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  1. Endorsement

    Formally endorses resources produced by external organisations that support the implementation of NICE guidance and the use of quality standards.

  2. Indwelling urinary catheters: antibiotic prophylaxis:- When recatheterising patients who have a long-term indwelling urinary catheter, what is the clinical and cost effectiveness of single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing symptomatic urinary tract infections in patients with a history of urinary tract infections associated with catheter change?

    Question Indwelling urinary catheters: antibiotic prophylaxis:- When recatheterising patients who have a long-term indwelling...

  3. Transurethral water vapour ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG625)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transurethral water vapour ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

  4. Intermittent urinary catheters: catheter selection:- For patients performing intermittent self-catheterisation over the long term, what is the clinical and cost effectiveness of single-use non-coated versus single-use hydrophilic versus single-use gel reservoir versus reusable non-coated catheters with regard to the following outcomes: symptomatic urinary tract infections, urinary tract infection-associated bacteraemia, mortality, patient comfort and preference, quality of life, and clinical symptoms of urethral damage?

    Recommendation ID CG139/3 Question Intermittent urinary catheters: catheter selection:- For patients performing intermittent...

  5. Healthcare-associated infections (QS113)

    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.

  6. Procalcitonin testing for diagnosing and monitoring sepsis (ADVIA Centaur BRAHMS PCT assay, BRAHMS PCT Sensitive Kryptor assay, Elecsys BRAHMS PCT assay, LIAISON BRAHMS PCT assay and VIDAS BRAHMS PCT assay) (DG18)

    Evidence-based recommendations on procalcitonin testing for diagnosing and monitoring sepsis (AVIDA Centaur BRAHMS PCT assay, BRAHMS PCT Sensitive..