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  1. Sedation in under 19s: using sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (CG112)

    This guideline covers the assessment, preparation, training and monitoring needed when using sedation in people aged under 19. It aims to help healthcare professionals decide when sedation is the most clinically and cost effective option for reducing pain and anxiety during operations for children and young people.

  2. Palliative care for adults: strong opioids for pain relief (CG140)

    This guideline covers safe and effective prescribing of strong opioids for pain relief in adults with advanced and progressive disease. It aims to clarify the clinical pathway for prescribing and help to improve pain management and patient safety. Care during the last 2 to 3 days of life is covered by NICE's guideline on care of dying adults in the last days of life .

  3. Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm (NG124)

    This guideline covers specific aspects of respiratory support (for example, oxygen supplementation, assisted ventilation, treatment of some respiratory disorders, and aspects of monitoring) for preterm babies in hospital.

  4. Caesarean birth (NG192)

    This guideline covers when to offer and discuss caesarean birth, procedural aspects of the operation, and care after caesarean birth. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women and pregnant people who are thinking about having a caesarean birth or have had a caesarean birth in the past and are now pregnant again.

  5. 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.

  6. Moderate to severe acute post-operative pain: fentanyl transdermal system (ESNM77)

    This evidence summary was withdrawn in September 2017 as the medicine is no longer available.

  7. Intrapartum care (NG235)

    This guideline covers the care of women and their babies during labour and immediately after birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make informed choices about where to have their baby and about their care in labour. It also aims to reduce variation in aspects of care.

  8. The Epidrum for aiding access to the epidural space (MIB23)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on the Epidrum for aiding access to the epidural space

  9. Depth of anaesthesia monitors – Bispectral Index (BIS), E-Entropy and Narcotrend-Compact M (DG6)

    Evidence-based recommendations on 3 electroencephalography (EEG)-based depth of anaesthesia monitors for assessing a patient’s response to anaesthetic drugs during surgery. The monitors are Bispectral Index (BIS), E-Entrophy and Narcotrend-Compact M

  10. Abortion care (NG140)

    This guideline covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It aims to improve the organisation of services and make them easier for women to access. Detailed recommendations on conducting abortions at different gestational stages are also included, to ensure that women get the safest and most effective care possible.