How do I find old NICE guidelines?
My seven top tips
- Start with a search engine. Many people default to Google, though Google Scholar may be more precise and duckduckgo offers more privacy.
- Try PubMed.
- Check the relevant website for archived documents.
- Phone a friend.
- Try the library.
- Use internet time travel!
- If all else fails, email and ask nicely.
How do you Harvard reference NICE guidelines?
Format of the reference
- Corporate author’s name.
- Year of publication, or year of update.
- Title of guidance: type of guidance and [its letternumber combination]
- Web address.
- Date accessed.
How do you Harvard reference NICE guidelines Uwe?
NICE Guidelines can be found online so when referencing in the Harvard Cite Them Right style a ‘webpage’ format can be used. For example, a full reference will look like: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2017) Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health.
What should a 67 year old blood pressure be?
The ideal blood pressure for seniors is now considered 120/80 (systolic/diastolic), which is the same for younger adults.
What is considered high blood pressure in 2021?
Your blood pressure is measured with two numbers….Blood Pressure by the Numbers.
|Normal||Systolic: less than 120 mmHg Diastolic: less than 80 mmHg|
|At Risk (Prehypertension)||Systolic: 120-139 mmHg Diastolic: 80-89 mmHg|
|High||Systolic: 140 mmHg or higher Diastolic: 90 mmHg or higher|
Are NICE guidelines policy?
NICE guidelines are evidence-based recommendations for health and care in England. They set out the care and services suitable for most people with a specific condition or need, and people in particular circumstances or settings.
Where can I find guidelines?
Finding Guidelines in Databases
- PubMed (Medline) PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)
What are the current guidelines for hypertension?
Principles of drug therapy: Chlorthalidone (12.5-25 mg) is the preferred diuretic because of long half-life and proven reduction of CVD risk.
What are clinical guidelines for hypertension?
• A target blood pressure of less than 130/80 mm Hg is recommended for adults with confirmed hypertension and cardiovascular disease, or a 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk of 10% or more.
What are the guidelines for high blood pressure?
Getting at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week (about 30 minutes a day,5 days a week)
Who requires medication under new hypertension guidelines?
Use of BP-lowering medication is also recommended for primary prevention of CVD in adults with no history of CVD and with an estimated 10-year ASCVD risk <10% and a SBP ≥140 mm Hg or a DBP ≥90 mm Hg. The prevalence of hypertension is lower in women compared with men until about the fifth decade, but is higher later in life.