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What is the best technique for delivering surfactant in a minimally invasive manner?

Recommendation ID NG124/2 Question What is the best technique for delivering surfactant in a minimally invasive manner? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Does caesarean section protect against cerebral haemorrhage in women with a history of subarachnoid haemorrhage or cerebrovascular malformation?

Recommendation ID NG121/1 Question Does caesarean section protect against cerebral haemorrhage in women with a history of subarachnoid haemorrhage

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What clinical features and laboratory investigations can be used to better stratify risk for women in labour with signs of sepsis (including fever and tachycardia)?

Recommendation ID NG121/4 Question What clinical features and laboratory investigations can be used to better stratify risk for women in

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Are progesterone or progestogens effective in treating threatened miscarriage?

Recommendation ID NG136/3 Question Are progesterone or progestogens effective in treating threatened miscarriage? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of intermittent auscultation compared with continuous cardiotocography for women in labour who have had a previous caesarean section?

Recommendation ID NG121/5 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of intermittent auscultation compared with continuous cardiotocography

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the most effective combination of an analgesic with a neuromuscular blocker, or an analgesic with an anaesthetic agent, for premedication in preterm babies requiring elective or semi-elective intubation?

Recommendation ID NG124/5 Question What is the most effective combination of an analgesic with a neuromuscular blocker, or an analgesic

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Does targeting higher oxygen saturations of 92% to 97% in preterm babies lead to improved survival without significant complications?

Recommendation ID NG124/4 Question Does targeting higher oxygen saturations of 92% to 97% in preterm babies lead to improved survival without...

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is obesity an independent risk factor for perinatal morbidity and mortality?

Recommendation ID NG121/3 Question Is obesity an independent risk factor for perinatal morbidity and mortality? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the effectiveness of high-pressure non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) compared with continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) flow driver as the primary mode of ventilation?

Recommendation ID NG124/1 Question What is the effectiveness of high-pressure non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) compared

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Does the use of ultrasound of the lumbar spine improve siting of regional anaesthetic needles in pregnant women with a BMI over 30 kg/m2 at the booking appointment?

Recommendation ID NG121/2 Question Does the use of ultrasound of the lumbar spine improve siting of regional anaesthetic needles in pregnant

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical effectiveness of preoperative nasal decolonisation using mupirocin in combination with a chlorhexidine body wash in the whole population?

Recommendation ID NG125/1 Question What is the clinical effectiveness of preoperative nasal decolonisation using mupirocin in combination

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is the use of chlorhexidine body wash associated with increased antimicrobial resistance?

Recommendation ID NG125/2 Question Is the use of chlorhexidine body wash associated with increased antimicrobial resistance? Any explanatory

Research recommendation Published August 2019

In women with confirmed miscarriage, does the type of management strategy (expectant, medical and surgical) impact on women's experience, including psychological and emotional outcomes?

Recommendation ID NG126/4 Question In women with confirmed miscarriage, does the type of management strategy (expectant, medical and surgical)

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the effectiveness of diuretics compared with placebo in preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm babies on respiratory support?

Recommendation ID NG124/3 Question What is the effectiveness of diuretics compared with placebo in preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Research recommendation Published August 2019

In women with ectopic pregnancy, does the type of intervention impact on women's experience, including psychological and emotional outcomes?

Recommendation ID NG126/5 Question In women with ectopic pregnancy, does the type of intervention impact on women's experience, including

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Which patient groups, contamination groups and which layers gain the most benefit from the use of triclosan-coated or triclosan-impregnated sutures?

Recommendation ID NG125/5 Question Which patient groups, contamination groups and which layers gain the most benefit from the use of triclosan-coated

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What are the cost associated with best supportive care?

Recommendation ID TA574/1 Question What are the cost associated with best supportive care? Any explanatory notes(if applicable)

Research recommendation Published August 2019

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of chlorhexidine in alcohol at different concentrations in the prevention of surgical site infection when applied to the skin before incision?

