity in adults with cerebral palsy?

Recommendation ID NG119/2 Question Selective dorsal rhizotomy treatment to reduce spasticity:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness

Research recommendation Published March 2019

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

IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia (MIB175)

Advice on the use of IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

IQoro for hiatus hernia (MIB176)

Advice on the use of IQoro for hiatus hernia to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

CADScor system for ruling out coronary artery disease in people with symptoms of stable coronary artery disease (MIB174)

Advice on the use of CADScor system for ruling out coronary artery disease in people with stable coronary artery disease symptoms to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

Prevena incision management system for closed surgical incisions (MIB173)

Advice on the use of Prevena incision management system for closed surgical incisions to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 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

Opioid dependence: buprenorphine prolonged-release injection (Buvidal) (ES19)

Summary of the evidence on buprenorphine prolonged-release subcutaneous injection (Buvidal) for opioid dependence to inform local NHS

Evidence summary 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

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