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 Paul Reading, Consultant Neurologist, Department of Sleep Medicine, The James Cook University Hospital.

Dr Zenobia Zaiwalla, Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, John Radcliffe Hospital.

Prof Adam Zeman, Professor of Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology, University of Exeter Medical School.

Declarations of interest

Dr Paul Reading: Speaker fees for educational meetings on various sleep topics from UCB Pharma and AstraZeneca.

Dr Zenobia Zaiwalla: No interests declared. Leads on the non-respiratory paediatric and adult sleep disorder service at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Prof Adam Zeman: 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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