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Virtual chromoendoscopy to assess colorectal polyps during colonoscopy (DG28)

Evidence-based recommendations on virtual chromoendoscopy (VCE) using NBI, FICE or i-scan to assess colorectal polyps of 5 mm or less during colonoscopy

Diagnostics guidance Published May 2017

Hip fracture: management (CG124)

This guideline covers managing hip fracture in adults. It aims to improve care from the time people aged 18 and over are admitted to hospital through to when they return to the community. Recommendations emphasise the importance of early surgery and coordinating care through a multidisciplinary hip fracture programme to help people recover faster and regain their mobility.

Clinical guideline Published June 2011 Last updated May 2017

Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital (CG174)

This guideline covers the general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluid therapy in hospital inpatients aged 16 and over with a range of conditions. It aims to help prescribers understand the optimal amount and composition of IV fluids to be administered and the best rate at which to give them, to improve fluid prescribing and outcomes among people in hospital. It does not cover pregnant women, and those with severe liver or renal disease, diabetes or burns.

Clinical guideline Published December 2013 Last updated May 2017

Osteoporosis (QS149)

This quality standard covers managing osteoporosis in adults (aged 18 and over), including assessing risk and preventing fragility fractures. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published April 2017

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

Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people: recognition and management (CG158)

This guideline covers recognising and managing antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people aged under 19. It aims to improve care by identifying children and young people who are at risk and when interventions can prevent conduct disorders from developing. The guideline also makes recommendations on communication, to help professionals build relationships with children and young people and involve them in their own care.

Clinical guideline Published March 2013 Last updated April 2017

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications (CG100)

This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.

Clinical guideline Published June 2010 Last updated April 2017

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

Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management (CG61)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.

Clinical guideline Published February 2008 Last updated April 2017

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin (ES12)

the prevalence increases with age and the highest prevalence is in older women ( O'Donnell 2008 ). It is estimated that around 1,000...

Evidence summary Published April 2017

The votes have been counted and verified…

Deborah tells us how the judging panel have whittled the NICE shared learning award entries down from 64 to a shortlist of 20.

News Published April 2017 Last updated April 2017

Inadvertent perioperative hypothermia

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in adults having surgery in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated March 2017

Zio Service for detecting cardiac arrhythmias (MIB101)

Advice on the use of the Zio Service (a remote cardiac monitoring system) for detecting cardiac arrhythmias to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Mollii suit for spasticity (MIB100)

Advice on the use of Mollii suit (formerly Elektrodress; a therapeutic electrical stimulation jacket and trousers) for spasticity to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Bair Hugger for measuring core temperature during perioperative care (MIB99)

Advice on the use of the Bair Hugger system for measuring core temperature during perioperative care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Familial breast cancer: classification, care and managing breast cancer and related risks in people with a family history of breast cancer (CG164)

This guideline covers care for people with a family history of breast, ovarian or another related (prostate or pancreatic) cancer. It aims to improve the long-term health of these families by describing strategies to reduce the risk of and promote early detection of breast cancer (including genetic testing and mammography). It also includes advice on treatments (tamoxifen, raloxifene) and surgery (mastectomy).

Clinical guideline Published June 2013 Last updated March 2017

Hyperhidrosis: oxybutynin (ES10)

Summary of the evidence on oxybutynin for treating hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system (NG66)

This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system. It aims to improve mental health and wellbeing in this population by establishing principles for assessment and management, and promoting more coordinated care planning and service organisation across the criminal justice system.

