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This guideline covers how upper gastrointestinal bleeding can be effectively managed in adults and young people aged 16 years and older. It aims to identify which diagnostic and therapeutic steps are useful so hospitals can develop a structure in which clinical teams can deliver an optimum service for people who develop this condition.
This quality standard covers the management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in adults and young people (aged 16 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.View quality statements for QS38
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- Quality statement 1: Risk assessment
- Quality statement 2: Immediate endoscopy for people who are haemodynamically unstable
- Quality statement 3: Endoscopy within 24 hours for people who are haemodynamically stable
- Quality statement 4: Endoscopic treatment for non-variceal bleeding
- Quality statement 5: Treatment of non-variceal bleeding after first or failed endoscopic treatment
- Quality statement 6: Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for variceal bleeding
- Quality statement 7: Band ligation for oesophageal variceal bleeding
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.
This guideline covers investigating and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and dyspepsia in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the treatment of GORD and dyspepsia by making detailed recommendations on Helicobacter pylori eradication, and specifying when to consider laparoscopic fundoplication and referral to specialist services.
This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed, and gives advice on the monitoring, prevention and early management of complications.
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.
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This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) 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 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.
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on NaviCam for diagnosing gastrointestinal tract conditions .
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
This guideline covers managing colorectal (bowel) cancer in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve quality of life and survival for adults with colorectal cancer through management of local disease and secondary tumours (metastatic disease).
Summary of the evidence on idarucizumab for reversing the anticoagulant effect of dabigtatran to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation for gastric antral vascular ectasia. This involves using radiofrequency (heat) energy to stop the bleeding by destroying the enlarged blood vessels.
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 and treatment for people with, or at risk of, chronic kidney disease (CKD). It aims to prevent or delay the progression, and reduce the risk of complications and cardiovascular disease. It also covers managing anaemia and hyperphosphataemia associated with CKD.