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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

Myocardial infarction: cardiac rehabilitation and prevention of further cardiovascular disease (CG172)

This guideline covers cardiac rehabilitation and preventing further cardiovascular disease in people aged 18 and over who have had a myocardial infarction. It aims to promote the health of people who have had an MI by encouraging them to attend a cardiac rehabilitation programme and advising them on a healthy lifestyle. It also includes advice on drug therapy.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participation in all aspects of daily living. The guideline sets out how drug treatments for neuropathic pain differ from traditional pain management.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Complete cytoreduction for pseudomyxoma peritonei (Sugarbaker technique) (IPG56)

Evidence-based recommendations on complete cytoreduction (Sugarbaker technique) for pseudomyxoma peritonei (abnormal tumour that starts in appendix/bowel)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2004

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

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (TA151)

Evidence-based recommendations on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for the treatment of diabetes mellitus

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2008

Magnetic resonance image-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (IPG413)

Evidence-based recommendations on magnetic resonance image (MRI)-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (non-cancerous, benign growths)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2011

Unstable angina and NSTEMI: early management (CG94)

This guideline covers treatments for people aged 18 and over with unstable angina (recurring chest pain) or a type of heart attack called non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). It aims to ensure that people get treatment quickly. It recommends that as soon as NSTEMI or unstable angina is diagnosed, healthcare professionals assess people for risk of more serious heart problems in the future to guide their treatment.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010 Last updated November 2013

Obesity: clinical assessment and management (QS127)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing obesity in adults, young people and children, including referral for specialist care and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. It includes people who are obese and have, or are at risk of, other medical conditions. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2016

Stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defaecation syndrome (IPG351)

Evidence-based recommendations on stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for obstructed defaecation syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2010

Hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) (IPG522)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Human growth hormone (somatropin) for the treatment of growth failure in children (TA188)

Evidence-based recommendations on human growth hormone (somatropin) for treating growth failure in children

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2010

Omalizumab for previously treated chronic spontaneous urticaria (TA339)

Evidence-based recommendations on omalizumab (Xolair) for treating previously treated severe chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives)

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015

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

Influenza

Everything NICE has said on influenza in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2018

Neuropathic pain

Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (CG181)

This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of cardiovascular problems including people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or chronic kidney disease. It describes the lifestyle changes people can make and how statins can be used to reduce their risk.

Clinical guideline Published July 2014 Last updated September 2016

Uterine artery embolisation for treating adenomyosis (IPG473)

Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (blocking blood vessels) for treating adenomyosis (thickening of the womb lining)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2013

Induction of labour: misoprostol vaginal delivery system (ESNM38)

Summary of the evidence on the misoprostol vaginal delivery system for induction of labour to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2014 Last updated November 2014

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for managing and preventing an acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2018 Last updated September 2019

Ovarian cancer (advanced): bevacizumab 7.5 mg/kg in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for first-line treatment (ESUOM21)

Summary of the evidence on bevacizumab 7.5 mg/kg with paclitaxel and carboplatin for the first-line treatment of advanced ovarian cancer..

Evidence summary Published October 2013

Breast cancer (QS12)

This quality standard covers the care of people with breast cancer after they have been referred to a specialist team. It includes the management of early (ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive), locally advanced and advanced breast cancer; recurrent breast cancer; and familial breast cancer. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2011 Last updated June 2016

Early and metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer: subcutaneous trastuzumab (ESNM13)

Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous trastuzumab for HER2-positive breast cancer to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2013

Laparoscopic laser myomectomy (IPG23)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic laser myomectomy (keyhole surgery) to remove uterine fibroids in women

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2003

Urogenital conditions

Everything NICE has said on urogenital conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated April 2019

Long-acting reversible contraception: subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA‑SC) (ESNM31)

Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) for long-acting reversible contraception..

Evidence summary Published January 2014

Gefitinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA192)

Evidence-based recommendations on gefitinib (Iressa) for the first-line treatment of advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2010

Drug misuse in over 16s: opioid detoxification (CG52)

This guideline covers helping adults and young people over 16 who are dependent on opioids to stop using drugs. It aims to reduce illicit drug use and improve people’s physical and mental health, relationships and employment.

Clinical guideline Published July 2007

Image-guided vacuum-assisted excision biopsy of benign breast lesions (IPG156)

Evidence-based recommendations on image-guided vacuum-assisted excision biopsy for benign (non-cancerous) breast lesions (fibroadenoma)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2006

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

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

Healthy start vitamins: special report on cost effectiveness (ECD5)

Healthy start vitamins: special report on cost effectiveness

Published August 2015 Last updated August 2015

Obeticholic acid for treating primary biliary cholangitis (TA443)

Evidence-based recommendations on obeticholic acid (Ocaliva) for treating primary biliary cholangitis (CBC / cirrhosis) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2017

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

How prevalent is smokeless tobacco use among South Asian women who are pregnant and why? Is there a particular stage during pregnancy when smokeless tobacco is used? What impact does its use during pregnancy have on maternal and child health?

Question How prevalent is smokeless tobacco use among South Asian women who are pregnant and why? Is there a particular stage during...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Ribociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer (TA593)

Evidence-based recommendations on ribociclib (Kisqali) for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis, assessment and management of harmful drinking (high-risk drinking) and alcohol dependence (CG115)

This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing alcohol-use disorders (harmful drinking and alcohol dependence) in adults and young people aged 10–17 years. It aims to reduce harms (such as liver disease, heart problems, depression and anxiety) from alcohol by improving assessment and setting goals for reducing alcohol consumption.

Clinical guideline Published February 2011

Sexually transmitted infections: condom distribution schemes (NG68)

This guideline covers condom distribution schemes. The aim is to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In addition, these schemes can provide a good introduction to broader sexual and reproductive health services, especially for younger people, and help prevent unplanned pregnancies.

NICE guideline Published April 2017

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: sexual health

How NICE recommendations are being used to improve sexual health

Published February 2019 Last updated February 2019

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

Behaviour change: general approaches (PH6)

This guideline covers a set of principles that can be used to help people change their behaviour. The aim is for practitioners to use these principles to encourage people to adopt a healthier lifestyle by, for example, stopping smoking, adopting a healthy diet and being more physically active.

Public health guideline Published October 2007

Intraoperative tests (RD‑100i OSNA system and Metasin test) for detecting sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer (DG8)

Evidence-based recommendations on the RD-100i OSNA system and Metasin test for detecting sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Diagnostics guidance Published August 2013

Physical activity: for NHS staff, patients and carers (QS84)

This quality standard covers encouraging physical activity in people of all ages who are in contact with the NHS, including staff, patients and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2015

Personality disorders: borderline and antisocial (QS88)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing borderline and antisocial personality disorders. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis), acute exacerbation: antimicrobial prescribing (NG117)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

Alcohol-use disorders

Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing alcohol-related disorders in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Long-acting reversible contraception: levonorgestrel 13.5 mg intrauterine delivery system (ESNM41)

Summary of the evidence on the levonorgestrel intrauterine delivery system (long-acting reversible contraception) to inform local NHS planning...

Evidence summary Published June 2014