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Maternal and child nutrition (PH11)

This guideline covers the nutrition of pregnant women, including women who are planning to become pregnant, mothers and other carers of children aged under 5 and their children. In particular, it aims to address disparities in the nutrition of low-income and other disadvantaged groups compared with the general population.

Clinical guideline Published March 2008 Last updated November 2014

Gallstone disease: diagnosis and management (CG188)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults. It aims to reduce variation in care by promoting the most effective treatments, and to improve the advice given to people with gallstone disease before and after treatment.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014

Oral health: local authorities and partners (PH55)

This guideline covers improving oral health by developing and implementing a strategy that meets the needs of people in the local community. It aims to promote and protect people’s oral health by improving their diet and oral hygiene, and by encouraging them to visit the dentist regularly.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014

Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management (CG187)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing acute heart failure or possible acute heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the immediate care of someone who is acutely unwell as a result of heart failure.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014

Myocardial infarction (acute): Early rule out using high-sensitivity troponin tests (Elecsys Troponin T high-sensitive, ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I and AccuTnI+3 assays) (DG15)

Evidence-based recommendations on high-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule-out of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)

Diagnostics guidance Published October 2014

Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for aortic bioprosthetic valve dysfunction (IPG504)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 653.

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2014

Combined endoscopic and laparoscopic removal of colonic polyps (IPG503)

Evidence-based recommendations on combined endoscopic and laparoscopic removal of colonic polyps (growths)

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2014

Physical activity: exercise referral schemes (PH54)

This guideline covers exercise referral schemes for people aged 19 and older, in particular, those who are inactive or sedentary. The aim is to encourage people to be physically active.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014

Drug allergy: diagnosis and management (CG183)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing drug allergy in all age groups. It aims to make it easier for professionals to tell when someone is having an allergic reaction, by specifying the key signs and patterns to look out for. It also makes recommendations on improving people’s understanding of their drug allergies, and ensuring these are recorded properly in their medical records.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014

Transient loss of consciousness ('blackouts') in over 16s (CG109)

This guideline covers assessment, diagnosis and referral for people over 16 who have had a transient loss of consciousness (TLoC; also called a blackout). It aims to improve care for people with TLoC by specifying the most effective assessments and recommending when to refer to a specialist.

Clinical guideline Published August 2010 Last updated September 2014

Total prosthetic replacement of the temporomandibular joint (IPG500)

Evidence-based recommendations on the total prosthetic replacement of temporomandibular joint (joint between the skull and lower jaw)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Assessing motility of the gastrointestinal tract using a wireless capsule (IPG502)

Evidence-based recommendations on assessing motility of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract using a wireless capsule to investigate motility disorders

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (IPG499)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive (keyhole) video-assisted thyroidectomy (surgery to remove the thyroid gland)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Minimally invasive video‑assisted parathyroidectomy (IPG501)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive (keyhole) video-assisted parathyroidectomy to remove abnormal parathyroid glands

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Detecting, managing and monitoring haemostasis: viscoelastometric point‑of‑care testing (ROTEM, TEG and Sonoclot systems) (DG13)

Evidence-based recommendations on viscoelastometric point-of-care testing (ROTEM, TEG and Sonoclot systems) to detect, manage and monitor haemostasis

Diagnostics guidance Published August 2014

Atrial fibrillation: management (CG180)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It aims to ensure that people receive the best management to help prevent harmful complications, in particular stroke and bleeding.

Clinical guideline Published June 2014 Last updated August 2014

Powered microdebrider turbinoplasty for inferior turbinate hypertrophy (IPG498)

Evidence-based recommendations on powdered micodebrider turbinoplasty for inferior turbinate hypertrophy (swollen ridges in the nose)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2014

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for squamous dysplasia of the oesophagus (IPG497)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for treating squamous dysplasia of the oesophagus

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2014

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's oesophagus with low‑grade dysplasia or no dysplasia (IPG496)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s oesophagus with low-grade dysplasia or no dysplasia

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2014

Radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (IPG495)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (swollen ridges in the nose that narrow the nasal passage)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2014

Endoscopic saphenous vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting (IPG494)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic saphenous vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting in coronary artery disease (CAD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2014

The geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (MTG19)

Evidence-based recommendations on the geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)

Medical technologies guidance Published June 2014

The MAGEC system for spinal lengthening in children with scoliosis (MTG18)

Evidence-based recommendations on the MAGEC system for spinal lengthening in children with scoliosis (curvature of the spine)

Medical technologies guidance Published June 2014

Gastroelectrical stimulation for gastroparesis (IPG489)

Evidence-based recommendations on gastroelectrical stimulation for treating gastroparesis

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults (PH53)

This guideline covers multi-component lifestyle weight management services including programmes, courses, clubs or groups provided by the public, private and voluntary sector. The aim is to help people lose weight and become more physically active to reduce the risk of diseases associated with obesity. This includes coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and various cancers.

