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  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

    A special health authority set up within the NHS to develop appropriate and consistent advice on healthcare technologies, and to commission evidence-based guidelines. Its remit extends in most cases to England, Wales and Northern Ireland 

  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)

    A score to assess the severity of a stroke. 

  • Neuropathic pain

    Pain caused by damage to nerves. 

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