CG139/4 Question Indwelling urinary catheters: catheter selection:- For patients using a long-term indwelling urinary...
Evidence-based recommendations on Memokath-051 stent for treating ureteric obstruction
Recommendation ID CG139/3 Question Intermittent urinary catheters: catheter selection:- For patients performing intermittent...
Summary of the evidence on dimethyl sulfoxide bladder instillation for treating interstitial cystitis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin. It focuses on methods used before, during and after surgery to minimise the risk of infection.
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This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion. It aims to help people understand what to expect if they have symptoms that may suggest cancer.
This quality standard covers managing urinary incontinence in women (aged 18 and over). It covers assessment, care and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people (under 18s). It aims to raise awareness of symptoms that need investigating and treating, and to reassure parents and carers that regurgitation is common in infants under 1 year.
This guideline covers assessing and treating bedwetting in people aged under 19. It aims to reduce bedwetting and the distress this causes by explaining what to ask in an assessment, what advice to provide, and which treatments are effective.
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This quality standard covers the effective use of antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance, which is when antimicrobial medicines lose their effectiveness. It covers all settings and all types of antimicrobials for treating bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Everything NICE has said on assessing and initiating management of fever with no obvious cause in children under 5 in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on procalcitonin testing for diagnosing and monitoring sepsis (AVIDA Centaur BRAHMS PCT assay, BRAHMS PCT Sensitive..
Advice on ADXBLADDER for detecting bladder cancer to aid local decision making
Evidence-based recommendations on GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.
This quality standard covers preventing and controlling infections in hospitals and other secondary care settings that develop because of treatment or from being in a healthcare setting (healthcare-associated infections). It includes monitoring, responsibilities, and policies and procedures in secondary care organisations to reduce the risk of infection in patients, staff and visitors. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women
This quality standard covers managing symptoms of reflux (regurgitation or bringing up feeds) in babies, children and young people (under 18). It also covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (also called GORD), which is more severe reflux and heartburn. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on living-donor liver transplantation
Summary of the evidence on the risk of using broad-specturm antibiotics associated with clostridium difficile infection
This quality standard covers preventing and treating surgical site infections. It covers adults, young people and children having a surgical procedure that involves a cut to the skin in all healthcare settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers preventing infection within 72 hours of birth in healthy babies, treating pregnant women whose baby is at risk, and caring for babies who have a suspected or confirmed infection. It aims to reduce delays in recognising and treating sick babies and prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics.
This guideline covers recognition, assessment and monitoring of faltering growth in infants and children. It includes a definition of growth thresholds for concern and identifying the risk factors for, and possible causes of, faltering growth. It also covers interventions, when to refer, service design, and information and support.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. It aims to improve accurate assessment and diagnosis of pneumonia to help guide antibiotic prescribing and ensure that people receive the right treatment.
This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.
This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section or have had a caesarean section in the past and are now pregnant again.
Evidence-based recommendations on retrograde uretral sphincterometry (to test urethral function)
This guideline covers preventing, detecting, and managing acute kidney injury in children (aged above 1 month and below 12 years), young people (aged 12 to 17 years) and adults (aged 18 years or older). It aims to improve assessment and detection by non-specialist clinicians, and specifies when they should refer people to specialist services. This will reduce the chance of death or complications for people at risk of acute kidney injury.
Advice on the BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume to aid local decision-making
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.
Evidence-based recommendations on extraurethral (non-circumferential) retropubic adjustable compression devices for stress urinary incontinence in women
The complete list of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines published by NICE.
Evidence-based recommendations on bone-anchored cystourethropexy for treating stress urinary incontinence in women
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic nephrectomy (including nephroureterectomy; keyhole surgery to remove a kidney)
Evidence-based recommendations on electroporation (electrical pulses sent through a needle into a tumour) for treating prostate cancer in adults
Summary of the evidence on rituximab (MabThera) for treating skin involvement in systemic sclerosis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic cystectomy (keyhole surgery to remove the bladder)
Evidence-based recommendations on transperineal template biopsy and mapping of the prostate to test for prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on endometrial cryotherapy for menorrhagia (heavy periods/menstrual bleeding)
Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using freezing (cryoablation) needles for treating localised prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic deroofing of simple renal (kidney) cysts
Evidence-based recommendations on mepolizumab (Nucala) for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults
This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.
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.