NICE guidance – updates

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Guidance by topic: the following guidance topics matching your health area preferences have been published or updated


NICE guidance for July 2013

Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Ambu aScope2 for use in unexpected difficult airways

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Bipolar disorder (children) – aripiprazole

BMI and waist circumference – black, Asian and minority ethnic groups

Hypertension in pregnancy

Insertion of customised exposed titanium implants, without soft tissue cover, for complex orofacial reconstruction

Macular degeneration (wet age-related) – aflibercept (1st line)

Mechanical clot retrieval for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke

Myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation

Postnatal care

Selective internal radiation therapy for primary cholangiocarcinoma

Selective internal radiation therapy for primary hepatocellular carcinoma

Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement for aortic stenosis

Thrombocytopenic purpura – eltrombopag

Urinary tract infection in infants, children and young people under 16

Varicose veins in the legs

Vision Amniotic Leak Detector to assess unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy