treating infections in pregnancy and rates of cerebral palsy:- What is the association between different antibiotic regimes to treat...
This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings. It provides a blueprint for the infection prevention and control precautions that should be applied by everyone involved in delivering NHS care and treatment.
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on mepolizumab (Nucala) for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on integrated multiplex polymerase chain tests for identifying gastrointestinal pathogens in suspected gastroenteritis
Evidence-based recommendations on electroporation (electrical pulses sent through a needle into a tumour) for treating prostate cancer in adults
Everything NICE has said on promoting mental wellbeing and independence in older people over 65 in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous insertion of craniocaudal expandable implants for vertebral compression fracture in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) given with 2 other drugs for treating type 2 diabetes in adults
This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.
Evidence-based recommendations on single-incision short sling mesh insertion for stress urinary incontinence in women
Evidence-based recommendations on abiraterone (Zytiga) for castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer in adults previously treated with docetaxel
Evidence-based recommendations on abiraterone (Zytiga) for treating metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer before chemotherapy is indicated in adults
This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people (under 18). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on belimumab (Benlysta) as an add-on treatment for active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus
Evidence-based recommendations on GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Advice on the use of the S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation to aid local decision-making
Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated urinary tract infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated intra-abdominal infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on canagliflozin (Invokana), dapagliflozin (Forxiga) and empagliflozin (Jardiance) for treating type 2 diabetes in adults
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Advice on the use of the Secca system for treating faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making
CG117/3 | New entrant screening and treatment for latent tuberculosis (TB) infection:- A study is needed of people found by new entrant...
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.
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.
Summary of the evidence on sildenafil for treating pulmonary hypertension in neonates to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Up to half of samples of urinary tract infections in children are resistant to common antibiotics, new research has shown.
Advice on the MiniMed 640G system with SmartGuard for managing blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes to aid local decision-making
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 the LightCycler SeptiFast Test MGRADE, SepsiTest and IRIDICA BAC BSI assay for identifying bloodstream bacteria and fungi
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.
NICE is calling for organisations that have used its guidance or advice products to enter its 2016 Shared Learning Awards.
Advice on the BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume to aid local decision-making
This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults. It includes care, support and review for people with MS. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on living-donor liver transplantation
Evidence-based recommendations on sacral nerve stimulation for idiopathic chronic non-obstructive urinary retention
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.
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has won the 2015 NICE Shared Learning Award for its working in improving the management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women.
Evidence-based recommendations on procalcitonin testing for diagnosing and monitoring sepsis (AVIDA Centaur BRAHMS PCT assay, BRAHMS PCT Sensitive..
Evidence-based recommendations on edoxaban (Lixiana) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF)
Evidence-based recommendations on UroLift for treating lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP)
Evidence-based recommendations on secukinumab (Cosentyx) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infection in adults (aged 16 and over), including adults using urinary catheters. It includes assessment, antibiotic treatment and referral for specialist assessment. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
quality of life of different bladder management strategies for lower urinary tract dysfunction in people with neurological...
Question Indwelling urinary catheters: antibiotic prophylaxis:- When recatheterising patients who have a long-term indwelling...
CG139/4 Question Indwelling urinary catheters: catheter selection:- For patients using a long-term indwelling urinary...