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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

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    COVID-19 rapid guideline: dialysis service delivery

    2020-04-06T15:10:00

    This Guidelines summary covers the provision of care for patients requiring dialysis in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak

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    COVID-19 rapid guideline: delivery of systemic anticancer treatments

    2020-04-06T11:53:00

    This guideline aims to maximise the safety of patients with cancer and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to match the capacity for cancer treatment to patient needs if services become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic

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    NICE CKS candida—female genital

    2020-04-02T14:04:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. Please refer to the full guideline for the complete set of recommendations.

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    NICE CKS—cow’s milk allergy in children

    2020-04-02T13:48:00

    Be aware that the clinical features of cow’s milk allergy are variable in type and severity and can overlap with other common conditions, so clinical judgement is needed when interpreting symptoms.

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    NICE impetigo guideline

    2020-03-27T12:27:00

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, and children aged 72 hours and over with impetigo. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

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    NICE CKS—diarrhoea

    2020-03-26T10:04:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. For community pharmacists, the referral section implies primary care referral prior to secondary care referral. Please see the full guideline for the complete set ...

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    NICE CKS allergic rhinitis

    2020-03-20T12:15:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. Please refer to the full guideline for the complete set of recommendations.

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    NICE CKS—earwax

    2020-03-02T11:44:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. Areas covered include: diagnosis, management, and referral. Please refer to the full guideline for the complete set of recommendations.

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    NICE Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing guideline

    2020-02-27T14:13:00

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults with leg ulcer infection. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

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    NICE Acute kidney injury guideline

    2020-02-27T13:03:00

    For information on assessing risk factors in adults having iodine-based contrast media or surgery, ongoing assessment of the condition of people in hospital, and preventing acute kidney injury in adults having iodine-based contrast media, see the full guideline.

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    NICE asthma guideline: diagnosis and monitoring

    2020-02-20T11:15:00

    A concise summary on the initial assessment, diagnosis, and monitoring of asthma in adults, young people, and children. Includes assessment algorithms.

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    Diverticular disease: diagnosis and management

    2020-02-13T15:18:00

    This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of diverticular disease in people aged 18 years and over. It does not include on:

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    Thyroid disease: assessment and management

    2020-01-31T10:10:00

    This Guidelines summary covers investigating all suspected thyroid disease and managing primary thyroid disease (related to the thyroid rather than the pituitary gland).

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    NICE ADHD guideline

    2020-01-28T16:12:00

    The updated summary covers key points on identification and treatment of ADHD, management, supporting families and carers, and appropriate medication.

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    NICE TB guideline

    2020-01-20T00:00:00

    This Guidelines summary focuses on the prevention of tuberculosis and covers topics including raising and sustaining awareness of TB, and BCG vaccination.

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    Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management

    2020-01-09T12:05:00

    This summary covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

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    NICE—cannabis-based medicinal products

    2019-12-20T15:36:00

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

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    NICE CKS—head lice

    2019-12-19T09:34:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. Areas covered include: treatment and management, advantages and disadvantages of treatment options, information and advice for those with the condition. Please refer to the ...

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    NICE CKS—constipation in adults

    2019-12-18T09:39:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title, it therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting, and is deliberately concise. Areas covered in the summary include: advice for those with the condition, management (short-duration and chronic), secondary causes of the ...

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    NICE CKS—warts and verrucae

    2019-12-17T09:29:00

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. Areas covered include: an overview of the condition, differential diagnoses, advice for those with the condition, and treatment. Please refer to the full guideline ...

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