Nice | Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults

24th February 2014 by Louise Hudman

This updated guideline from NICE looks at psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. Although there is quite a lot that is ‘new’ in here, the changes really reflect what we have been doing for a while through QOF (and some of which is now disappearing from QOF).

Here is a summary of what is ‘new’.

Physical health

We should be promoting a ‘healthy’ lifestyle in patients. Consider smoking, weight, exercise levels, diabetes and lipids.

Smoking

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