SYSTEMS - Cardiovascular


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
CDC Vaccine Research HIV/AIDS PreventionCare guideline
Research study
Webpage
Clinical trialCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
AIDSinfoOtherEvidence citedAIDSinfo
AVERT HIV/AIDS Health PromotionWebpageEvidence citedAVERT HIV/AIDS Health Promotion
Terrence Higgins TrustWebpageEvidence citedTerrence Higgins Trust
National AIDS Manual and aidsmapWebpageEvidence citedNational AIDS Map (NAM)
European Centre for the Epidemiological Monitoring of AIDS (Euro HIV)WebpageEvidence citedEuropean Centre for the Epidemiological Monitoring of AIDS (Euro HIV)
UNAIDSWebpageN/AUNAIDS
Global Atlas of infectious disease an interactive information and mapping systemWeb directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Frequently asked questions about EndocarditisPublic leafletProfessional opinionBritish Heart Foundation
British Heart FoundationWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Heart Foundation
NHS Hepatitis C Awareness WebsiteWebpageEvidence citedNHS
DengueNet, via WHOSurveillance dataEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
National AIDS Trust (NAT)Web directoryEvidence citedNational AIDS Trust
Health risk information sheet - Hepatitis EFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - MalariaFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
AIDS/HIV and the eyesPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinioneyesite.ca
The Information Service of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Aesculin hydrolysis test (BSOP TP2)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/03/2010
Coagulase test (BSOP TP10)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/03/2010
Epidemiological data - Hepatitis BSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/01/2008
Malaria Prevention GuidelinesBest practice
Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)26/10/2007
Appendix 2 Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR) Antimicrobial Framework Best practice
Care guideline
Journal article
Evidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection01/08/2007
Hepatitis B FactsheetFactsheet
Public leaflet
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)24/07/2007
Guidelines for Hepatitis CCare guidelineEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)17/07/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/07/2007
Epidemiology - HIV and AIDSSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)17/05/2007
Oral decontamination for prevention of pneumonia in mechanically ventilated adults: systematic review and meta-analysisReviewEvidence cited
Meta analysis
RCT
British Medical Journal (BMJ)28/04/2007
Health Clearance for Serious Communicable Diseases: New Health Care Workers - Draft Guidance for Consultation ConsultationEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)16/03/2007
Hepatitis A Factsheet, FAQs and RecommendationsFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)08/12/2006
Hepatitis C Factsheet, FAQs, Recommendations and online trainingWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)08/12/2006
Hepatitis C in England. The Health Protection Agency Annual Report 2006Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2006
Investigation of Toxoplasma Infection in pregnancy (QSOP 59)Best practice
Care guideline
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)14/11/2006
HPA menu page of Hepatitis B GuidelinesBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/10/2006
The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Best practice
Care guideline
Care pathway
Journal article
Evidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases02/10/2006
Clinical Review - Infective endocarditisBest practice
Care guideline
Journal article
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Journal (BMJ)12/08/2006
Epidemiological Data - Hepatitis CSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)26/07/2006
General information - Staphylococcus aureusFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)18/07/2006
Guidelines for the prevention of endocarditis: report of the Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial ChemotherapyBest practice
Care guideline
Journal article
Evidence citedJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy19/04/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Hepatitis BPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online22/02/2006
Epidemiological Data - Staphylococcus aureusSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)06/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - EndocarditisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online03/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - AIDS and HIVPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online24/01/2006
Epidemiological Data - Hepatitis ASurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/12/2005
Anti-HIV algorithm (VSOP 11)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)28/11/2005
UNAIDS/WHO AIDS Epidemic Update 2005Review
Surveillance data
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
21/11/2005
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/11/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Blood poisoning (Septicaemia)Public leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online09/11/2005
United Kingdom national guideline on the management of the viral hepatitides A, B & C 2005Care guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
RCT
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)01/09/2005
British HIV Association (BHIVA) guidelines for the treatment of HIV-infected adults with antiretroviral therapy 2005Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British HIV Association (BHIVA)07/08/2005
BTS recommendations for assessing risk and for managing mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in patients due to start anti-TNF-alpha treatment Best practice
Care guideline
Journal article
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Thorax online29/07/2005
HIV Infected Health Care Workers: guidance on management and patient notificationBest practice
Review
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)28/07/2005
Simple guide to MRSAFactsheet
Public leaflet
Professional opinionDepartment of Health (DH)22/07/2005
General Information about HIV and AIDSPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNetdoctor02/06/2005
British HIV Association (BHIVA) Guidelines for kidney transplantation in patients with HIV diseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British HIV Association (BHIVA)01/06/2005
Guidelines for the Blood Transfusion Services in the UKBest practiceEvidence cited
