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  1. Child maltreatment: when to suspect maltreatment in under 18s (CG89)

    This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children and young people aged under 18 years. It aims to raise awareness and help health professionals who are not child protection specialists to identify the features of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and fabricated or induced illness.

  2. Xpert Carba-R to identify people carrying carbapenemase-producing organisms (MIB52)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on the Xpert Carba-R to identify people carrying carbapenemase-producing organisms

  3. Clostridium difficile infection: risk with broad-spectrum antibiotics (ESMPB1)

    Summary of the evidence on the risk of using broad-specturm antibiotics associated with clostridium difficile infection

  4. Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management (CG102)

    This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (blood poisoning) in babies, children and young people under 16. It aims to reduce deaths and disability by promoting early recognition of symptoms and timely effective management.

  5. The adoption of The Sherlock 3CG Tip Confirmation System for placement of peripherally inserted central catheters, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

    Refreshing and rebranding the existing IV team and separating the infection control and vascular access functions trial the Sherlock 3CG...

  6. Cerebral palsy in under 25s: assessment and management (NG62)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.

  7. eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (MIB94)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms .

  8. Hepatitis B (QS65)

    This quality standard covers testing, diagnosing and managing hepatitis B in adults, young people and children (from birth). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  9. Successful implementation of NICE guidance and quality standard for prevention and treatment of surgical site infection

    Surgical site infection (SSI) present complex challenges for surgical patients. Surgical Site Infection Surveillance...

  10. Donor milk banks: service operation (CG93)

    This guideline covers how donor milk banks should recruit, screen and support women who donate breast milk. It also covers how milk banks should handle and process the breast milk they receive from donors. It aims to improve the safety of donor milk and operation of donor milk services.

  11. Interim process and methods for developing rapid guidelines on COVID-19 (PMG35)

    This information sets out the process and methods used to develop rapid guidelines on COVID-19.

  12. Biopatch for venous or arterial catheter sites (MIB117)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Biopatch for venous or arterial catheter sites .

  13. Urinary tract infections in adults (QS90)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infections in adults aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  14. Improving pre-meal patient hand hygiene compliance; A quality improvement collaborative.

    undertaken supporting both the National agenda to reduce Gram negative infections and safeguard patients from avoidable harm. This work...

  15. 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.