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    SIGN guideline on bacterial UTIs in women

    2020-11-16T13:42:00Z

    This guidance provides advice on the managment of suspected bacterial lower urinary tract infection in adult women

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    SIGN osteoporosis guideline

    2020-08-24T08:00:00Z

    A brief summary of SIGN's guideline on management of osteoporosis and prevention of fragility fractures, including risk factors and a treatment algorithm.

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    SIGN delirium guideline

    2020-03-26T12:15:00Z

    Overview This guideline summary provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment, and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium. The guideline excludes delirium secondary solely to alcohol and illicit substance use. ...

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    SIGN chronic pain guideline

    2019-10-07T08:16:00Z

    This easy-to-read summary of SIGN's guideline describes pharmacological, psychological, and alternative approaches to the management of chronic pain.

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    SIGN cardiac arrhythmias guideline

    2019-04-16T12:00:00Z

    Read the latest recommendations on the management of atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias in acute coronary syndrome, coronary heart disease, and left-ventricular dysfunction as well as arrhythmias associated with cardiac arrest and coronary artery bypass graft.

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    SIGN FASD guideline

    2019-04-16T11:59:00Z

    Failure to recognise prenatal alcohol exposure as a possible cause of behavioural difficulties may contribute to adverse outcomes for the child.

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    SIGN stable angina guideline

    2018-06-15T10:18:00Z

    This summary includes management algorithms for patients with suspected angina, and patients with a definite diagnosis of stable angina.

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    SIGN migraine guideline

    2018-03-12T16:37:00Z

    This Guidelines summary covers the pharmacological options for migraines, medication overuse headache, preventative treatment, and a treatment pathway

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    SIGN type 2 diabetes guideline

    2018-01-16T11:53:00Z

    This summary provides key recommendations on lifestyle management, treatment options, diabetic CVD, and CKD. Includes a useful treatment algorithm

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    SIGN CVD guideline

    2017-08-15T08:38:00Z

    This summary covers estimation of cardiovascular event risk, lifestyle interventions, and pharmacological therapy.

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    SIGN autism guideline

    2016-07-15T00:00:00Z

    A concise summary of SIGN's guideline on autism, which covers non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions, and service provision.

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    SIGN sore throat guideline

    2016-05-08T00:00:00Z

    This summarises SIGN's guideline on the diagnosis and management of sore throat, and indications for tonsillectomy.

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    SIGN stroke and dysphagia guideline

    2016-05-05T00:00:00Z

    This summarises SIGN's guideline on the identification and management of dysphagia in stroke patients.

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    SIGN chronic heart failure guideline

    2016-03-14T00:00:00Z

    This summary covers diagnosis, lifestyle, and pharmacological interventions, and includes a diagnostic algorithm for suspected chronic heart failure.

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    SIGN glaucoma guideline

    2015-05-15T00:00:00Z

    This up-to-date summary of SIGN guidance advises on primary care assessment of suspected glaucoma, criteria for referral, and discharge and monitoring.

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    SIGN eczema guideline

    2014-12-09T00:00:00Z

    An easy-to-read summary of SIGN's guideline on the management of atopic eczema in primary care. Includes information on dietary interventions and referral.

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    SIGN schizophrenia guideline

    2014-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Easy-to-read summary of SIGN's guideline on the management of schizophrenia. Includes pharmacological and psychological intervention, and perinatal issues.

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    SIGN antithrombotics guideline

    2014-11-06T00:00:00Z

    A clear SIGN guideline summary exploring antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents and indications for their use, including cardiac and cerebrovascular disease.