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  1. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (NG128)

    This guideline covers interventions in the acute stage of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). It offers the best clinical advice on the diagnosis and acute management of stroke and TIA in the 48 hours after onset of symptoms.

  2. Abdominal aortic aneurysm: diagnosis and management (NG156)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing abdominal aortic aneurysms. It aims to improve care by helping people who are at risk to get tested, specifying how often to monitor asymptomatic aneurysms, and identifying when aneurysm repair is needed and which procedure will work best.

  3. Acute coronary syndromes (NG185)

    This guideline covers the early and longer-term (rehabilitation) management of acute coronary syndromes. These include ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina. The guideline aims to improve survival and quality of life for people who have a heart attack or unstable angina.

  4. Epilepsies in children, young people and adults (NG217)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing epilepsy in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care, and referral to tertiary services. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for different seizure types and epilepsy syndromes, and reduce the risks for people with epilepsy.

  5. Chronic kidney disease: assessment and management (NG203)

    This guideline covers care and treatment for people with, or at risk of, chronic kidney disease (CKD). It aims to prevent or delay the progression, and reduce the risk of complications and cardiovascular disease. It also covers managing anaemia and hyperphosphataemia associated with CKD.

  6. Stroke rehabilitation in adults (NG236)

    This guideline covers rehabilitation after stroke for over 16s. It aims to ensure people are assessed for common problems and conditions linked to stroke, and get the care and therapy they need. It includes recommendations on the organisation and delivery of rehabilitation in hospital and the community.

  7. Obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome and obesity hypoventilation syndrome in over 16s (NG202)

    This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS), obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with OSAHS (COPD–OSAHS overlap syndrome) in people over 16. It aims to improve recognition, investigation and treatment of these related conditions.

  8. Impact of pharmacist involvement in enhanced recovery pathways in improving patient care in those undergoing lower gastrointestinal surgery

    Sepsis (Urosepsis / HAP / sepsis of unknown origin) Cardiovascular issues (AF, poor BP control, omission of essential medication, heart...

  9. Implantable cardiac monitors detect atrial fibrillation after stroke of unknown cause recommended for routine NHS adoption

    Doctors can check on their patients remotely using Reveal LINQ monitor

  10. Innovative technology to detect abnormal heart rhythms recommended by NICE for NHS use while further data is collected

    Zio XT is the first assessment, via the NICE digital health technologies guidance development pilot project, to be recommended for NHS use with the caveat that further data must be collected.

  11. NICE approves new treatment for stroke prevention

    Patients with atrial fibrillation can now be offered rivaroxaban (Xarelto), as an alternative to warfarin, in order to reduce their risk of stroke and blood clots, says NICE.

  12. Annual diabetes checks among indicators proposed for latest NICE QOF menu

    A series of annual checks to monitor and improve the health of people with diabetes are among measures proposed by NICE for its latest Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) indicator menu.

  13. Fast access to evidence

    Would you like to find high quality evidenced-based information more quickly and easily? Are you looking for a one-stop resource that collates information from all the best sources ? such as Royal Colleges and the BNF?

  14. NICE publishes updated clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

    NICE has today (27 April 2021) published its updated guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AF).

  15. Novel oral anticoagulants an option for patients with atrial fibrillation

    Offering patients anticoagulants could help prevent thousands of strokes and premature deaths from atrial fibrillation (AF), according to NICE.