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Myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation

Everything NICE has said on the acute management of myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2013 Last updated November 2018

Urinary tract infection (catheter-associated): antimicrobial prescribing (NG113)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in children, young people and adults. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published November 2018

A NICE fellowship was an excellent opportunity to develop the PMH matrix

Sarah Fishburn, quality improvement for Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network, discusses how postnatal mental health care can be improved

News Published November 2018 Last updated November 2018

Preventing type 2 diabetes

Everything NICE has said on preventing type 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2011 Last updated November 2018

Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management (NG88)

This guideline covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). It aims to help healthcare professionals investigate the cause of heavy periods that are affecting a woman’s quality of life and to offer the right treatments, taking into account the woman’s priorities and preferences.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated November 2018

Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing (NG109)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower urinary tract infection (also called cystitis) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Urinary tract infection (recurrent): antimicrobial prescribing (NG112)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Pyelonephritis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG111)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute pyelonephritis (upper urinary tract infection) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Preoperative tests

Everything NICE has said on routine preoperative tests for people over 16 having elective surgery in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated October 2018

Romiplostim for the treatment of chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (TA221)

Evidence-based recommendations on romiplostim (Nplate) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2011 Last updated October 2018

Lyme disease (NG95)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment. It does not cover preventing Lyme disease.

NICE guideline Published April 2018 Last updated October 2018

Lifestyle interventions (diet and exercise):- Are specialist lifestyle interventions (diet and exercise) effective, compared with no specialist lifestyle interventions, for women with endometriosis?

exercise) effective, compared with no specialist lifestyle interventions, for women with endometriosis? Any explanatory notes(if...

Research recommendation Published October 2018

Information and support:- What information and support interventions are effective to help women with endometriosis deal with their symptoms and improve their quality of lives?

support:- What information and support interventions are effective to help women with endometriosis deal with their symptoms and improve...

Research recommendation Published October 2018

NICE impact: maternity

How NICE recommendations are being used to improve maternity outcomes

Published October 2018 Last updated October 2018

Pregnancy and complex social factors: service provision

Everything NICE has said on service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated October 2018

Renal replacement therapy and conservative management (NG107)

This guideline covers renal replacement therapy (dialysis and transplantation) and conservative management for people with chronic kidney disease stages 4 and 5. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on planning, starting and switching treatments, and coordinating care.

NICE guideline Published October 2018

iFuse for treating chronic sacroiliac joint pain (MTG39)

Evidence-based recommendations on iFuse titanium implant joint fusion system for treating chronic sacroiliac (SI) joint pain (lower back pain)

Medical technologies guidance Published October 2018

OxyMask for delivering oxygen therapy (MIB160)

Advice on the use of OxyMask for delivering oxygen therapy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2018

Oral health improvement for local authorities and their partners

Everything NICE has said on oral health improvement strategies for local authorities and their partners in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated September 2018

The Vest for delivering high-frequency chest wall oscillation in people with complex neurological needs (MIB159)

Advice on the use of The Vest for delivering high-frequency chest wall oscillation in people with complex neurological needs to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2018

Chronic heart failure in adults: diagnosis and management (NG106)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.

NICE guideline Published September 2018

Preventing suicide in community and custodial settings (NG105)

This guideline covers ways to reduce suicide and help people bereaved or affected by suicides. It aims to:

NICE guideline Published September 2018

NICE impact: diabetes

How NICE recommendations are being used to improve outcomes for people with diabetes

Published August 2018 Last updated August 2018

Rezum for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (MIB158)

Advice on the use of Rezum (NxThera Inc) for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2018

Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (NG103)

This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be encouraged to have the vaccination.

NICE guideline Published August 2018

Suspected cancer recognition and referral

Everything NICE has said on suspected cancer, recognition and selection for referral or investigation in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated August 2018

Influenza

Everything NICE has said on influenza in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2018

Obesity: working with local communities

Everything NICE has said on working with local communities to prevent obesity in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2012 Last updated August 2018

Cardiovascular disease prevention

Everything NICE has said on cardiovascular risk assessment and modifying blood lipids for preventing cardiovascular disease in adults

NICE Pathway Published July 2014 Last updated August 2018

Endometriosis

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing endometriosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2017 Last updated August 2018

Endometriosis (QS172)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis in women, including young women aged 17 and under. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2018

Mechanical thrombectomy devices for acute ischaemic stroke (MIB153)

Advice on the use of mechanical thrombectomy devices for acute ischaemic stroke

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2018

Remote ECG interpretation consultancy services for cardiovascular disease (MIB152)

Advice on the use of remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation consultancy services for cardiovascular disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2018

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and management (NG101)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person's individual preferences.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

NICE impact: falls and fragility fractures

How NICE recommendations are helping to improve outcomes for people at risk of falls and fragility fractures

Published July 2018 Last updated July 2018

Donor breast milk banks

Everything NICE has said on the operation of donor breast milk bank services in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published April 2013 Last updated July 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management (NG100)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms. People should also have rapid access to specialist care if their condition suddenly worsens.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s (QS33)

This quality standard covers the diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis in adults (aged 16 and older). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2013 Last updated July 2018

Airglove air warming system for venous access (MIB151)

Advice on the use of Airglove air warming system for venous access to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2018

Biomarker tests to help diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes (DG33)

Evidence-based recommendations on biomarker tests (Actim Partus, PartoSure, Rapid fFN 10Q Cassette) to diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes

Diagnostics guidance Published July 2018

Spondyloarthritis (QS170)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis in adults aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2018

Medicines optimisation

Everything NICE has said on shared decision-making and processes to optimise medicines and support adherence in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2015 Last updated June 2018

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers (NG97)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Menopause

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated June 2018

VIDAvision for lung volume analysis in emphysema (MIB148)

Advice on the use of VIDAvision for lung volume analysis in advanced emphysema to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2018

Diabetes

Everything NICE has said on managing type 1 and 2 diabetes in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated June 2018

NICE impact: cardiovascular disease prevention

How NICE recommendations are helping to improve the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

Bipolar disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated May 2018

Point-of-care diagnostic testing in primary care for strep A infection in sore throat (MIB145)

Advice on the use of point-of-care diagnostic testing in primary care for streptococcus A (strep A) infection in sore throat to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018