This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 25a, January 2011 includes the following topics:

Clopidogrel and modified-release dipyridamole for the prevention of occlusive vascular events (NICE TA210)

Prucalopride for the treatment of chronic constipation in women (NICE TA211)

Sedation in children and young people. Sections covered include; assessment,choice of sedation technique, prescribing, monitoring, cautions and counselling, discharge planning and training (NICE CG112)