Clinical guideline Published May 2014

Arthroscopic radiofrequency chondroplasty for discrete chondral defects of the knee (IPG493)

Evidence-based recommendations on arthroscopic radiofrequency chondroplasty for discrete chondral defects of the articular cartilage in the knee

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Bioresorbable stent implantation for treating coronary artery disease (IPG492)

Evidence-based recommendations on bioresorbable stent implantation for treating coronary artery disease (CHD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Platelet-rich plasma injections for osteoarthritis of the knee (IPG491)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 637.

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation for oropharyngeal dysphagia (IPG490)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 634.

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Chemosaturation via percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic liver cancer (IPG488)

Evidence-based recommendations on chemosaturation via percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic liver cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis of the upper limb (IPG487)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis (excess sweating) of the upper limb (palm of hand and armpit)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine fibroids (IPG486)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 522.

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2014

Pressure ulcers: prevention and management (CG179)

This guideline covers risk assessment, prevention and treatment in children, young people and adults at risk of, or who have, a pressure ulcer (also known as a bedsore or pressure sore). It aims to reduce the number of pressure ulcers in people admitted to secondary or tertiary care or receiving NHS care in other settings, such as primary and community care and emergency departments.

Clinical guideline Published April 2014

Measuring fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration in asthma: NIOX MINO, NIOX VERO and NObreath (DG12)

Evidence-based recommendations on the NIOX MINO, NIOX VERO and Nobreath devices to measure fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration in asthma

Diagnostics guidance Published April 2014

Faecal microbiota transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (IPG485)

Evidence-based recommendations on faecal microbiota (bacteria) transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile/C. diff) infection

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Transoral carbon dioxide laser surgery for primary treatment of oropharyngeal malignancy (IPG484)

Evidence-based recommendations on transoral carbon dioxide (CO2) laser surgery for primary treatment of oropharyngeal malignancy (throat cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal incontinence (IPG483)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal (bowel) incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for acute heart failure in adults (IPG482)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (artificial lung) for acute heart failure in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Needle and syringe programmes (PH52)

This guideline covers needle and syringe programmes for people (including those under 16) who inject drugs. The main aim is to reduce the transmission of viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C. In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so benefiting wider society.

Clinical guideline Published March 2014

Contraceptive services for under 25s (PH51)

This guideline covers contraceptive services for under-25s. It aims to ensure all under-25s are given advice and information on all types of contraception. This includes additional tailored support to meet the particular needs and choices of those who are socially disadvantaged or who may find it difficult to use these services.

Clinical guideline Published March 2014

Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults: prevention and management (CG178)

This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. It aims to improve care through early recognition and treatment, and by focusing on long-term recovery. It also recommends checking for coexisting health problems and providing support for family members and carers.

Clinical guideline Published February 2014 Last updated March 2014

Electrochemotherapy for primary basal cell carcinoma and primary squamous cell carcinoma (IPG478)

Evidence-based recommendations on electrochemotherapy for primary basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) (skin cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Domestic violence and abuse: multi-agency working (PH50)

This guideline covers planning and delivering multi-agency services for domestic violence and abuse. It aims to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence and abuse among women and men in heterosexual or same-sex relationships, and among young people.

Clinical guideline Published February 2014

Optical coherence tomography to guide percutaneous coronary intervention (IPG481)

Evidence-based recommendations on optical coherence tomography to guide percutaneous coronary intervention (near-infrared light for artery imaging)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary facial blushing (IPG480)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (cutting off nerve signals to stop blushing) for primary facial blushing

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (IPG36)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by interventional procedures guidance 495.

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Osteoarthritis: care and management (CG177)

This guideline covers assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It covers both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. It promotes effective treatment options to control joint pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis.

Clinical guideline Published February 2014

Transcranial magnetic stimulation for treating and preventing migraine (IPG477)

Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treating and preventing migraine (headaches)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2014

Insertion of prostatic urethral lift implants to treat lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG475)

Evidence-based recommendations on prostatic urethral lift implants to treat lower tract symptoms secondary to benign prostate hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2014