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No. Guideline Title
Publication Date
Status
 
148 Acute coronary syndrome April 2016 [Current < 3 yrs]  
147 Management of chronic heart failure March 2016 [Current < 3 yrs]  
144 Glaucoma referral and safe discharge March 2015 [Current < 3 yrs]  
143 Diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults May 2015 [Current < 3 yrs]  
142 Management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures March 2015 [Current < 3 yrs]  
141 British guideline on the management of asthma October 2014 [Current < 3 yrs]  
140 Management of primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma June 2014 [Current < 3 yrs]  
139 Care of deteriorating patients May 2014 [Current < 3 yrs]  
138 Dental interventions to prevent caries in children March 2014 [Current < 3 yrs]  
137 Management of lung cancer February 2014 [Current < 3 yrs] Review report
136 Management of chronic pain December 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
135 Management of epithelial ovarian cancer November 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
134 Treatment of primary breast cancer September 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
133 Management of hepatitis C July 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
132 Long term follow up of survivors of childhood cancer March 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
131 Management of schizophrenia March 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
130 Brain injury rehabilitation in adults March 2013 [Current < 3 yrs]  
129 Antithrombotics: indications and management August 2012
Updated June 2013
[Current < 3 yrs]  
128 The SIGN discharge document June 2012 [Current < 3 yrs]  
127 Management of perinatal mood disorders March 2012 [Current < 3 yrs]  
126 Diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer December 2011
Minor revision
October 2015
[Current < 3 yrs]  
125 Management of atopic eczema in primary care March 2011 [Current > 3 years]  
124 Management of adult testicular germ cell tumours March 2011 [Current > 3 years]  
123 Management of early rheumatoid arthritis February 2011 [Current > 3 years]  
122 Prevention and management of venous thromboembolism December 2010 [Current > 3 years] Review report
121 Diagnosis and management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adults October 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
120 Management of chronic venous leg ulcers August 2010 [Current > 3 years] Review report
119 Management of patients with stroke: Identification and management of dysphagia June 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
118 Management of patients with stroke: rehabilitation, prevention and management of complications, and discharge planning June 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
117 Management of sore throat and indications for tonsillectomy April 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
116 Management of diabetes March 2010 [Current > 3 years] Review report
115 Management of obesity February 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
114 Non-pharmaceutical management of depression January 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
113 Diagnosis and pharmacological management of Parkinson’s disease January 2010 [Current > 3 years]  
112 Management of attention deficit and hyperkinetic disorders in children and young people October 2009 [Current > 3 years]  
111 Management of hip fracture in older people June 2009 [Current > 3 years]  
110 Early management of patients with a head injury May 2009 [Current > 3 years]  
109 Management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection March 2009 [Current > 3 years]  
108 Management of patients with stroke or TIA:
Assessment, investigation, immediate management and secondary prevention
December 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
107 Diagnosis and management of headache in adults November 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
106 Control of pain in adults with cancer November 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
105 Management of acute upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding September 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
104 Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery July 2008
Updated April 2014
[Current < 3 yrs]  
103 Diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease June 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
102 Management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people May 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
101 British Guideline on the management of asthma May 2008
Updated January 2012

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 141

 
100 SIGN 100: A handbook for patient and carer representatives September 2015 [Current < 3 yrs]  
99 Management of cervical cancer January 2008 [Current > 3 years]  
98 Assessment, diagnosis and clinical
interventions for children and young
people with autism spectrum disorders

July
2007

[Recommendations being updated]

 
97

Risk estimation and the prevention of cardiovascular disease

February 2007

[Recommendations being updated]

 
96 Management of stable angina February 2007

[Recommendations being updated]

 
95 Management of chronic heart failure February 2007

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 147

 
94 Cardiac arrhythmias in coronary heart disease February 2007

[Recommendations being updated]

 
93 Acute coronary syndromes February 2007
Updated February 2013
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 148
 
92 Management of hepatitis C December 2006
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 133
 
91 Bronchiolitis in children November 2006
[Need for update being considered]
 
90 Diagnosis and management of head and neck cancer November 2006

[Need for update being considered]

 
89 Diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease October 2006
[Need for update being considered]
 
88 Management of suspected bacterial urinary tract infection in adults July 2006
Updated July 2012

[Current < 3 yrs]

 
87 Management of oesophageal and gastric cancer June 2006

[Need for update being considered]

 
86 Management of patients with dementia February 2006
[Need for update being considered]
 
85 Management of transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder December 2005

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
December 2015

 
84 Management of breast cancer in women
December 2005
Table 1 updated March 2007

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 134

 
83 Prevention and management of dental decay in the pre-school child November 2005
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by
SIGN 138
 
82 Bipolar affective disorder May 2005
Updated July 2005

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
December 2015

 
81 Diagnosis and management of epilepsies in children and young people March 2005

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
80 Management of patients with lung cancer February 2005 [Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 137
 
79 Management of urinary incontinence in primary care December 2004
Updated September 2005

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
78 Management of patients with stroke: Identification and management of dysphagia September 2004
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 119
 
77 Postoperative management in adults August 2004
[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015
 
76 Long term follow up care of survivors of childhood cancer January 2004
Updated March 2005
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 132
 
75

Epithelial ovarian cancer

October 2003

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 135

 
74 The management of harmful drinking and alcohol dependence in primary care September 2003
Updated December 2004

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
73 Management of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome in adults June 2003
Updated July 2003

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
72 Cutaneous melanoma July 2003
Updated February 2004

