Clinical guidelines for major incidents and mass casualty events – NHS England

This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during

Surgical Care Practitioners: Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Employers

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first trusts to recruit surgical care practitioners (SCPs) within England. This case study explores how the trust has successfully integrated SCPs within its orthopaedics department and developed the role,

Burosumab for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia in children and young people: Highly specialised technologies guidance [HST8] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on burosumab (Crysvita) for X‑linked hypophosphataemia in children and young people. Burosumab is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, for treating X‑linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) with radiographic evidence of bone disease in children aged 1 year and over, and in

iFuse for treating chronic sacroiliac joint pain: Medical technologies guidance [MTG39] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on iFuse for treating chronic sacroiliac joint pain. The case for adopting the iFuse implant system to treat chronic sacroiliac joint pain is supported by the evidence. Using iFuse leads to improved pain relief, better quality of life

TIIG Cumbria Themed Report: Injuries in Older People across Cumbria April 2011 to March 2014 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. It is forecast that by 2033, 38% of the population in Cumbria will be aged 60 years or more, compared to the average in England

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Liverpool: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Cheshire West and Chester: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Halton: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Knowsley: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – St Helens: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Warrington: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Interventions to reduce emergency hospital admissions for falls: (Observatory Report Series number 81) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Falls are a major cause of disability and mortality in the UK. Thirty per cent of those aged 65 and over who live in the community fall each year, rising to 45% for those aged 80 and over (Department of Health, 2009).

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at high risk of non-healing: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG622] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at high risk of non-healing in adults. This involves using an ultrasound probe on the skin at the site of the fracture. The evidence for low-intensity pulsed ultrasound

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of delayed-union and non-union fractures [IPG623] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of delayed-union and non-union fractures in adults. This involves using an ultrasound probe on the skin at the site of the fracture. The evidence for low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing

Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at low risk of non-healing: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG621] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at low risk of non-healing in adults. This involves using an ultrasound probe on the skin at the site of the fracture. The evidence for low-intensity pulsed ultrasound

Transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG620] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for low back pain in adults. This involves removing a damaged disc through a small cut at the base of the spine, and replacing it with an artificial implant. This guidance replaces NICE interventional

Superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG619] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears in adults. This involves using a graft to stabilise the shoulder joint, reduce pain and improve shoulder function.

Does orthopaedic pre-assessment clinic prepare the patient for admission to hospital? – Dissertation

This dissertation proposes a research study that will seek to explore whether orthopaedic pre-assessment clinics (PAC’s) prepare the patient for admission to hospital. A review of the available literature addressing PAC’s overwhelmingly indicates their necessity and indicates their benefit for

Raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women: Technology appraisal guidance [TA160] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women.

Raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women: Technology appraisal guidance [TA161] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for preventing osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis.