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Educational Resources
This section includes resources developed by Guidelines and Guidelines in Practice. Checklists, formulary decision guides, SMC cards, supplements and TA cards can be downloaded as PDFs. There are also eLearning modules and webinars available to view.


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Cardiovascular  
 
 
 
Simvastatin 20 mg/5ml and 40mg/5ml oral suspension
Formulary decision guide
July 2015
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Warfarin sodium 1 mg/1 ml oral suspension
Formulary decision guide
April 2014
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
 
 
Ramipril 2.5 mg/5 ml oral solution
Formulary decision guide
April 2014
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Guidance on the management of patients who are prescribed warfarin
Algorithm
September 2015
Funded by Roche Diagnostics Ltd.


 
 
CoaguChek® training manual (for healthcare professionals)
Other
July 2016
Provided by Roche Diagnostics Ltd


 
 
CoaguChek® Patient self-monitoring support pack
Other
July 2016
Provided by Roche Diagnostics Ltd


 
 
Amlodipine 1 mg/ml and 2 mg/ml oral solution
Formulary decision guide
July 2015
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Central Nervous System  
 
The importance of physical health in schizophrenia and the potential role of lurasidone▼
Supplement
June 2016
Commissioned by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd.


 
 
Gabapentin 50 mg/ml oral solution
Formulary decision guide
April 2014
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Formulary decision guide: Perizam™ (clobazam) 1 mg/ml and 2 mg/ml oral suspension
Formulary decision guide
January 2017
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


eLearning module  
 
Maintaining high-quality anticoagulation and the use of self-monitoring
eLearning module
July 2015
This eLearning module has been funded by Roche Diagnostics Ltd and developed in partnership with Guidelines.co.uk.


Endocrine  
 
Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat  
 
Dexamethasone 2 mg/5 ml oral solution (Dexsol®)
Formulary decision guide
April 2014
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Guideline for the identification and management of swallowing difficulties in adults with learning disability
Working party guideline
February 2014
The development of this working party guideline has been supported by a grant from Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Guideline on the medication management of adults with swallowing difficulties
Working party guideline
September 2015
The development of this working party guideline has been supported by a grant from Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd


Gastrointestinal  
 
Best practice guidance on the managed introduction of biosimilar infliximab within the NHS
Supplement
June 2016
Funded by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited.


 
 
Management of hepatic encephalopathy in primary care
Algorithm
November 2016
Commissioned by Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited.


 
 
Implementing the NICE quality standard for constipation in children and young people
Checklist
May 2016
Funded by Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited.


 
 
Budesonide 9 mg prolonged release tablet (Cortiment®) SMC No. (1093/15)
SMC card
January 2017
Commissioned by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd


 
 
Management of overt hepatic encephalopathy: a focus on rifaximin-α and NICE TA337
Supplement
December 2016
This Guidelines supplement has been commissioned by Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited. See inside front cover for full disclaimer. Prescribing information can be found on the outside back cover.


General  
 
Implementing the consensus guidelines on the medication management of adults with swallowing difficulties
Checklist
February 2013
The production and printing of this checklist has been funded by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals


 
 
Making medicines safer for children—guidance for the use of unlicensed medicines in paediatric patients
Working party guideline
May 2016
The development of this working party guideline has been supported by a grant from Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Implementing improvements in smoking cessation at a practice level
Supplement
October 2016
Commissioned by Johnson & Johnson Limited.


Guidance update eLearning module  
 
NICE asthma quality standard
Guidance update eLearning module
May 2014
This Guidance Update will be of use to all primary healthcare professionals who see patients with asthma.


Musculoskeletal & Joints  
 
 
 
Alendronic acid 70 mg/100 ml oral solution
Formulary decision guide
August 2016
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


 
 
Methotrexate 2 mg/ml oral solution
Formulary decision guide
November 2015
Commissioned by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Nutrition  
 
Formulary decision guide: Desunin® 800 IU and 4000 IU tablets (colecalciferol 800 IU and 4000 IU [vitamin D3])
Formulary decision guide
August 2016
Commissioned by Meda Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Product update eLearning module  
 
Qvar® Easi-Breathe®
Product update eLearning module
April 2016
Click here to view a Product Update presentation on Qvar® Easi-Breathe®


Respiratory  
 
DuoResp Spiromax® (budesonide & formoterol) dry powder inhaler
Formulary decision guide
September 2016
Commissioned by Teva UK Limited.


 
 
The impact and outcomes of a COPD model care pathway
Guidance Update supplement
November 2016
Commissioned by Astra Zeneca


 
 
 
 
BTS/SIGN 2016 update to British guideline on the management of asthma
Video
November 2016
The development of this Guidelines video has been supported by an educational grant from Chiesi Ltd.


 
 
Practical considerations when stepping down treatment in asthma: a round-table discussion
Round-table discussion
June 2016
Commissioned by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited.


 
 
Formulary decision guide: Aerivio® Spiromax® (salmeterol and fluticasone) dry powder inhaler
Formulary decision guide
March 2017
Commissioned by Teva UK Limited.


 
 
Formulary decision guide: Braltus® (tiotropium bromide) inhalation powder
Formulary decision guide
February 2017
Commissioned by Teva UK Limited.


 
 
Formulary decision guide: Qvar® (HFA beclometasone dipropionate)
Formulary decision guide
August 2016
Commissioned by Teva UK Limited.


 
 
Implementing the Primary Care Dermatology Society rosacea treatment pathway
Checklist
December 2016
Funded by Galderma UK Ltd.


COPD diagnosis, management and prevention
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Choosing an appropriate inhaler device for the treatment of adults with asthma or COPD
Development Group: Usmani, Capstick, Chowhan, & Scullion.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Usmani O et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.

Summary of the management of asthma in children (from the British guideline on the management of asthma)
The British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Summary of the management of asthma in adults (from the British guideline on the management of asthma)
The British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Appropriate choice of long-acting reversible contraception in primary care
Development group: Connolly, Mansour, Raine & Siddiqi.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Connolly A et al with the support of a grant from Bayer.

Choosing an appropriate inhaler device for the treatment of adults with asthma or COPD
Development Group: Usmani, Capstick, Chowhan, & Scullion.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Usmani O et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.

COPD diagnosis, management and prevention
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence



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