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Faecal incontinence in adults: management (CG49)

This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.

Clinical guideline Published June 2007

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment (NG125)

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.

NICE guideline Published April 2019

Coeliac disease

Everything NICE has said on recognising, diagnosing and managing coeliac disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated October 2017

Pneumonia

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated September 2019

Thyroid disease: assessment and management (NG145)

This guideline covers investigating all suspected thyroid disease and managing primary thyroid disease (related to the thyroid rather than the pituitary gland). It does not cover managing thyroid cancer or thyroid disease in pregnancy. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on diagnosis, treatment, long-term care and support.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions

Everything NICE has said on social care and support for older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated April 2019

Acute kidney injury

Everything NICE has said on preventing, detecting and managing acute kidney injury in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2013 Last updated November 2019

Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management (CG147)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in people aged 18 and over. Rapid changes in diagnostic methods, endovascular treatments and vascular services associated with new specialties in surgery and interventional radiology have resulted in considerable uncertainty and variation in practice. This guideline aims to resolve that uncertainty and variation.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2018

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2013 Last updated September 2019

Evidence for strengths and asset-based outcomes

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Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Decision-making and mental capacity (NG108)

This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.

NICE guideline Published October 2018

Bladder cancer: diagnosis and management (NG2)

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.

NICE guideline Published February 2015

Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management (CG150)

This guideline covers advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults. It aims to improve the recognition and management of headaches, with more targeted treatment to improve the quality of life for people with headaches, and to reduce unnecessary investigations.

Clinical guideline Published September 2012 Last updated November 2015

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs

Everything NICE has said on the transition between inpatient settings and community/care homes for adults with social care needs in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated November 2017

Familial breast cancer

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing familial breast cancer and related risks in people with a family history in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated November 2019

Preventing falls in older people

Everything NICE has said on assessing and preventing falls in older people in the community and in hospital, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2013 Last updated September 2017

Transient loss of consciousness

Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and referring adults and young people who have experienced a blackout in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2012 Last updated January 2019

Cerebral palsy in under 25s: assessment and management (NG62)

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.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies (NG121)

This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no antenatal care. It aims to improve experiences and outcomes for women and their babies.

NICE guideline Published March 2019 Last updated April 2019

Preventing excess weight gain (NG7)

This guideline covers behaviours such as diet and physical activity to help children (after weaning), young people and adults maintain a healthy weight or help prevent excess weight gain. The aim is to prevent a range of diseases and conditions including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes and improve mental wellbeing.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

Air pollution

Everything NICE has said on improving outdoor air quality to prevent ill health in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2017 Last updated February 2019

Psoriasis: assessment and management (CG153)

This guideline covers assessing and managing psoriasis in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve long-term disease control and quality of life for people with psoriasis.

Clinical guideline Published October 2012 Last updated September 2017

Hepatitis B and C testing

Hepatitis B and C: ways to promote and offer testing to people at increased risk of infection.

NICE Pathway Published December 2012 Last updated August 2017

Cerebral palsy in adults (NG119)

This guideline covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy. It aims to improve health and wellbeing, promote access to services and support participation and independent living.

NICE guideline Published January 2019

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

Autism (QS51)

This quality standard covers health and social care services for adults, young people and children with autism. It includes assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, and care and support for people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2014

Suicide prevention

Everything NICE has said on preventing suicide in community and residential custodial and detention settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2018 Last updated September 2019

Sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management (NG51)

This guideline covers the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis for all populations. The guideline committee identified that the key issues to be included were: recognition and early assessment, diagnostic and prognostic value of blood markers for sepsis, initial treatment, escalating care, identifying the source of infection, early monitoring, information and support for patients and carers, and training and education.

NICE guideline Published July 2016 Last updated September 2017

Chronic kidney disease: managing anaemia (NG8)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing, managing and monitoring anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease. It aims to improve care for people with chronic kidney disease by specifying how to assess when their anaemia needs treating, and by making detailed recommendations on treatment with erythropoietic stimulating agents (ESAs) and iron. It also covers detecting and managing ESA-resistant anaemia.

NICE guideline Published June 2015

Post-traumatic stress disorder (NG116)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by reducing symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, sleep problems and difficulties with concentration. Recommendations also aim to raise awareness of the condition and improve coordination of care.

NICE guideline Published December 2018

Borderline personality disorder: recognition and management (CG78)

This guideline covers recognising and managing borderline personality disorder. It aims to help people with borderline personality disorder to manage feelings of distress, anxiety, worthlessness and anger, and to maintain stable and close relationships with others.

Clinical guideline Published January 2009

Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing (NG102)

This guideline covers how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, including people with a long-term condition. It aims to encourage more people to use community pharmacies by integrating them within existing health and care pathways and ensuring they offer standard services and a consistent approach. It requires a collaborative approach from individual pharmacies and their representatives, local authorities and other commissioners.

NICE guideline Published August 2018

Crohn's disease

Everything NICE has said on managing Crohn's disease in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated September 2019

Delirium

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing delirium in adults presenting to hospital or in long-term care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated March 2019

Obesity: identification, assessment and management (CG189)

This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing obesity in children (aged 2 years and over), young people and adults. It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight.

Clinical guideline Published November 2014

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 November 2019

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

Melanoma

Everything NICE has said assessing and managing melanoma in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2015 Last updated November 2019

Advanced breast cancer

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and treating advanced breast cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Upper aerodigestive tract cancer

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing upper aerodigestive tract cancer in young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2016 Last updated March 2019

Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions (NG22)

This guideline covers planning and delivering social care and support for older people who have multiple long-term conditions. It promotes an integrated and person-centred approach to delivering effective health and social care services.

NICE guideline Published November 2015

Intravenous fluid therapy in hospital

Everything NICE has said on managing intravenous fluid therapy in children, young people and adults in hospital in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2013 Last updated March 2017

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and management (NG87)

This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve recognition and diagnosis, as well as the quality of care and support for people with ADHD.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated September 2019

Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities

Everything NICE has said on the care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities

NICE Pathway Published April 2018 Last updated July 2019

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

Ulcerative colitis

Everything NICE has said on managing ulcerative colitis in adults, children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2013 Last updated September 2019

Pressure ulcers

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing pressure ulcers in all age groups in primary care and community settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2012 Last updated October 2019

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women

Everything NICE has said about managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2013 Last updated July 2019

Head injury

Everything NICE has said on triage, assessment, investigation and management of head injury in infants, children and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2014 Last updated October 2019