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Healthy Food for Life- The healthy eating guidelines and food pyramid

Department of Health (RoI) Healthy eating, Food, Nutrition, Portion size, Fruit Vegetables The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of this review, the new H ...

Sepsis Management National Clinical Guideline No. 6

27.5.2015 Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock are used to describe the systemic inflammatory response of patients to infection, as a continuum of progressive and life threatening severity.  Sepsis is the clinical syndrome defined by the presence of bo ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) (PDF 163 KB)

Regional Advisory Committee on Cancer- Guidance for the Management of Haematological Cancer (September 2004) 10.14655/799178-800784 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Haematological Cancer Haematological cancers in adults include a ra ...

Get Ireland Active: The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland

13.6.2009 The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland Click here to download PDF 3.1mb Consumer Leaflet PDF 932kb Fact Sheet for Adults PDF 667kb Fact Sheet for Parents and Guardians PDF 574kb Foldout Executive Summary PDF 699kb Department of ...

Diabetes: Prevention and Model for Patient Care

3.7.2006 The National Diabetes Working Group has made a number of policy guidance recommendations. These relate to the model of care for people with diabetes as well as recommendations for how services prevent and manage diabetes in the population. Read t ...

Design Guidelines for Specialist Palliative Care Settings

24.3.2005 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Palliative care Click here to download PDF Chronic Conditions Conditions Guidance Other Guidance http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/design-guidelines-for-specialist-palliative-care-se ...

Guidelines for the safe administration of cytotoxic medical preparations in the treatment of patients with cancer

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Confidentiality- Ethical Considerations in HIV transmission: Guidelines for Professionals

10.6.2001 This document is designed to provide guidelines to professionals working with people who are HIV positive where the person living with HIV is placing other people at risk of infection through unprotected sexual intercourse or needle sharing, wit ...

Smoking cessation in secondary care: Acute, maternity and mental health services (PH 48)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking Cessation Stopping smoking at any time has considerable health benefits and for people using secondary care services, there are additional advantages including shorter hospital stays and ...

Myocardial Infarction- Secondary prevention (CG 172)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Secondary prevention, Primary care, Secondary care, Patients, Myocardial infarction, Heart attack This clinical guideline (published November 2013) updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 4 ...

Tobacco: Harm-reduction approaches to smoking (PH 45)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Tobacco smoke Nicotine inhaled from smoking tobacco is highly addictive. But it is primarily the toxins and carcinogens in tobacco smoke – not the nicotine – that cause illness and death. The be ...

WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation during diagnosis and monitoring of hypertension (MTG13)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Using WatchBP Home A in the NHS for opportunistically detecting asymptomatic atrial fibrillation during the measurement of blood pressure by primary care professionals, is backed by the NICE gui ...

An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document

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National Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations for the Care of People with Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke patients, Cause of death, Physical disability, Heart Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of acquired major physical disability in Ireland. There is considerable evidence supporting the ben ...

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Risk Identification and Interventions for Individuals at High Risk (PH 38)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Risk assessment for diabetes This guidance is for everyone who is involved identifying people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and in preventing or delaying its onset.. This includes GPs, nurses ...

Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Stroke and Systemic Embolism in People with Atrial Fibrillation

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Stroke prevention treatment NICE recommends rivaroxaban as a possible treatment to prevent stroke and systemic emblism in some people with atrial fibrillation. NICE looks at how well treatments ...

Improving identification and consent rates for organ donation: NICE Clinical Guidance 135

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Organ donation This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on identifying potential organ donors as a result of brainstem death or circulatory death. It also gives advice on obtaining c ...

Osteoarthritis: National clinical guideline for care and management in adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) The care and management of osteoarthritis in adults The advice in the NICE guideline covers the treatment, advice and support that people who have osteoarthritis should be offered by their healt ...

Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing

World Health Organization (WHO) ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HEALTH STATUS, HOUSING STANDARD, RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK FACTOR This guide describes how to estimate the disease burden caused by inadequate housing conditions for the WHO European Region as well as for ...

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