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Showing 1 to 15 of 169 results for chest pain

  1. Recent-onset chest pain of suspected cardiac origin: 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.

  2. Stable angina: management (CG126)

    This guideline covers managing stable angina in people aged 18 and over. It outlines the importance of addressing the person’s concerns about stable angina and the roles of medical therapy and revascularisation.

  3. NICE Guidance for Stable Chest Pain Patients (CG95 & MTG32) to Appropriately Diagnose Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease

    learning database Organisation: Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Published date: June

  4. Sickle cell disease (QS58)

    This quality standard covers managing acute painful episodes of sickle cell disease in hospital. It includes pain relief and care for children, young people and adults, from presentation in hospital until discharge. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  5. Adoption of HeartFlow FFRCT at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in a Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic setting

    Alan Bagnall, Julie Burn, Rachel O'Leary Patients commonly present with chest pain and many require investigation to determine whether...

  6. Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12)

    This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion. It aims to help people understand what to expect if they have symptoms that may suggest cancer.

  7. Sickle cell disease: managing acute painful episodes in hospital (CG143)

    This guideline covers managing acute painful sickle cell episodes in children, young people and adults who present at hospital, from presentation until when they are discharged. It aims to reduce variation in how acute episodes are managed in hospital, focusing on effective, prompt and safe pain relief.

  8. Stable angina (QS21)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing stable angina in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  9. Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management (CG191)

    This guideline was developed before the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers diagnosing and managing pneumonia in adults who do not have COVID-19. It aims to improve accurate assessment and diagnosis of pneumonia to help guide antibiotic prescribing and ensure that people receive the right treatment.

  10. Acute coronary syndromes in adults (QS68)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing acute coronary syndromes in adults (aged 18 and over). Acute coronary syndromes are medical emergencies that include myocardial infarction (heart attack) and unstable angina (unexpected, severe chest pain). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  11. Major trauma: assessment and initial management (NG39)

    This guideline covers the rapid identification and early management of major trauma in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by improving the quality of their immediate care. It does not cover care for people with burns.

  12. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 (NG188)

    This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing the long-term effects of COVID-19, often described as ‘long COVID’. It makes recommendations on care in all healthcare settings for adults, children and young people who have new or ongoing symptoms 4 weeks or more after the start of acute COVID-19. It also includes advice on organising services for long COVID.

  13. 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, eptifibatide, tirofiban) for treating acute coronary syndromes in adults.

  14. New generation cardiac CT scanners (Aquilion ONE, Brilliance iCT, Discovery CT750 HD and Somatom Definition Flash) for cardiac imaging in people with suspected or known coronary artery disease in whom imaging is difficult with earlier generation CT scanners (DG3)

    Evidence-based recommendations on new generation cardiac CT scanners (Aquilion ONE, Brilliance iCT, Discovery CT750 HD and Somatom Definition Flash) for cardiac imaging in people with suspected or known coronary artery disease in whom imaging is difficult with earlier generation CT scanners

  15. Adoption of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin for early rule out of NSTEMI at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

    2016, the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust reviewed and updated their chest pain pathway at their two Emergency Departments (Royal...