SIGN

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) develops evidence based clinical practice guidelines for the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland.

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    SIGN chronic pain guideline

    2019-10-07T08:16:00

    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

    2019-04-16T12:00:00

    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

    2019-04-16T11:59:00

    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

    2018-06-15T10:18:00

    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

    2018-03-12T16:37:00

    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

    2018-01-16T11:53:00

    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

    2017-08-15T08:38:00

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

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    SIGN cutaneous melanoma guideline

    2017-03-01T09:18:00

    Easy-to-read summary of SIGN’s guideline on the management of cutaneous melanoma in primary care.

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    SIGN autism guideline

    2016-07-15T00:00:00

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

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    SIGN chronic heart failure guideline

    2016-03-14T00:00:00

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

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    SIGN epilepsy guideline

    2015-05-19T00:00:00

    An up-to-date guideline summary of the diagnosis and management of epilepsy. Includes status epilepticus, AEDs and approach to some specific patient groups.

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    SIGN glaucoma guideline

    2015-05-15T00:00:00

    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 suspected UTI in adults guideline

    2015-04-27T00:00:00

    A brief summary of SIGN's guideline on the management of suspected bacterial UTI in adult men and women, pregnant women, and people with catheters.

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    SIGN osteoporosis guideline

    2015-04-14T00:00:00

    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 eczema guideline

    2014-12-09T00:00:00

    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

    2014-12-08T00:00:00

    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

    2014-11-06T00:00:00

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