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Showing 1 to 15 of 103 results for frailty

  1. Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset (NG16)

    This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life. The guideline aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy and active in later life.

  2. Multiple long-term conditions: frailty register (IND206)

    This indicator covers the practice can produce a register of people with moderate to severe frailty. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM185

  3. Diabetes: blood pressure (without moderate or severe frailty) (IND249)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with diabetes on the register, aged 79 years and under without moderate or severe frailty, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is less than 135/85 mmHg if using ambulatory or home monitoring, or less than 140/90 mmHg if measured in clinic. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM233

  4. Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management (NG56)

    This guideline covers optimising care for adults with multimorbidity (multiple long-term conditions) by reducing treatment burden (polypharmacy and multiple appointments) and unplanned care. It aims to improve quality of life by promoting shared decisions based on what is important to each person in terms of treatments, health priorities, lifestyle and goals. The guideline sets out which people are most likely to benefit from an approach to care that takes account of multimorbidity, how they can be identified and what the care involves.

  5. QTUG for assessing falls risk and frailty (MIB73)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on the Quantitative Timed Up and Go (QTUG)

  6. “Get up, Get Dressed” - Frailty Care on a Surgical Ward

    Improving recognition and understanding of frailty on a surgical ward can help to achieve a shorter length of stay and positive

  7. Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation (NG94)

    This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services.

  8. Kidney conditions: CKD and blood pressure when ACR less than 70 (IND235)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients on the CKD register and with an albumin to creatinine ratio (ACR) of less than 70 mg/mmol, without moderate or severe frailty, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is less than 135/85 mmHg if using ambulatory or home monitoring, or less than 140/90 mmHg if monitored in clinic. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM217

  9. Kidney conditions: CKD and blood pressure when ACR 70 or more (IND264)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients on the CKD register and with an albumin to creatinine ratio (ACR) of 70 mg/mmol or more, without moderate or severe frailty, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is less than 125/75 mmHg if using ambulatory or home monitoring, or less than 130/80 mmHg if monitored in clinic. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM248.

  10. End of life care for adults (QS13)

    This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided by health and social care staff in all settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  11. Diabetes: HbA1c 75 mmol/mol (IND180)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with diabetes with moderate or severe frailty, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 75 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM158

  12. Diabetes: HbA1c 58 mmol/mol (IND179)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with diabetes without moderate or severe frailty, on the register, in whom the last IFCC-HbA1c is 58 mmol/mol or less in the preceding 12 months. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM157

  13. Haematological cancers: improving outcomes (NG47)

    This guideline covers integrated diagnostic reporting for diagnosing haematological cancer in adults, young people and children. It also covers staffing, facilities (levels of care) and multidisciplinary teams needed for adults and young people. It aims to improve care for people with suspected or diagnosed cancer by promoting best practice on the organisation of haematological cancer services.

  14. Diabetes: blood pressure (without moderate or severe frailty) (IND236)

    This indicator has been updated and replaced by diabetes: blood pressure (without moderate or severe frailty) NICE indicator 249