Recommendation ID NG125/3 Question What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of chlorhexidine in alcohol at different concentrations in

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Is the application of antiseptics and antibiotics in the operative field before wound closure, clinically and cost effective in reducing surgical site infection rates?

Recommendation ID NG125/4 Question Is the application of antiseptics and antibiotics in the operative field before wound closure, clinically

Research recommendation Published August 2019

Psychosis and schizophrenia

Everything NICE has said on recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated August 2019

Register your organisation as a stakeholder

How to register your organisation to help develop NICE guidelines and quality standards.

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Endovascular insertion of an intrasaccular wire-mesh blood-flow disruption device for intracranial aneurysms (IPG658)

Evidence-based recommendations on endovascular insertion of an intrasaccular wire-mesh blood-flow disruption device for intracranial aneurysms in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2019

Brentuximab vedotin for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (terminated appraisal) (TA594)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

About the Accelerated Access Collaborative

Who is the accelerated access collaborative and what do they do?

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC)

The Accelerated Access Collaborative is a fast-track route into the NHS for “breakthrough” medicines and technologies

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Dacomitinib for untreated EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA595)

Evidence-based recommendations on dacomitinib (Vizimpro) for locally advanced or metastatic EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 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

Low-energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (the Papillon technique) for locally advanced rectal cancer (IPG659)

Evidence-based recommendations on low-energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (the Papillon technique) for locally advanced rectal cancer in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2019

Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic conditions

Everything NICE has said on endocrine, nutritional and metabolic conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated August 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

Venous thromboembolism

Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing, treating and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (NG89)

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated August 2019

Blood and bone marrow cancers

Everything NICE has said on blood and bone marrow cancers including leukaemia in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2013 Last updated August 2019

Neurological conditions

Everything NICE has said on neurological conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated August 2019

Journals and databases

Quick access to reliable information for health and social care professionals. Search HDAS, and other journals and databases.

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the FAST or AUDIT-C tool in the 3 months before or after the date of entry on the hypertension register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the FAST or AUDIT-C tool in the 3 months before or after their diagnosis being recorded

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety in the preceding 12 months who have been screened for hazardous drinking...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with one or more of the following conditions: CHD, atrial fibrillation, chronic heart failure, stroke or TIA, diabetes or dementia who have been screened for hazardous drinking using the FAST or AUDIT-C tool in the preceding 2 years.

The percentage of patients with one or more of the following conditions: CHD, atrial fibrillation, chronic heart failure, stroke or TIA, diabetes or...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

Smoking

Everything NICE has said on preventing the uptake of smoking and helping people to stop smoking in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Technology appraisal and Highly specialised technologies appeals

Technology appraisal and Highly specialised technologies appeals

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Alcohol interventions in secondary and further education (NG135)

This guideline covers interventions in secondary and further education to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people aged 11 up to and including 18. It also covers people aged 11 to 25 with special educational needs or disabilities in full-time education. It will also be relevant to children aged 11 in year 6 of primary school.

NICE guideline Published August 2019

How lay member payments affect benefits

Everything you need to know about how lay member payments can affect benefits.

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Committee D members

Find out more about NICE technology appraisals advisory committee D members

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

NICE draft guidance and NHS England review highlight need for more research on cannabis-based medicinal products

NICE has today (8 August 2019) published its draft recommendations on the use of cannabis-based medicinal products following a comprehensive evaluation of their clinical and cost-effectiveness.

News Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

New lung cancer treatment option approved by NICE

Another new life-extending treatment for some people with lung cancer is to be made available on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) following its approval by NICE in draft guidance published today (8 August 2019).

News Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Committee C members

Find out more about the members of TAC C by reading their biographies. Prof Stephen G O'Brien BSc (Hons) PhD MBChB FRCP MRCPath Chair Professor

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Diagnostics Advisory Committee members

Find out more about the NICE Diagnostics Advisory Committee members by reading their biographies. Dr Mark Kroese MB, ChB, DPH, FFPH, FRCP(Ed)

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019