SYSTEMS - Nervous


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Health risk information sheet - RabiesFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on RabiesWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Department of Health information on PolioWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)
Health risk information sheet - Lyme diseaseFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on Lyme diseaseWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
British Lyme Disease FoundationWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Lyme Disease Foundation
Health risk information sheet - Meningococcal meningitisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Conclusions on MMR vaccine Safety by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public HealthReview
Surveillance data
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)
Global Atlas of infectious disease an interactive information and mapping systemWeb directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Department of Health information on CJD and BSEWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)
HPA menu page on BotulismWeb directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)
Department of Health information on BotulismWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Health risk information sheet - TetanusFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Health risk information sheet - Tick Borne EncephalitisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - NHS Immunisation website Web directoryUnspecifiedNHS Immunisation website01/07/2010
Meningitis C - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation website13/04/2010
Polio - NHS Immunisation website Best practice
Factsheet
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website30/12/2009
Tetanus - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
Web directory
UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation website17/08/2009
vCJD risk assessment calculations for a patient with multiple routes of exposureReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)09/06/2009
Mapping out the consequences of screening blood donations for PrPScReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)17/02/2009
Rabies – a recurrent danger to European countries from dogs introduced from endemic countriesJournal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Eurosurveillance Monthly Release08/05/2008
Patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) via interventional procedures (NICE) November 2006 Best practice
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)09/04/2008
Corticosteroids for managing tuberculous meningitisSystematic reviewEvidence cited
RCT
Cochrane Library23/01/2008
Multidrug-resistant tuberculous meningitis.ReviewEvidence citedCurrent Neurology and Neuroscience Reports01/11/2007
Identification of Neisseria species (BSOP ID 6)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/09/2007
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
Epidemiological Data - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)05/06/2007
The National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance UnitSurveillance dataEvidence citedThe University of Edinburgh25/05/2007
Report of the vCJD Clinical Governance Advisory GroupBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)28/03/2007
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)Web directoryEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/03/2007
PL/CMO/2007/2: Decontamination of surgical instruments in light of National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) GuidanceBest practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)21/02/2007
The decontamination of surgical instruments with special attention to the removal of proteins and inactivation of any contaminating human prions - 2006 ReportBest practice
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)21/02/2007
Investigation of Toxoplasma Infection in pregnancy (QSOP 59)Best practice
Care guideline
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)14/11/2006
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
Guidelines and Advice on MeningitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/2006
CDC Traveller's HealthCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)11/07/2006
Epidemiological Data - TetanusSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/04/2006
Epidemiological Data - Staphylococcus aureusSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)06/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - CJDPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online02/02/2006
Intravenous immunoglobulin for Guillain-Barre syndrome (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library25/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - TetanusPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online09/11/2005
Surveillance of polio in the UK (QSOP 31)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/11/2005
NHS Primary Care Question Answering Service - What is a recognised means of diagnosing Lyme Disease? Review
Other
Evidence citedTRIP07/09/2005
Investigation of viral encephalitis (VSOP 43)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)23/08/2005
Epidemiological data - PolioSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)14/07/2005
General Information about MumpsPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/06/2005
Epidemiological data - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)25/05/2005
General Information about Lyme diseasePublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/05/2005
Identification of Clostridum species (BSOP ID8)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of cerebrospinal fluid (BSOP 27)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of cerebrospinal fluid shunts (BSOP 22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Supplemented brain heart infusion broth (MSOP 27)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Screening for Meninogcocci (BSOP 51)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
General Information about RabiesPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2005
General Information on Herpes Zoster Virus (Shingles) NetDoctorPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor16/02/2005
Investigation of Viral Encephalitis and Meningitis (QSOP 48)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2004
Polysaccharide vaccines for preventing serogroup A meningococcal meningitisSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library17/11/2004
Definite and probable CJD cases in the UK 1999-2004Surveillance dataN/ADepartment of Health (DH)02/06/2004
Immunoglobulin Handbook - chapter on PolioBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2004
Immunoglobulin Handbook - chapter on TetanusBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2004
Health risk information sheet - West Nile VirusFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)01/05/2004
How to do it? Practical guidance on organising mass antibiotic prophylaxis for a large school after a cluster of meningococcal diseaseBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/03/2004
Evidence-based guidelines for the management of Lyme disease.Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedExpert Rev Antiinfect Ther 2004;2(1 Suppl):S1-13. 01/02/2004
Diazepam for treating tetanus (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewEvidence citedCochrane Library27/01/2004
Tetanus information for health professionals Best practice
Care guideline
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)24/11/2003
General Information about SepticemiaPublic leafletEvidence citedNational Library of Medicine (NLM)18/11/2003
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - PoliomyelitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online23/09/2003
WHO Factsheet on Meningococcal meningitisFactsheetProfessional opinionWorld Health Organization (WHO)01/05/2003
HPA webpage on RabiesWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Lyme DiseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - EnterovirusBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Clinical Evidence Lyme disease Best practice
Systematic review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Clinical Evidence01/03/2003
Early management of suspected bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in adultsCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Infection Society (BIS)01/02/2003
WHO Factsheet on Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)FactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)01/11/2002
WHO Factsheet on Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) no 180FactsheetProfessional opinionWorld Health Organization (WHO)01/11/2002
Guidance on local reporting of Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD) and local action by consultants in communicable disease control, (CsCDC)Best practice
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Department of Health (DH)21/05/2001
General information about Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD)Public leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor28/08/2000
Corticosteroids for Guillain-Barre syndrome (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library03/02/2000
Memorandum on Rabies: Prevention and Control (February 2000)Best practiceEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/02/2000
Practical guidelines for responding to an outbreak of meningococcal disease among university students based on experience in SouthamptonBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/99
Early management of meningococcal disease in childrenCare guidelineProfessional opinionMeningitis Research Foundation01/11/98
Ticks and Lyme Disease Learn about the disease in the UKPublic leafletN/AArun District Council et al01/01/97
Control of meningococcal disease : guidance for consultants in communicable disease controlCare guideline
Journal article
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/95
The Facts about Glandular feverFactsheetProfessional opinionAssociation of Medical Microbiologist (AMM)01/01/94