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Neuroblastoma Treatment (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood neuroblastoma.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: August 29, 2014

Spasticity in Children and Young People with Non-Progressive Brain Disorders: Management of Spasticity and Co-Existing Motor Disorders and Their Early Musculoskeletal Complications

This guideline covers the management of spasticity and co-existing motor disorders and their early musculoskeletal complications in children and young people (from birth up to their 19th birthday) with non-progressive brain disorders.

NICE Clinical Guidelines - National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).

Version: July 2012
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Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) for Acute Respiratory Failure [Internet]

Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV) is a form of mechanical ventilatory support delivered to patients with acute respiratory failure through a noninvasive interface. In patients with a range of etiologies for acute respiratory failure, NPPV has the potential to reduce complications and improve outcomes compared to invasive ventilation.

Comparative Effectiveness Reviews - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US).

Version: July 2012
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Adults in Primary and Secondary Care [Internet]

This guideline offers best practice advice on the identification and care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It aims to define the symptoms, signs and investigations required to establish a diagnosis of COPD. It also aims to define the factors that are necessary to assess its severity, provide prognostic information and guide best management. It gives guidance on the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of patients with stable COPD, and on the management of exacerbations. The interface with surgery and intensive therapy units (ITU) are also discussed.

NICE Clinical Guidelines - National Clinical Guideline Centre (UK).

Version: June 2010
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Transient Loss of Consciousness (‘Blackouts’) Management in Adults and Young People [Internet]

There are a number of existing guidelines, for epilepsy, falls and cardiac arrhythmias; which all relate to transient loss of consciousness (TLoC), but there is no guideline which addresses the initial assessment and management of patients who blackout. As such patients may come under the care of a range of clinicians, the lack of a clear pathway contributes to their misdiagnosis, and inappropriate treatment.

NICE Clinical Guidelines - National Clinical Guideline Centre for Acute and Chronic Conditions (UK).

Version: August 2010
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EOS 2D/3D X-ray Imaging System: A Systematic Review and Economic Evaluation

EOS is a biplane X-ray imaging system manufactured by EOS Imaging (formerly Biospace Med, Paris, France). It uses slot-scanning technology to produce a high-quality image with less irradiation than standard imaging techniques.

Health Technology Assessment - NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (UK).

Version: March 2012
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Genetics of Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Neoplasias (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

Expert-reviewed information summary about the genetics of endocrine and neuroendocrine neoplasias. This summary contains information about the MEN1 gene, the RET gene, genetic testing, and clinical interventions. Psychosocial issues associated with genetic testing and counseling of individuals who may have a hereditary medullary thyroid cancer syndrome are also discussed.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: November 6, 2014

Autism: Recognition, Referral and Diagnosis of Children and Young People on the Autism Spectrum

This guideline covers the recognition, referral and diagnosis of autism in children and young people from birth up to 19 years.

NICE Clinical Guidelines - National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (UK).

Version: September 2011
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