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  1. Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (NG220)

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

  2. Perioperative care in adults (NG180)

    This guideline covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) having elective or emergency surgery, including dental surgery. It covers all phases of perioperative care, from the time people are booked for surgery until they are discharged afterward. The guideline includes recommendations on preparing for surgery, keeping people safe during surgery and pain relief during recovery.

  3. 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.

  4. Motor neurone disease: assessment and management (NG42)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.

  5. 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 for infants, children and young people (aged 0 to 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.

  6. 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.

  7. What is the most clinically and cost-effective timing and dose of a single administration of gabapentin to relieve pain in people undergoing surgery whose pain is expected to be moderate to severe?

    clinically and cost-effective timing and dose of a single administration of gabapentin to relieve pain in people undergoing surgery...

  8. Difelikefalin for treating pruritus in people having haemodialysis (TA890)

    Evidence-based recommendations on difelikefalin (Kapruvia) for pruritus in adults with chronic kidney disease having haemodialysis.

  9. Epilepsies in children, young people and adults (NG217)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing epilepsy in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care, and referral to tertiary services. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for different seizure types and epilepsy syndromes, and reduce the risks for people with epilepsy.

  10. Restless legs syndrome: Oxycodone/naloxone prolonged release (ESNM67)

    Summary of the evidence on oxycodone/naloxone prolonged release for treating restless leg syndrome (RLS) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

  11. Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management (CG150)

    This guideline covers advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults. It aims to improve the recognition and management of headaches, with more targeted treatment to improve the quality of life for people with headaches, and to reduce unnecessary investigations.

  12. Topiramate to prevent recurrent cluster headache:- Is topiramate a clinically and cost effective prophylactic treatment for recurrent cluster headache?

    numerous agents including verapamil, topiramate, lithium, methysergide and gabapentin are used in routine clinical practice, this is...

  13. Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy (MIB119)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy .

  14. Medicines Optimisation for Neuropathic Pain

    2013. NICE recommends offering a choice of amitriptyline, duloxetine, gabapentin or pregabalin as initial treatment for neuropathic...

  15. What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of opioids for the management of acute sciatica?

    knowledge of the potential longer-term harms, and the reclassification of gabapentin and pregabalin as Schedule 3 controlled drugs...