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Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk for patients in hospital (CG92)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG89.

Clinical guideline Published January 2010 Last updated June 2015

Bronchiolitis in children: diagnosis and management (NG9)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in children. It aims to help healthcare professionals diagnose bronchiolitis and identify if children should be cared for at home or in hospital. It describes treatments and interventions that can be used to help with the symptoms of bronchiolitis.

NICE guideline Published June 2015

Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges (NG11)

This guideline covers interventions and support for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges. It highlights the importance of understanding the cause of behaviour that challenges, and performing thorough assessments so that steps can be taken to help people change their behaviour and improve their quality of life. The guideline also covers support and intervention for family members or carers.

NICE guideline Published May 2015

Violence and aggression: short-term management in mental health, health and community settings (NG10)

This guideline covers the short-term management of violence and aggression in adults (aged 18 and over), young people (aged 13 to 17) and children (aged 12 and under). It is relevant for mental health, health and community settings. The guideline aims to safeguard both staff and people who use services by helping to prevent violent situations and providing guidance to manage them safely when they occur.

NICE guideline Published May 2015

Looked-after children and young people (PH28)

This guideline covers how organisations, professionals and carers can work together to deliver high quality care, stable placements and nurturing relationships for looked-after children and young people. It aims to help these children and young people reach their full potential and enjoy the same opportunities in life as their peers.

Clinical guideline Published October 2010 Last updated May 2015

Implantation of a duodenal–jejunal bypass liner for managing type 2 diabetes (IPG518)

Evidence-based recommendations on implanting a duodenal–jejunal bypass liner for managing type 2 diabetes

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Insertion of endobronchial nitinol coils to improve lung function in emphysema (IPG517)

Evidence-based recommendations on endobronchial nitinol coils to improve lung function in emphysema (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD])

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Implantation of a left ventricular assist device for destination therapy in people ineligible for heart transplantation (IPG516)

Evidence-based recommendations on the implantation of a left ventricular assist device for destination therapy in people ineligible for heart transplant

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section (IPG515)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Transanal total mesorectal excision of the rectum (IPG514)

Evidence-based recommendations on transanal total mesorectal excision of the rectum for malignant or benign disease of the rectum (including rectal cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Preventing excess weight gain (NG7)

This guideline covers behaviours such as diet and physical activity to help children (after weaning), young people and adults maintain a healthy weight or help prevent excess weight gain. The aim is to prevent a range of diseases and conditions including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes and improve mental wellbeing.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

Excess winter deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes (NG6)

This guideline covers reducing the health risks (including preventable deaths) associated with living in a cold home. It aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people vulnerable to the cold. Improving the temperature in homes, by improving energy efficiency, may also help reduce unnecessary fuel consumption.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

Medicines optimisation: the safe and effective use of medicines to enable the best possible outcomes (NG5)

This guideline covers safe and effective use of medicines in health and social care for people taking 1 or more medicines. It aims to ensure that medicines provide the greatest possible benefit to people by encouraging medicines reconciliation, medication review, and the use of patient decision aids.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

Obesity prevention (CG43)

This guideline covers preventing children, young people and adults becoming overweight or obese. It outlines how the NHS, local authorities, early years’ settings, schools and workplaces can increase physical activity levels and make dietary improvements among their target populations.

Clinical guideline Published December 2006 Last updated March 2015

Four commonly used methods to increase physical activity (PH2)

This guideline covered four common methods used to increase the population's physical activity levels: brief interventions in primary care, exercise referral schemes, pedometers and community-based walking and cycling programmes. It has been updated and replaced by the following NICE guidelines:

Clinical guideline Published March 2006 Last updated March 2015

Safe midwifery staffing for maternity settings (NG4)

This guideline covers safe midwifery staffing in all maternity settings, including at home, in the community, in day assessment units, in obstetric units, and in units led by midwives (both alongside hospitals and free-standing). It aims to improve maternity care by giving advice on monitoring staffing levels and actions to take if there are not enough midwives to meet the needs of women and babies in the service.

NICE guideline Published February 2015

Bladder cancer: diagnosis and management (NG2)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing bladder cancer in people 18 and above referred from primary care with suspected bladder cancer, and those with newly diagnosed or recurrent bladder (urothelial carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, squamous-cell carcinoma or small-cell carcinoma) or urethral cancer.

NICE guideline Published February 2015

Flexible endoscopic treatment of a pharyngeal pouch (IPG513)

Evidence-based recommendations on flexible endoscopic treatment for a pharyngeal pouch (Zenker's diverticulum)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2015

Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (CG37)

This guideline covers the routine postnatal care women and their babies should receive for 6–8 weeks after the birth. It includes advice given on breastfeeding, and the management of common and serious health problems in women and their babies after the birth.

Clinical guideline Published July 2006 Last updated February 2015

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management (CG102)

This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (blood poisoning) in babies, children and young people under 16. It aims to reduce deaths and disability by promoting early recognition of symptoms and timely effective management.

Clinical guideline Published June 2010 Last updated February 2015

Implantation of a shock or load absorber for mild to moderate symptomatic medial knee osteoarthritis (IPG512)

Evidence-based recommendations on the implantation of a shock or load absorber for treating mild to moderate symptomatic medial knee osteoarthritis

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Open reduction of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (IPG511)

Evidence-based recommendations on open reduction of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage (IPG510)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility (IPG509)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Chronic kidney disease in adults: assessment and management (CG182)

This guideline covers the care and treatment of people with, or at risk of developing, chronic kidney disease. It aims to prevent or delay the progression of chronic kidney disease, reduce or prevent the development of complications, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Clinical guideline Published July 2014 Last updated January 2015

Single‑incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (IPG508)

Evidence-based recommendations on single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (surgery to remove the gallbladder) for treating problematic gallstones

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2014

Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and management (CG131)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing colorectal (bowel) cancer in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve quality of life and survival for adults with colorectal cancer through early diagnosis and staging, management of local disease according to risk of recurrence (high, moderate, low) and management of secondary tumours (metastatic disease).

Clinical guideline Published November 2011 Last updated December 2014

Type 2 diabetes: The management of type 2 diabetes (CG87)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG28.

Clinical guideline Published May 2009 Last updated December 2014

Insertion of a collagen plug to close an abdominal wall enterocutaneous fistula (IPG507)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting a collagen plug to close an abdominal wall enterocutaneous fistula

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2014

Insertion of an annular disc implant at lumbar discectomy (IPG506)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting an annular disc implant at lumbar discectomy for treating lumbar disc herniation (slipped disc)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2014

Telemetric adjustable pulmonary artery banding for pulmonary hypertension in infants with congenital heart defects (IPG505)

Evidence-based recommendations on telemetric adjustable pulmonary artery banding for treating pulmonary hypertension in infants with congenital heart defects

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2014

Obesity: identification, assessment and management (CG189)

This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing obesity in children (aged 2 years and over), young people and adults. It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight.

Clinical guideline Published November 2014

Smoking: preventing uptake in children and young people (PH14)

This guideline covers anti-smoking mass-media campaigns, for example, on TV, in newspapers and online. It also covers measures to prevent tobacco being sold to children and young people. The aim is to help prevent children and young people from taking up smoking.

Clinical guideline Published July 2008 Last updated November 2014

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

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

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