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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.
Evidence-based recommendations on HumiGard for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia.
This guideline covers preventing and managing inadvertent hypothermia in people aged 18 and over having surgery. It offers advice on assessing patients’ risk of hypothermia, measuring and monitoring temperature, and devices for keeping patients warm before, during and after surgery.
Awaiting development [GID-QS10094] Expected publication date: TBC
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Bair Hugger for measuring core temperature during perioperative care .
This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.
Evidence-based recommendations on MiraQ for assessing graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing abdominal aortic aneurysms. It aims to improve care by helping people who are at risk to get tested, specifying how often to monitor asymptomatic aneurysms, and identifying when aneurysm repair is needed and which procedure will work best.
This quality standard covers care for adults before, during and after primary elective hip, knee or shoulder joint replacement. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover joint replacement as treatment for primary or secondary cancer affecting the bones.View quality statements for QS206
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- Quality statement 1: Preoperative rehabilitation advice for hip and knee replacement
- Statement 2: Choice between partial and total knee replacement
- Statement 3: Tranexamic acid during hip and knee replacement
- Quality statement 4: Preventing implant selection errors
- Statement 5: Postoperative rehabilitation
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This quality standard covers preventing and treating surgical site infections. It covers adults, young people and children having a surgical procedure that involves a cut to the skin in all healthcare settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.View quality statements for QS49
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Sections for QS49
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- Quality statement 1: Personal preparation for surgery
- Quality statement 2: Antibiotic prophylaxis
- Quality statement 3: Patient temperature
- Quality statement 4: Intraoperative staff practices
- Quality statement 5: Information and advice on wound care
- Quality statement 6: Treatment of surgical site infection
- Quality statement 7: Surveillance
Evidence-based recommendations on using dual-chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome or atrioventricular block.
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea .
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. It aims to improve outcomes for patients by ensuring that the most effective tests and treatments are used, and that people have access to suitable palliative care and follow-up.
cost-effective strategy, as identified by a consensus survey, for the perioperative management of anticoagulation treatment in people...
laparoscopic or open surgery alongside general measures to reduce the risk of perioperative hypothermia (described in section 2.5)....