Development of this evidence summary

Development of this evidence summary

The evidence summary: process guide (2017) sets out the process NICE uses to select topics for evidence summaries and details how the summaries are developed, quality assured and approved for publication.

Expert advisers

Dr Anand Iyer, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Karen Pysden, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Venkat Thiyagesh, Consultant in Paediatrics, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Declarations of interest

Anand Iyer: No interests declared

Karen Pysden: No interests declared

Venkat Thiyagesh: No interests declared

About this evidence summary

Evidence summaries provide a summary of the best available published evidence for selected new medicines, unlicensed medicines or off-label use of licensed medicines.

The summaries assess the strengths and weaknesses of the best available evidence to inform health professionals and commissioners' decision-making.

This summary is not NICE guidance.

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