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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

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Integrating care for people with multi-morbidity- a look at the evidence

Some 50 million Europeans live with multi-morbidity and their numbers are likely to grow. They have complex health problems and need ongoing care. The European Commission has mobilized research to look at new approaches to integrated care.

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

Return on investment of public health interventions: a systematic review

This systematic review looks at existing evidence on the economic benefits of public health interventions. It finds that both local and national public health interventions tend to be highly cost-saving.

NICE

Diagnostics guidance: Virtual chromoendoscopy to assess colorectal polyps during colonoscopy

This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available.

NICE

Clinical guideline: hip fracture management

This guideline covers managing hip fracture in adults.

NICE

Clinical Guideline CG174 Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital

This guideline covers the general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluid therapy in hospital inpatients aged 16 and over with a range of conditions.

NICE

Guideline NG28 Type 2 diabetes in adults: management

This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications.

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