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This guideline covers the assessment and early management of head injury in children, young people and adults. It promotes effective clinical assessment so that people receive the right care for the severity of their head injury, including referral directly to specialist care if needed.
NICE recommends offering anticoagulation to people with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 2 or above and considering anticoagulation...
Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing, treating and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in adults in an interactive flowchart
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.
This information helps ministers to decide whether or not a technology should be formally referred to NICE for appraisal and whether it should be referred as an MTA or an STA.
Evidence-based recommendations on valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation (ViV-TAVI) for aortic bioprosthetic valve dysfunction in adults
Everything NICE has said on structural heart defects in an interactive flowchart
Highly Specialised Technologies Evaluation Committee members
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the leg in adults
Find out more about quality standards advisory committee 2 members at NICE
Smile Liverpool Healthy Homes programme Using GRASP AF to improve anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation Hospital Transfer...
Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) in people over 16 in an interactive flowchart
How NICE Recommendations are being used to improve care for people who are at risk of or who have had a stroke
Evidence-based recommendations on lead-I ECG devices for detecting symptomatic atrial fibrillation using single time point testing in primary care
Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers interventions in the acute stage of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). It offers the best clinical advice on the diagnosis and acute management of stroke and TIA in the 48 hours after onset of symptoms.
This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no antenatal care. It aims to improve experiences and outcomes for women and their babies.
Everything NICE has said on intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.
How NICE recommendations are helping to improve the prevention of cardiovascular disease
Advice on the use of Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) to detect atrial fibrillation (AF) after cryptogenic stroke to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on aortic valve reconstruction with processed bovine pericardium (using new valve made from chemically treated cow pericardium)
This quality standard covers identifying and managing atrial fibrillation (including paroxysmal, persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter) in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
or more, the percentage of patients who are currently treated with anticoagulation drug therapy. [Patients with a previous score of 2 or...
Evidence-based recommendations on point-of-care coagulometers (the CoaguChek XS system) to self-monitor blood clotting
Proportion of patients with atrial fibrillation on anticoagulation admitted to hospital for stroke Subject(s): Atrial fibrillation
creatinine clearance, FBC and LFTs; d) Any adverse events related to anticoagulation; e) Assessment of medicine adherence; f) Choice of...
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.
Advice on the use of CentriMag for heart failure to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on ticagrelor (Brilique) for preventing atherothrombotic events such as heart attacks or stroke after myocardial infarction (MI)
Proportion of patients with atrial fibrillation not on anticoagulation admitted to hospital for stroke. Subject(s): Atrial fibrillation
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous endoscopic laser balloon pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Advice on the use of the CareLink network service for monitoring cardiac devices to aid local decision-making
Summary of the evidence on idarucizumab for reversing the anticoagulant effect of dabigtatran to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
CG144/2 | Long-term versus 3-month oral anticoagulation treatment in subgroups of patients at increased risk of VTE recurrence:-
This quality standard covers diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults. VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Advice on the use of the TactiCath Quartz catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the ThermoCool SmartTouch catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation to aid local decision-making
This guideline covers the organisation and provision of major trauma services 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 providing a systematic approach to the delivery of major trauma care. It does not cover services for people with burns.
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis
Evidence-based recommendations on joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolic diseases in adults (aged 18 and over), and the role of thrombophilia testing. It aims to clarify which diagnostic tests should be used, reduce variation in pharmacological therapies, and provide guidance on when thrombophilia testing is useful.
NICE has endorsed a new decision support tool that aims to help healthcare professionals and people with atrial fibrillation (AF) make informed decisions about the most appropriate treatments.
This guideline covers the assessment for and management of blood transfusions in adults, young people and children over 1 year old. It covers the general principles of blood transfusion, but does not make recommendations relating to specific conditions.