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Bindex for investigating suspected osteoporosis (MIB106)

Advice on the use of Bindex (portable pulse echo ultrasound device) for investigating suspected osteoporosis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

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

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

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

Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV in adults at high risk: Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) (ESNM78)

Summary of the evidence on Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV in adults at high risk

Evidence summary Published October 2016

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

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

Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy (MIB33)

Advice on the use of the Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2015

Aixplorer ShearWave Elastography for ultrasound imaging and assessing suspicious breast lesions (MIB15)

Advice on the use of Aixplorer ShearWave Elastography for ultrasound imaging and assessing suspicious breast lesions to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2014

Laparoscopic hysterectomy (including laparoscopic total hysterectomy and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy) for endometrial cancer (IPG356)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2010

Laparoscopic cystectomy (IPG287)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic cystectomy (keyhole surgery to remove the bladder)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2009

Endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer (IPG296)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer (keyhole removal of breast tissue)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2009

Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2019

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

Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk (PH38)

This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive lifestyle-change programme to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The recommendations in this guideline can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme.

Public health guideline Published July 2012 Last updated September 2017

Combined oral contraception: nomegestrol/estradiol (Zoely) (ESNM28)

Summary of the evidence on nomegestrol/estradiol (Zoely) for use as combined oral contraception to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2013

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

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

Peezy Midstream for urine collection (MIB183)

Advice on Peezy Midstream for midstream urine (MSU) collection

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis (TA590)

Evidence-based recommendations on fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Management of urinary incontinence in women

Urinary incontinence is a common symptom that can affect women of all ages, with a wide range of severity and nature. Offering patients...

QP Case Study Published February 2016

The PolySoft hernia patch used with the ONSTEP technique to treat inguinal hernias (MIB9)

Advice on the use of the PolySoft hernia patch with the ONSTEP technique for treating inguinal hernias to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2014

Colorectal cancer prevention: colonoscopic surveillance in adults with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease or adenomas (CG118)

This guideline covers using colonoscopy to check for signs of bowel cancer in people aged 18 and over with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease (types of inflammatory bowel disease) or adenomas (also known as polyps). It aims to prevent cancer and prolong life by offering advice on identifying early bowel cancer in adults most at risk.

Clinical guideline Published March 2011

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management (QS11)

This quality standard covers identifying and supporting adults and young people (aged 10 and over) who may have an alcohol problem, and caring for people with alcohol-related health problems, such as alcohol dependence or Wernicke's encephalopathy. It also covers support for their families and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2011

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

Paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles with gemcitabine for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer (TA476)

Evidence-based recommendations on paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles (nab-paclitaxel) for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2017

AmnioSense for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy (MIB198)

Advice on the use of AmnioSense (non-invasive diagnostic pad/liner) for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019

Domestic violence and abuse

Everything NICE has said on identifying, preventing and reducing domestic violence and abuse in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated August 2017

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.

Quality standard Published February 2016

BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume (MIB50)

Advice on the BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2016

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

Obesity: working with local communities (PH42)

This guideline covers how local communities, with support from local organisations and networks, can help prevent people from becoming overweight or obese or help them lose weight. It aims to support sustainable and community-wide action to achieve this.

Public health guideline Published November 2012 Last updated June 2017

Bile acid malabsorption: colesevelam (ESUOM22)

Summary of the evidence on colesevelam for treating bile acid malabsorption (BAM) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published October 2013

Specialist care of newborns

NICEimpact maternity and neonatal care Previous: Maternity and mental health Next: Spotlight on valproate prescribing Newborn babies

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Sacral nerve stimulation for idiopathic chronic non-obstructive urinary retention (IPG536)

Evidence-based recommendations on sacral nerve stimulation for idiopathic chronic non-obstructive urinary retention

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2015

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Secondary prevention after a myocardial infarction (QS99)

This quality standard covers preventing further cardiovascular disease after a myocardial infarction (heart attack). It includes assessment and cardiac rehabilitation. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2015

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence (IPG395)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence (IPG393)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating anaemia in people with cancer having chemotherapy (TA323)

Evidence-recommendations on erythropoiesis-stimulation agents (epoetin alfa, beta, theta and zeta and darbepoetin alfa) for anaemia in people with cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Guidance on the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes (TA47)

Evidence-based recommendations on glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors(abciximab [ReoPro], eptifibatide [Integrilin], tirofiban [Aggrastat]) for acute coronary

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2002 Last updated March 2010

Research recommendations

undertaken on the relationship between the duration and frequency of symptoms in women with ovarian cancer before diagnosis, the stage...

Published April 2016 Last updated April 2016

Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy

In development [GID-MT527] Expected publication date: 30 January 2020

Medical technologies guidance In development

Irritable bowel syndrome in adults (QS114)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome in adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2016

Abortion care. Abortion from 14 weeks up to 24 weeks: choosing between medical or surgical abortion (patient decision aid)

Notice of rights. Last updated September 2019. ISBN 978-1-4731-3549-9 Most women and girls who have an abortion can choose how it will...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Abortion care. Abortion before 14 weeks: choosing between medical or surgical abortion (patient decision aid)

Notice of rights. Last updated September 2019. ISBN 978-1-4731-3549-9 Most women and girls who have an abortion can choose how it will...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Denosumab for the prevention of skeletal-related events in adults with bone metastases from solid tumours (TA265)

Evidence-based recommendations on denosumab (XGEVA) for the prevention of skeletal-related events in adults with bone metastases from solid tumours

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2012

Depression

Everything NICE has said on identifying, treating and managing depression in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Structural neuroimaging in first-episode psychosis (TA136)

Evidence-based recommendations on structural neuroimaging for treating first-episode psychosis

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2008