April 2017: We updated a recommendation in section 1.3 on corticosteroid treatment for people with severe alcoholic hepatitis. This recommendation is marked as .
Some changes were made to recommendation wording without an evidence review. These recommendations are marked as [2010, amended 2017]. The changes are:
We removed olanzapine from recommendation 126.96.36.199 because the formulation is no longer available.
We removed a note from recommendation 188.8.131.52 because the nationally agreed guidelines for liver transplant assessment in the context of alcohol-related liver disease are no longer available online.
Minor changes since publication
May 2021: We linked to the updated MHRA safety advice on antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy in recommendation 184.108.40.206.
August 2019: We updated the glossary definitions and terminology for harmful drinking and hazardous drinking in line with the UK chief medical officers' low risk drinking guidelines.