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This guideline covers diagnosing and managing acute heart failure or possible acute heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the immediate care of someone who is acutely unwell as a result of heart failure.
This quality standard covers the care of adults (aged 18 and over) with suspected or confirmed acute heart failure. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.View quality statements for QS103
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- Quality statement 1: Single measurement of natriuretic peptide
- Quality statement 2: Transthoracic doppler 2D echocardiography
- Quality statement 3: Organisation of care – early specialist input
- Quality statement 4: Starting or continuing beta-blocker treatment
- Quality statement 5: Drug therapy
- Quality statement 6: Follow-up clinical assessment
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Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for acute heart failure in adults. This involves using an artificial lung to oxygenate the blood outside the body.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.
- To be confirmed Acute coronary syndromes - To be confirmed Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management -
This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. Statements cover adults with chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and adults with chronic heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, unless otherwise stated.View quality statements for QS9
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Sections for QS9
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- Quality statement 1: N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide measurement
- Quality statement 2: Specialist assessment
- Quality statement 3: Medication for chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
- Quality statement 4: Review after changes in medication
- Quality statement 5: Review of people with chronic heart failure
- Quality statement 6: Cardiac rehabilitation
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This guideline covers the early and longer-term (rehabilitation) management of acute coronary syndromes. These include ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina. The guideline aims to improve survival and quality of life for people who have a heart attack or unstable angina.
This guideline covers preventing, detecting and managing acute kidney injury in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve assessment and detection by non-specialists, and specifies when people should be referred to specialist services. This will improve early recognition and treatment, and reduce the risk of complications in people with acute kidney injury.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It includes guidance on providing the best care and treatment for people with atrial fibrillation, including assessing and managing risks of stroke and bleeding.
Sussex Academic Health Science Network KSS AHSN Enhancing Quality EQ Heart Failure programme was established in 2010 and...
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
Find out more about the progress made in implementing NICE guidance on diagnostic pathology
This guideline covers the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis for all populations. The guideline committee identified that the key issues to be included were: recognition and early assessment, diagnostic and prognostic value of blood markers for sepsis, initial treatment, escalating care, identifying the source of infection, early monitoring, information and support for patients and carers, and training and education.
Recommendation ID CG187/02 Question Thiazide In people with acute heart failure and persistent congestion does the addition of a...
Question Intra aortic balloon counter‑pulsation In people with acute heart failure and hypoperfusion syndrome is the use of intra‑aortic...