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The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) was formed in 1993. Its objective is to improve the quality of health care for patients in Scotland by reducing variation in practice and outcome, through the development and dissemination of national clinical guidelines containing recommendations for effective practice based on current evidence. In January 2005 SIGN became part…

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Diagnosis and management of head and neck cancer – SIGN 90

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The guideline follows the patient’s journey of care from prevention and awareness through  treatment to follow up and rehabilitation, making generic recommendations which hold for all  head and neck cancers. The treatment sections focus specifically on cancers of the larynx, oral cavity, oropharynx and hypopharynx, as these are the tumour sites with the highest incidences.…

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Management of Unerupted and Impacted Third Molar Teeth – SIGN 43

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Third molars generally erupt between the ages of 18 and 24 years, although there is wide variation in eruption dates. One or more third molars are absent in approximately 25% of adults but they may still be present in the elderly, otherwise edentulous, patient. The prevalence of unerupted third molars varies widely and is influenced…

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