Effectiveness and economic evaluation of self-help educational materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: randomised controlled trial – Health Technology Assessment Volume: 19 Issue: 59

Most people who quit smoking successfully for a short period will return to smoking again in 12 months. A previous exploratory meta-analysis indicated that self-help booklets may be effective for smoking relapse prevention in unaided quitters. This study aimed to evaluate

Viscoelastic point-of-care testing to assist with the diagnosis, management and monitoring of haemostasis: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis – Health Technology Assessment Volume: 19 Issue: 58

Patients with substantive bleeding usually require transfusion and/or (re-)operation. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion is independently associated with a greater risk of infection, morbidity, increased hospital stay and mortality. ROTEM (ROTEM®Delta, TEM International GmbH, Munich, Germany; www.rotem.de), TEG (TEG® 5000

A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of prognostic factors for foot ulceration in people with diabetes: the international research collaboration for the prediction of diabetic foot ulcerations (PODUS) – Health Technology Assessment Volume: 19 Issue: 57

Annual foot risk assessment of people with diabetes is recommended in national and international clinical guidelines. At present, these are consensus based and use only a proportion of the available evidence. We undertook a systematic review of individual patient data (IPD)

Cangrelor for reducing atherothrombotic events in people undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention or awaiting surgery requiring interruption of anti‑platelet therapy (terminated appraisal) – NICE technology appraisal guidance [TA351]

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of cangrelor for reducing atherothrombotic events in people undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention or awaiting surgery requiring interruption of anti-platelet therapy because no evidence submission was received from