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Evidence based practice

News items that focus on evidence based practice

Highlighting evidence based practice guidelines, research and tools from across the UK.

This theme explores what it means to practise in line with best available evidence. It highlights evidence based practice guidelines, research and other tools and updates on evidence based techniques and processes from across the UK. International content from credible resources is also included.

Evidence based practice

BMC Nursing

Enhancing utility and understanding of evidence based practice through undergraduate nurse education

A new undergraduate Evidence Based Practice module has been developed. This study sought to formally evaluate attitudes and beliefs, knowledge level and utilization of evidence based practice though using two validated questionnaires.

Children’s Commissioner

Children’s Voices

This report explores findings from an evidence review ofthe views, perspectives and experiences of children with mental health needs, on matters related to their subjective wellbeing. This report forms part of a series of studies examining the subjective wellbeing of vulnerable groups of children in England.

NICE

Technological appraisal guidance (TA480) Tofacitinib for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis

Evidence-based recommendations on tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for treating moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults.

NICE

Technology appraisal guidance [TA481] Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney transplant in adults

Evidence-based recommendations on immunosuppressive therapies for preventing kidney rejection in adults.

NICE

Technology appraisal guidance [TA482] Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney transplant in children and young people

Evidence-based recommendations on immunosuppressive therapies for preventing kidney rejection in children and young people.

NICE

Quality standard [QS162] Cerebral palsy in children and young people

This quality standard covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people under 25. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

NICE

Clinical guideline (NG76) Child abuse and neglect

This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect.

NICE

Clinical Guideline (CG165) hepatitis B (chronic)

This guideline covers assessing and managing chronic hepatitis B in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve care for people with hepatitis B by specifying which tests and treatments to use for people of different ages and with different disease severities.

NICE

Medtech innovation briefing [MIB124] Mepilex Border dressings for preventing pressure ulcers

NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Mepilex Border dressings for preventing pressure ulcers.

NICE

Technology appraisal guidance [TA477] Autologous chondrocyte implantation for treating symptomatic articular cartilage defects of the knee

Evidence-based recommendations on autologous chondrocyte implantation in people with symptomatic articular cartilage defects of the knee.

NICE

Technology appraisal guidance [TA478] Brentuximab vedotin for treating relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma

Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma in adults.

NHS Improvement

Dementia assessment and improvement framework

An evidence-based framework to support and enable directors of nursing and medical directors to achieve ‘outstanding’ care standards for those living with dementia during their stay in hospital.

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