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This quality standard covers managing acute painful episodes of sickle cell disease in hospital. It includes pain relief and care for children, young people and adults, from presentation in hospital until discharge. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.View quality statements for QS58
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Sections for QS58
- Quality statements
- Quality statement 1: Timely assessment and analgesia
- Quality statement 2: Regular assessment of pain relief
- Quality statement 3: Strong opioids and monitoring
- Quality statement 4: Acute complications
- Quality statement 5: Protocols and specialist support
- Quality statement 6: Discharge information
- Update information
This guideline covers managing acute painful sickle cell episodes in children, young people and adults who present at hospital, from presentation until when they are discharged. It aims to reduce variation in how acute episodes are managed in hospital, focusing on effective, prompt and safe pain relief.
Evidence-based recommendations on crizanlizumab for preventing sickle cell crises in people aged 16 or over with sickle cell disease.
Evidence-based recommendations on Spectra Optia for automated red blood cell exchange in people with sickle cell disease.
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.
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.
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 assessing, diagnosing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system. It aims to improve mental health and wellbeing in this population by establishing principles for assessment and management, and promoting more coordinated care planning and service organisation across the criminal justice system.
This guideline covers managing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men over 18. It aims to improve the quality of life for men with LUTS by recommending which assessments they should receive, and when conservative management, drug treatment and surgery can help.
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.
Summary of the evidence on rituximab for treating autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Smart One for measuring lung function .
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.View recommendations for NG235
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- Recommendations for research
- Rationale and impact
- Appendix A: Adverse outcomes for different places of birth
- Appendix B: Outcomes for different places of birth – by BMI at booking
- Appendix C: Outcomes for intravenous remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) compared with intramuscular pethidine
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.
NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on CytoSorb for reducing risk of bleeding during cardiac surgery .