This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.
Evidence-based recommendations on inserting a sinus tarsi implant to treat mobile flatfoot
Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart.
Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on lead-I ECG devices for detecting symptomatic atrial fibrillation using single time point testing in primary care
This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve ways of finding people who have TB in the community and recommends that everyone under 65 with latent TB should be treated. It describes how TB services should be organised, including the role of the TB control board.
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.
In development [GID-NG10101] Expected publication date: 05 August 2020
Everything NICE has said on musculoskeletal conditions in an interactive flowchart
This quality standard covers reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults who are in hospital. VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. It covers people admitted as inpatients and those admitted to a hospital bed as day-case patients, including women who are pregnant and women after childbirth. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Advice on the GDm-Health app to remotely monitor blood glucose in people with gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG (Kardia Mobile) app for detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on macular translocation with 360° retinotomy for treating wet (exudative) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in an interactive flowchart
Everything NICE has said on improving outdoor air quality to prevent ill health in an interactive flowchart
Advice on the use of the OraQuick HCV point-of-care test for rapid detection of hepatitis C virus antibodies to aid local decision-making
Terms and conditions for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Terms and conditions for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Evidence-based recommendations on prosthetic intervertebral disc replacement in the lumbar spine (replacing worn discs in the lower spine with artificial discs)
Advice on the use of the Sleepio health app to help adults with poor sleep improve sleep through cognitive behavioural therapy, to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of VitalPAC for assessing vital signs of patients in hospital to aid local decision-making
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services provide evidence-based psychological therapies to people with anxiety disorders and depression.
This guideline covers road-traffic-related air pollution and its links to ill health. It aims to improve air quality and so prevent a range of health conditions and deaths.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) which is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) (or encephalopathy). It aims to improve the quality of life for people with CFS/ME by setting out the care and treatment options that should be available for them.
Advice on the use of Smartinhaler for monitoring the activation of asthma inhalers to aid local decision-making
Process manual for the endorsement of guidance and quality standard support resources
This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive lifestyle-change programme to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The recommendations in this guideline can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme.
This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be encouraged to have the vaccination.
Advice on the use of FreeStyle Libre for monitoring glucose levels in diabetes to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (using CT or cone-beam CT imaging) to aid local decision-making
Everything NICE has said on influenza in an interactive flowchart
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Advice on the use of the LATITUDE NXT Patient Management System for monitoring cardiac devices to aid local decision-making
This guideline covers the transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care homes for adults with social care needs. It aims to improve people's experience of admission to, and discharge from, hospital by better coordination of health and social care services.
NICE social care quick guide - building independence through planning for transition.
Advice on the use of the Mersey Burns app for calculating fluid resuscitation when managing burns to aid local decision-making
Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing, treating and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in adults in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by maintaining their comfort and dignity. The guideline covers how to manage common symptoms without causing unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.
Advice on SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention to aid local decision making
This guideline covers the period before, during and after a young person moves from children's to adults' services. It aims to help young people and their carers have a better experience of transition by improving the way it’s planned and carried out. It covers both health and social care.
This guideline covers strategies, regulation, enforcement, surveillance and workforce development in relation to preventing unintentional injuries in the home, on the road and during outdoor play and leisure.
Advice on the use of the ChatHealth app for anonymous and confidential communication between patients and healthcare professionals in school nursing services
This guideline covers anti-smoking mass-media campaigns, for example, on TV, in newspapers and online. It also covers measures to prevent tobacco being sold to children and young people. The aim is to help prevent children and young people from taking up smoking.
This guideline covers general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluids for children and young people under 16 years, including assessing fluid and electrolyte status and prescribing IV fluid therapy. It applies to a range of conditions and different settings. It does not include recommendations relating to specific conditions. This guideline represents a major opportunity to improve patient safety for children and young people having IV fluid therapy in hospital.
This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.
This guideline covers increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people aged under 19 years in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low. It aims to improve access to immunisation services and increase timely immunisation of children and young people. It also aims to ensure babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B are immunised.
This guideline covers contraceptive services for under-25s. It aims to ensure all under-25s are given advice and information on all types of contraception. This includes additional tailored support to meet the particular needs and choices of those who are socially disadvantaged or who may find it difficult to use these services.
This guideline covers assessing and treating bedwetting in people aged under 19. It aims to reduce bedwetting and the distress this causes by explaining what to ask in an assessment, what advice to provide, and which treatments are effective.
Everything NICE has said on needle and syringe programmes for adults and young people who inject drugs in an interactive flowchart
Advice on the use of point-of-care and home faecal calprotectin tests for monitoring treatment response in inflammatory bowel disease