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Table 1 Update status labels and definitions

From: Updated recommendations: an assessment of NICE clinical guidelines

Update status label* Definition* Recommendations included in case-control study
Reviewed New New-replaced Recommendation from original guideline that has been changed following review of evidence. Cases
New-added New recommendation following review of evidence.  
Not changed Recommendation from the original guideline where evidence has been reviewed but the recommendation is not changed. Controls
Deleted Recommendation from original guideline that has been removed.  
Not reviewed Recommendation from the original guideline where the evidence has not been formally reviewed for the update.  
Amended A small amendment has been made to the original recommendation but the evidence has not been updated or reviewed.  
  1. *Adapted from NICE manual[5].