Professional opinion
UK Blood Transfusion & Tissue Transplantation Services01/06/2005
Epidemiological data - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)25/05/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Hepatitis APublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online16/05/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Hepatitis CPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online16/05/2005
Identification of Haemophilus species and the Hacek group of organisms (BSOP ID 12)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Baird Parker agar (MSOP 21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of blood cultures for Mycobacterium species (BSOP 7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
MRSA selective media (MSOP 30)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Mannitol salt agar (MSOP 10)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Thermonuclease activity test (BSOP TP 34)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
General Information about Hepatitis A - NetdoctorPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2005
General information about Hepatitis C (infectious liver inflammation type C)Public leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2005
British HIV Association Guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women and the prevention of mother-to-child transmissionBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedBritish HIV Association (BHIVA)31/03/2005
British HIV Association (BHIVA) Guidelines for the Management of HIV infection in Pregnant Women and the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIVBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British HIV Association (BHIVA)31/03/2005
A randomised controlled trial of two bandages for treating venous leg ulcersResearch studyRCTREFER (REsearch Findings Electronic Record)30/03/2005
British HIV Association (BHIVA) treatment guidelines for TB/HIV infectionBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedBritish HIV Association (BHIVA)01/02/2005
A cohort study to assess the prevalence and incidence of and risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among injecting drug usersResearch studyCohort studiesREFER (REsearch Findings Electronic Record)22/12/2004
Diagnosis, treatment and management of Kawasaki DiseaseCare guideline
Journal article
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
American Heart Association01/12/2004
HIV in primary care : an essential guide to HIV for GPs, practice nurses and other members of the primary care teamCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Medical Foundation for AIDS and Sexual Health01/12/2004
Prophylaxis and treatment of infective endocarditis in adults : concise guidelinesCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Royal College of Physicians01/12/2004
General Information - HIV and AIDSFactsheet
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)25/11/2004
Health risk information sheet - Hepatitis AFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/11/2004
British HIV Association (BHIVA) Guidelines - HIV and Chronic Hepatitis: co-infection with HIV and Hepatitis B virus infectionBest practice
Care guideline
Clinical trial
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British HIV Association (BHIVA)01/10/2004
British HIV Association (BHIVA) guidelines for treatment and management of HIV and Hepatitis C coinfectionBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British HIV Association (BHIVA)01/10/2004
Department of Health information on HIV and Infant feedingCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)24/09/2004
Drotrecogin alfa (activated) for severe sepsisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence22/09/2004
Corticosteroids for severe sepsis and septic shock: a systematic review and meta-analysisJournal article
Systematic review
RCTBritish Medical Journal28/08/2004
General Information about SepsisPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National Library of Medicine (NLM)25/08/2004
Health risk information sheet - Hepatitis CFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/08/2004
Peginterferon Alfa-2a plus Ribavirin for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-infected Patients (APRICOT TRIAL)Journal articleRCT29/07/2004
Hepatitis C Action Plan for EnglandBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/07/2004
Hepatitis C Essential information for professionals and guidance on testingBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/07/2004
A randomised controlled trial to assess the role of resistance assays in HIV infectionResearch studyRCTREFER (REsearch Findings Electronic Record)18/06/2004
General Information about Group B StreptococcusPublic leafletProfessional opinionContact a Family01/06/2004
Immunoglobulin Handbook - chapter on Hepatitis BBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2004
Health risk information sheet - Hepatitis BFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/05/2004
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Management of HIV in PregnancyBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)02/04/2004
Addendum to HSG(93)40: Protecting Health Care Workers and Patients from Hepatitis BBest practice
Policy
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/04/2004
General Information about Hepatitis BPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2004
Guidance on treatment of chronic hepatitis C infectionBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedNational Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)28/01/2004
NICE - Interferon alfa (pegylated and non-pegylated) and ribavarin for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis CCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence28/01/2004
Corticosteroids for treating severe sepsis and septic shock (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library27/01/2004
Guidelines for safe practice in patients with AIDS and Hepatitis BCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Association of Dermatologist (BAD)26/01/2004
Prevention and Treatment of Tuberculosis Among Patients Infected with HIVCare guidelineEvidence citedAIDS Info - US Department of Health and Human Services20/01/2004
Towards error-free HIV diagnosis: guidelines on laboratory practice.Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2003
Controlling methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureusCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)22/11/2003
General Information about SepticemiaPublic leafletEvidence citedNational Library of Medicine (NLM)18/11/2003
