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Neuropathic pain

Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Neuropathic and persistent pain

All NICE products on neuropathic and persistent pain. Includes any guidance, advice, NICE Pathways and quality standards.

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Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participation in all aspects of daily living. The guideline sets out how drug treatments for neuropathic pain differ from traditional pain management.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (TA159)

Evidence-based recommendations on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2008

Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for refractory neuropathic pain (IPG450)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) for refractory neuropathic pain

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013

Transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for neuropathic pain (IPG632)

Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for neuropathic pain in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2018

Senza spinal cord stimulation system for delivering HF10 therapy to treat chronic neuropathic pain (MTG41)

Evidence-based recommendations on the Senza spinal cord stimulation system for delivering HF10 therapy to treat chronic neuropathic pain

Medical technologies guidance Published January 2019

Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NG41)

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease.It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Cannabis-based medicinal products (NG144)

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Myeloma: diagnosis and management (NG35)

This guideline covers the diagnosing and managing of myeloma (including smouldering myeloma and primary plasma cell leukaemia) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to improve care for people with myeloma by promoting the most effective tests and treatments for myeloma and its complications.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated October 2018

Pancreatitis (NG104)

This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people have the right treatment and follow-up, and get timely information and support after diagnosis.

NICE guideline Published September 2018

Endometriosis: diagnosis and management (NG73)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis. It aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of endometriosis, and to provide clear advice on what action to take when women with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.

NICE guideline Published September 2017

Medicines Optimisation for Neuropathic Pain

Shared learning Published February 2016

Chronic pain: oral ketamine (ESUOM27)

Summary of the evidence on oral ketamine for treating chronic pain to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published February 2014 Last updated June 2014

Medicines optimisation in chronic pain (KTT21)

Medicines optimisation in chronic pain Key points Controlling chronic pain can present significant challenges

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (CG186)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management, comprehensive reviews and effective relapse treatment.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014 Last updated November 2019

Potential for dependence associated with pharmacological drugs for neuropathic pain:- Is there a potential for dependence associated with pharmacological agents for neuropathic pain?

pharmacological drugs for neuropathic pain:- Is there a potential for dependence associated with pharmacological agents for...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Patient group directions

Everything NICE has said on systems and processes to develop, authorise, use, and update patient group directions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated March 2017

Head and neck cancer (QS146)

This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing head and neck cancer, including cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2017

Deep brain stimulation for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache) (IPG382)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Neuropathic pain relief:- Does early treatment with a centrally acting analgesic (for example pregabalin) reduce the frequency or severity of neuropathic pain in people with spinal cord injury?

Recommendation ID NG41/1 Question Neuropathic pain relief:- Does early treatment with a centrally acting analgesic (for example...

Research recommendation Published April 2016

Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy (MIB119)

Advice on the use of Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Monotherapy versus combination therapy for treating neuropathic pain:- What is the clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and tolerability of pharmacological monotherapy compared with combination therapy for treating neuropathic pain?

Question Monotherapy versus combination therapy for treating neuropathic pain:- What is the clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Stroke rehabilitation in adults (CG162)

This guideline covers stroke rehabilitation for adults and young people aged 16 and over who have had a stroke with continuing impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction. It aims to improve rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke by specifying how stroke units and multidisciplinary stroke teams should be organised. It makes detailed recommendations on assessments and interventions for the functional difficulties caused by stroke.

Clinical guideline Published June 2013

Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) for chronic pelvic pain (IPG234)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) for treating chronic pelvic pain

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2007

Upper aerodigestive tract cancer

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing upper aerodigestive tract cancer in young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2016 Last updated March 2019

Factors affecting participation and quality of life:- What are the key factors, including additional care and support, that influence participation and quality of life in people with neuropathic pain?

support, that influence participation and quality of life in people with neuropathic pain? Any explanatory notes(if applicable) Why this...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Relationship between symptoms, cause of neuropathic pain and its treatment:- Is response to pharmacological treatment predicted more reliably by underlying aetiology or by symptom characteristics?

CG173/2 Question Relationship between symptoms, cause of neuropathic pain and its treatment:- Is response to pharmacological treatment...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Impact of drug-related adverse effects on cost effectiveness and quality of life:- What is the impact of drug-related adverse effects on health economics and quality of life in neuropathic pain?

of life in neuropathic pain? Any explanatory notes(if applicable) Why this is important:- Pharmacological agents for neuropathic...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management (NG61)

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is available to them throughout their lives.

NICE guideline Published December 2016 Last updated July 2019

Spotlight on valproate prescribing

also used outside of its product licence (off-label use) for treating neuropathic pain, migraine, depression and dementia. If valproate...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

NICE encourages further research into percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) for refractory neuropathic pain, particularly to provide more information about selection criteria and long-term outcomes, with clear documentation of the indications for treatment.

into percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) for refractory neuropathic pain, particularly to provide more information about...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

NICE Medical technologies guidance list

The complete list of medical technologies guidance published by NICE.

Medicines and technologies programme: adoption team

NICE Medicines and technologies programme: adoption team

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Patient group directions (MPG2)

This guideline covers good practice for developing, authorising, using and updating patient group directions. It also offers advice on deciding whether a patient group direction is needed.

Medicines practice guideline Published August 2013 Last updated March 2017

Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management (NG17)

This guideline covers the care and treatment of adults (aged 18 and over) with type 1 diabetes.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated July 2016

Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (NG127)

This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.

NICE guideline Published May 2019 Last updated July 2019

Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide (KTT24)

also the NICE key therapeutic topic on medicines optimisation in chronic pain . National targets Many suicides are thought

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

Low back pain and sciatica

Everything NICE has said on low back pain and sciatica in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated October 2018

Carbamazepine for treating trigeminal neuralgia:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of carbamazepine as initial treatment for trigeminal neuralgia compared with other pharmacological treatments?

guidance. Source guidance details Comes from guidance Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain (IPG451)

Evidence-based recommendations on peripheral nerve-field stimulations (using low-voltage electricity to mask pain) for chronic low back pain

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013

Being monitored and out of remit procedures

devices 1068 / 1 Intramuscular elec stimulation for post stroke shoulder pain Monitor - no CE marked devices 1086 / 1...

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Research recommendations

CG143/1 | Pain management for patients with an acute painful sickle cell episode:- For patients

Published April 2016 Last updated April 2016

Minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion surgery for chronic sacroiliac pain (IPG578)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion surgery for chronic sacroiliac pain (lower back pain)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2017

Type 2 diabetes in adults: management (NG28)

This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications.

NICE guideline Published December 2015 Last updated August 2019

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG96)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG173.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010

Chest pain

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing recent suspected cardiac chest pain including acute coronary syndromes and stable angina in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2016 Last updated October 2019

Management of aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in dementia: carbamazepine (ESUOM40)

Summary of the evidence on carbamazepine for managing aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in people with dementia..

Evidence summary Published March 2015

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated October 2019