Clinical update

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Updated NICE guidance on dementia care

First update in a decade says staff working with people who have dementia need extra training

Urine analysis

Identifying and treating urinary tract infections: new NICE guidelines

Recommendations on diagnosing and managing UTIs

Lyme disease

Identifying and treating Lyme disease: new NICE guidelines

Caused by bites from infected ticks, Lyme disease requires prompt treatment to avoid...

Dignity in healthcare for people with learning disabilities

The RCN’s latest edition of its guidance Dignity in Health Care for People with Learning...

NICE standards on end of life care for children

Six new standards on end of life care for children with a life-limiting or life-threatening...

Asthma

NICE guidance on asthma diagnosis and management

New tests to help diagnose asthma and a change in how to offer medicines are recommended in...

New recommendations on acute non-invasive ventilation

National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death calls for major improvements...

Pain management in children

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has updated its guidance on managing pain in...

NICE guidance on intermediate care and reablement

NICE has issued new guidelines on intermediate care, including reablement, and how to...

Clinical update: Preterm babies

Guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence aims to improve early...

NICE guidance on diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis

NICE has published new guidance on cystic fibrosis, a progressive and incurable condition...

Kidney cancer

Read our update on kidney cancer, which is the seventh most common cancer in the UK and is...

Cerebral palsy

Read our summary of the latest update on cerebral palsy guidance issued by the National...

Recognise and respond to child abuse and neglect

Read our summary of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance to help...

Parkinson’s disease

Updated guidance from NICE on the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease includes...

Updated guidance on termination of pregnancy

The RCN has published updated evidence-based guidance on termination of pregnancy.

Delirium

Read our clinical update on an RCN campaign to help nurses spot the signs of delirium.

Endometriosis

Read our clinical update on a new online endometriosis resource for patients, their partners...

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