British HIV Association (BHIVA) Guidelines on provision of adherence supportCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish HIV Association (BHIVA)01/10/2003
Successful use of oral linezolid as a single active agent in endocarditis unresponsive to conventional antibiotic therapyJournal article
Review
Evidence cited01/08/2003
British HIV Association HIV Treatment GuidelinesBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedBritish HIV Association (BHIVA)01/07/2003
The microbial diagnosis of infective endocarditisReviewEvidence citedJournal of Infection01/07/2003
Hepatitis B in pregnancy (VSOP 9)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Hepatitis B surface antigen reactive (VSOP 7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Hepatitis B virus serology (VSOP 4)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Hepatitis C virus serology (VSOP 5)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
How do we know that HIV causes AIDSFactsheet
Webpage
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)09/05/2003
Public Information Leaflet about MRSAPublic leafletEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/04/2003
HIV prevention: a review of reviews assessing the effectiveness of interventions to reduce the risk of sexual transmission (evidence briefing)Systematic reviewMeta analysisHealth Development Agency01/03/2003
Guidance on the treatment of Hepatitis C incorporating the use of pegylated interferonsCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology01/03/2003
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Endocarditis in Dermatological SurgeryCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)13/01/2003
Enterococcal intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infection: management and outcome of 61 consecutive casesCase report
Journal article
Review
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)11/11/2002
3D microvasculature remodelling during chronic venous ulcer healingResearch studyCohort studiesREFER (REsearch Findings Electronic Record26/09/2002
Good Practice Guidelines for Renal Dialysis/Transplant Units: Prevention and Control of Blood-Borne Virus InfectionBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)03/09/2002
Hepatitis C Infected Health Care Workers (Accompanying booklet to HSC 2002/010) Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)14/08/2002
Hepatitis C infected health care workers HSC 2002/010 Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)14/08/2002
Emergence of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus in a Belgian hospital: microbiological and clinical featuresSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy10/06/2002
Risk factors and predictors of mortality of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MSRA) bacteraemia in HIV-infected patientsSurveillance dataCase control studiesBritish Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)24/05/2002
Efficacy, tolerability and development of resistance in HIV-positive patients treated with fluconazole for secondary prevention of oropharyngeal candidiasis: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trialReviewRCT26/04/2002
A study of the impact of HCV screening on injecting risk behaviour reported by injecting drug usersResearch studyCohort studiesREFER (REsearch Findings Electronic Record)12/04/2002
Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic FeverFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)01/04/2002
Ribavirin with or without alpha interferon versus no intervention, placebo or alpha interferon for chronic hepatitis C (Cochrane Review) Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library24/02/2002
Consumption of imipenem correlates with b-lactam resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosaCare guideline
Journal article
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy01/01/2002
Interferon for acute hepatitis C (Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library23/10/2001
A randomised controlled trial of surgical versus non-surgical management of venous leg ulcers. A Feasibility studyResearch studyRCTREFER (REsearch Findings Electronic Record)05/07/2001
Clinical guidelines on the management of Hepatitis CCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology01/07/2001
Better use of blood in Northern Ireland - guidelines for blood transfusion practiceCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
CREST01/01/2001
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - HepatitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online01/01/2001
NICE - Guidance on the use of ribavirin and interferon alpha for Hepatitis CCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence01/10/2000
General information about Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD)Public leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor28/08/2000
IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases 2000; 30:S1-S401/04/2000
Performance Measures for Guidelines on Preventing Opportunistic Infections in Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases    2000;30:S85-S9301/04/2000
USPHS/IDSA Performance for guidelines on preventing opportunisitic infections in patients infected with HIVBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
USPHS/IDSA01/04/2000
Vancomycin for prophylaxis against sepsis in preterm neonates (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library24/01/2000
Neonatal group B streptococcal infection in South Bedfordshire, 1993-1998Journal article
Surveillance data
Meta analysisArchives of Disease in Childhood15/09/99
Hepatitis B : a serious hazardCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
The Royal College of Midwives01/03/99
Guidance on the investigation and management of occupational exposure to Hepatitis CCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/02/99
Royal College of Midwives advice on HIV and AIDSCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
The Royal College of Midwives01/10/98
Guidance for Clinical Health Care Workers: Protection against infection with blood-borne viruses Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)15/04/98
Antibiotic treatment of streptococcal, enterococcal and staphylococcal endocarditisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Heart Online01/02/98
Guidelines for Pre-Test Discussion on HIV TestingCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)01/03/96
Exposure to hepatitis B virus: guidance on post-exposure prophylaxisBest practice
Journal article
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)14/08/92
Pulmonary rehabilitation service for patients with COPDBest practice
Care guideline
Care pathway
Web directory
Evidence citedNational Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence27/10/0206