NICE guideline Published March 2017

Narcolepsy with or without cataplexy in adults: pitolisant (ES8)

Summary on the evidence on pitolisant for treating narcolepsy with or without cataplexy to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (MIB98)

Advice on the use of SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (using CT or cone-beam CT imaging) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Intrapartum care (QS105)

This quality standard covers the care of women and their babies during labour and immediately after the birth. It covers women who go into labour at term, and includes women at low risk of complications during labour and those who go on to develop complications. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published December 2015 Last updated February 2017

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

NICE guideline Published February 2017

Intrapartum care for healthy women and babies (CG190)

This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make an informed choice about where to have their baby. It also aims to reduce variation in areas of care such as fetal monitoring during labour and management of the third stage of labour.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated February 2017

Association between treating infections in pregnancy and rates of cerebral palsy:- What is the association between different antibiotic regimes to treat genito-urinary and respiratory tract infections in pregnant women and subsequent rates of cerebral palsy in children?

regimes to treat genito-urinary and respiratory tract infections in pregnant women and subsequent rates of cerebral palsy in children?...

Research recommendation Published February 2017

HeartFlow FFRCT for estimating fractional flow reserve from coronary CT angiography (MTG32)

Evidence-based recommendations on HeartFlow FFRCT for estimating fractional flow reserve from coronary CT angiography

Medical technologies guidance Published February 2017

U-Drain for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid (MIB95)

Advice on the use of the U-Drain drainage system for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

Menopause (QS143)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing menopause in women, including women who have premature ovarian insufficiency (menopause before the age of 40, which can occur naturally or as a result of medical or surgical treatment). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2017

Smart One for measuring lung function (MIB96)

Advice on the use of Smart One for measuring lung function to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

NICE recommends controlled use of targeted breast cancer radiotherapy treatment alongside further research

NICE has recommended the Intrabeam Radiotherapy System for people with early breast cancer in limited circumstances with additional data collection.

News Published February 2017 Last updated February 2017

NICE seeks to support new mothers with mental health problems

NICE is calling on general practice staff to assess the mental health of all women who have recently given birth, as fears some may be left unsupported.

News Published February 2017 Last updated February 2017

HumiGard for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia (MTG31)

Evidence-based recommendations on HumiGard for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in patients having abdominal surgery

Medical technologies guidance Published February 2017

Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture (CG146)

This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2017

eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (MIB94)

Advice on the use of eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (bacteria) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

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

Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Ekso exoskeleton for rehabilitation in people with neurological weakness or paralysis (MIB93)

Advice on the use of the Ekso exoskeleton for rehabilitation in people with neurological weakness or paralysis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

Smartinhaler for asthma (MIB90)

Advice on the use of Smartinhaler for monitoring the activation of asthma inhalers to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

Oestrogen deficiency symptoms in postmenopausal women: conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate (ES3)

Summary of the evidence on conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate for oestrogen deficiency symptoms to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2016

Crizotinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA422)

Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA421)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for treating advanced breast cancer in adults after endocrine therapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

NICE focuses on improving treatment and diagnosis of liver disease

People who drink too much should be sent for scans to detect early liver disease, says NICE

News Published December 2016 Last updated December 2016

CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System for placing nasoenteral feeding tubes (MIB48)

Advice on the use of the CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System (EAS) for the placement of nasoenteral feeding tube to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2016 Last updated December 2016

HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV (NG60)

This guideline covers how to increase the uptake of HIV testing in primary and secondary care, specialist sexual health services and the community. It describes how to plan and deliver services that are tailored to the local prevalence of HIV, promote awareness of HIV testing and increase opportunities to offer testing to people who may have undiagnosed HIV.

NICE guideline Published December 2016

NICE says people with osteoporosis should be assessed for their fracture risk

People at risk of fractures due to osteoporosis should be considered for medication, Nice says.

News Published November 2016 Last updated November 2016

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis (CG95)

This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made. It aims to improve outcomes by providing advice on tests (ECG, high-sensitivity troponin tests, multislice CT angiography, functional testing) that support healthcare professionals to make a speedy and accurate diagnosis.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010 Last updated November 2016

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

Sternal Talon for sternal closure in cardiothoracic surgery (MIB88)

Advice on the use of Sternal Talon for closing the sternum in cardiothoracic surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016

OCS Heart system for heart transplant (MIB86)

Advice on the use of OCS Heart system for monitoring and preserving donor hearts to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016

CytoSorb therapy for sepsis (MIB87)

Advice on the use of CytoSorb therapy for treating sepsis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016