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Showing 1 to 15 of 32 results for neuropathic pain

  1. 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.

  2. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (TA159)

    Evidence-based recommendations on spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin in adults.

  3. Senza spinal cord stimulation system for delivering HF10 therapy to treat chronic neuropathic pain (MTG41)

    Evidence-based recommendations on the Senza spinal cord stimulation system for delivering HF10 therapy to treat chronic neuropathic pain.

  4. Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NG41)

    This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease. It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

  5. Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for refractory neuropathic pain (IPG450)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for refractory neuropathic pain. This involves inserting electrode needles underneath the skin connected to a stimulator device.

  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. Transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for neuropathic pain (IPG632)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for neuropathic pain in adults. This involves delivering focused ultrasound to a small part of the brain (in the thalamus) responsible for transmitting pain signals to destroy it.

  8. Evoke Spinal Cord Stimulator for managing chronic neuropathic or ischaemic pain (MIB238)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Evoke Spinal Cord Stimulator for managing chronic neuropathic or ischaemic pain .

  9. Myeloma: diagnosis and management (NG35)

    This guideline covers the diagnosing and managing of myeloma (including smouldering myeloma and primary plasma cell leukaemia) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to improve care for people with myeloma by promoting the most effective tests and treatments for myeloma and its complications.

  10. Pancreatitis (NG104)

    This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people have the right treatment and follow-up, and get timely information and support after diagnosis.

  11. Endometriosis: diagnosis and management (NG73)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis. It aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of endometriosis, and to provide clear advice on what action to take when women and people with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.

  12. Cannabis-based medicinal products (NG144)

    This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

  13. Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: assessment of all chronic pain and management of chronic primary pain (NG193)

    This guideline covers assessing all chronic pain (chronic primary pain, chronic secondary pain, or both) and managing chronic primary pain in people aged 16 years and over. Chronic primary pain is pain with no clear underlying cause, or pain (or its impact) that is out of proportion to any observable injury or disease.

  14. Head and neck cancer (QS146)

    This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing head and neck cancer, including cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  15. Spinal metastases and metastatic spinal cord compression (NG234)

    This guideline covers recognition, referral, investigation and management of spinal metastases and metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC). It is also relevant for direct malignant infiltration of the spine and associated cord compression. It aims to improve early diagnosis and treatment to prevent neurological injury and improve prognosis.