All articles by NICE

  • Man with inhaler
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    NICE asthma guideline: diagnosis and monitoring

    2020-02-20T11:15:00Z

    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

    2020-02-13T15:18:00Z

    Overview This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of diverticular disease in people aged 18 years and over. It does not include on: investigation of suspected acute diverticulitis in secondary care management of abcessess, bowel perforations, anastomosis and bowel resection for people ...

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    Thyroid disease: assessment and management

    2020-01-31T10:10:00Z

    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

    2020-01-28T16:12:00Z

    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

    2020-01-20T00:00:00Z

    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

    2020-01-09T12:05:00Z

    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

    2019-12-20T15:36:00Z

    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

    2019-12-19T09:34:00Z

    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 ...

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    NICE CKS—constipation in adults

    2019-12-18T09:39:00Z

    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 ...

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    NICE CKS—warts and verrucae

    2019-12-17T09:29:00Z

    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 ...

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    NICE hyperparathyroidism guideline

    2019-11-26T11:42:00Z

    This Guidelines summary covers diagnostics, monitoring, care in pregnancy and advice for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

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    NICE fever in under 5s guideline

    2019-11-22T10:23:00Z

    A summary of the 2019 updated NICE guideline on fever in under 5s with a ‘traffic light’ approach to assessing risk, and features of specific diseases

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    NICE FH guideline

    2019-10-30T10:51:00Z

    Summary of NICE guidance on the identification and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia, which includes diagnostic criteria and when to refer.

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    NICE epilepsy guideline

    2019-10-30T00:00:00Z

    A brief, helpful summary of the diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults and children. Includes status epilepticus management, review, and referral.

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    NICE/PHE pneumonia: antimicrobial prescribing guideline

    2019-10-25T15:50:00Z

    This summary covers an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for patients with community-acquired pneumonia

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    NICE pneumonia guideline

    2019-10-25T15:41:00Z

    This summary covers diagnosis and management of pneumonia in adults, including assessment and treatment.

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    NICE/PHE cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing

    2019-10-22T11:05:00Z

    This summary covers an antimicrobial strategy for patients with cellulitis and erysipelas

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    NICE antibiotics for COPD exacerbations guideline

    2019-10-14T11:02:00Z

    This concise summary covers what to be aware of when considering antimicrobials for an acute exacerbation of COPD to avoid unnecessary prescribing.

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    NICE GORD in children guideline

    2019-10-10T00:00:00Z

    A useful NICE guideline summary on the recognition, diagnosis, and management of GORD in children and young people.

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    NICE hypertension guideline

    2019-10-01T13:38:00Z

    A brief guide on the diagnosis and management of hypertension, includes visual summaries on treatment and choice of antihypertensive drug.