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
71 Management of osteoporosis June 2003
Updated April 2004

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 142

 
70 Diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults April 2003
Updated October 2005

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 143

 
69 Management of obesity in children and young people April 2003

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 115

 
68 Dyspepsia March 2003

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
67 Management of colorectal cancer
March 2003

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 126

 
66 Diagnosis and management of childhood otitis media in primary care February
2003

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
65 The immediate discharge document January 2003
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 128
 
64 Management of patients with stroke: rehabilitation, prevention and management of complications, and discharge planning
November 2002
Updated October 2006
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 118
 
63 British Guideline on the management of asthma

revised
July 2007

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 101
 
62 Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism October 2002

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 122

 
61 Investigation of post-menopausal bleeding September
2002

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
60 Postnatal depression and puerperal psychosis June 2002
updated November 2007

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 127

 
59 Community management of lower respiratory tract infection in adults June 2002

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
58 Safe sedation of children undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures revised May 2004

[Withdrawn]

 
57 Cardiac rehabilitation January 2002

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015

 
56 Prevention and management of hip fracture in older people January 2002

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 111

 
55 Management of diabetes November 2001
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
54 Perioperative blood transfusion for elective surgery
Withdrawn March 2010 (further details)
October 2001
Updated August 2004

[Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
March 2010

 
53 Day case cataract surgery August 2001
[Withdrawn]
 
52 Attention deficit and hyperkinetic disorders in children and young people

June 2001
Updated October 2009

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 112
 
51 Management of stable angina April
2001
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 96
 
50 SIGN 50: A guideline developers' handbook Revised November 2015
[Current < 3 yrs]
 
49 Hypertension in older people
Withdrawn June 2010 (further details)
January 2001

[Withdrawn]

 
48 Management of early rheumatoid arthritis December 2000
Updated October 2004
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 123
 
47 Preventing dental caries in children at high caries risk: Targeted prevention of dental caries in the permanent teeth of 6-16 year olds presenting for dental care December
2000

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by
SIGN 138

 
46 Early management of patients with a head injury September 2000

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 110

 
45 Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery July 2000
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 104
 
44 Control of pain in patients with cancer June 2000
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 106
 
43 Management of unerupted and impacted third molar teeth March 2000 [Withdrawn]
Withdrawn
February 2015
 
42 Management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection March 2000

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 109

 
41 Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease following myocardial infarction January 2000
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 97
 
40 Lipids and the primary prevention of coronary heart disease September 1999
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 97
 
39 SIGN Guidelines: An introduction to SIGN methodology for the development of evidence-based clinical guidelines July 1999
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 50
 
38 Emergency management of acute asthma June 1999
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 63
 
37 Hysteroscopic surgery April 1999
[Withdrawn]
 
36 Antithrombotic therapy March 1999

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 129

 
35 Diagnosis and treatment of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction February 1999
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 95
 
34 Management of sore throat and indications for tonsillectomy
January 1999

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 117

 
33 Primary care management of asthma December 1998
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 63
 
32 Coronary revascularisation in the management of stable angina pectoris November 1998
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 96
 
31 Report on a recommended referral document November 1998
[Need for update being considered]
 
30 Psychosocial interventions in the management of schizophrenia October 1998

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 131

 
29 Breast cancer in women October 1998
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 84
 
28 Management of adult testicular germ cell tumours September 1998

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 124

 
27 Drug therapy for peripheral vascular disease July 1998

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 89

 
26 The care of patients with chronic leg ulcer July 1998 [Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 120
 
25 Report on a recommended minimum dataset for collection in people with diabetes
June 1998
[Withdrawn]
 
24 Management of patients with stroke, part IV: Rehabilitation, prevention and management of complications, and discharge planning April 1998 
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 64
 
23 Management of lung cancer February 1998
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 80
 
22 Interventions in the management of behavioural and psychological aspects of dementia February 1998
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 86
 
21 Diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults November 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 70
 
20 Management of patients with stroke part III: Identification and management of dysphagia November 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 78
 
19 Management of diabetic cardiovascular disease August 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
18 Investigation of asymptomatic proteinuria in adults August 1997
[Withdrawn]
 
17 Investigation of asymptomatic microscopic haematuria in adults August 1997
[Withdrawn]
 
16 Colorectal cancer June 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 67
 
15 Management of elderly people with fractured hip July 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 56
 
14 Management of patients with stroke part II: Management of carotid stenosis and carotid endarterectomy May 1997

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 108

 
13 Management of patients with stroke part I: Assessment, investigation, immediate management and secondary prevention May 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 108
 
12 Management of diabetic foot disease March 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
11 Management of diabetic renal disease March 1997
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
10 Report on good practice in the care of children and young people with diabetes December 1996
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
9 Management of diabetes in pregnancy December 1996
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
8 Obesity in Scotland: integrating prevention with weight management November 1996

[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 115

 
7 Helicobacter pylori: eradication therapy in dyspeptic disease
September 1996
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 68
 
6 Hospital inpatient management of acute asthma attacks August 1996 
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 63
 
5 Interface between the hospital and the community: The immediate discharge document June 1996 
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 65
 
4 Prevention of visual impairment in diabetes March 1996
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 116
 
3 The use of palliative radiotherapy in the treatment of non small cell lung cancer March 1996
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 23
 
2 Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism September 1995
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 62
 
1 Clinical guidelines: Criteria for appraisal for national use 1995
[Withdrawn]
Superseded by SIGN 50
 

 

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