Clinical

An integrated approach to asthma services is vital, says NICE in new quality standard

NICE has published a new quality standard on the diagnosis and treatment of asthma in adults, young people and children aged 12 months and older. Read the quality standard

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Updated NICE guidelines revise treatment recommendations for people with fertility problems

People who are experiencing fertility problems should be able to get the most appropriate and effective medical treatment earlier following new updated guidelines published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Read the guidelines

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NICE consults on preliminary recommendations for a new treatment for enlarged spleen in adults with myelofibrosis

NICE has issued new draft guidance not recommending ruxolitinib (Jakavi, Novartis), for the treatment of disease-related splenomegaly (enlarged spleen) or symptoms in adults with primary myelofibrosis, or myelofibrosis secondary to polycythaemia vera or essential thrombocythaemia. Read the guidance

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New Evidence Updates from NICE

The following evidence updates have been published by NICE: Alcohol use disorders: harmful drinking and alcohol dependence – January 2013 Strategies to prevent unintentional injuries among children and young people aged under 15 – February 2013 Hyperglycaemia in acute coronary … Read more → – New Evidence Updates from NICE

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Consensus Statement on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

The Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Trust’s Medical and Healthcare Professionals Forum has published the Consensus Statement on FASD. Read the report

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