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  1. Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

  2. Social work with adults experiencing complex needs (NG216)

    This guideline covers the planning, delivery and review of social work interventions for adults who have complex needs. It promotes ways for social work professionals, other care staff and people with complex needs to work together to make decisions about care and support.

  3. Epilepsies in children, young people and adults (NG217)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing epilepsy in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care, and referral to tertiary services. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for different seizure types and epilepsy syndromes, and reduce the risks for people with epilepsy.

  4. Disabled children and young people up to 25 with severe complex needs: integrated service delivery and organisation across health, social care and education (NG213)

    This guideline covers support for disabled children and young people with severe complex needs, from birth to 25 years. It aims to encourage education, health and social care services to work together and provide more coordinated support to children and young people, and their families and carers.

  5. EarlyCDT Lung for assessing risk of lung cancer in solid lung nodules (DG46)

    Evidence-based recommendations on EarlyCDT Lung for assessing the risk of lung cancer in solid lung nodules

  6. PredictSURE IBD and IBDX to guide treatment of Crohn's disease (DG45)

    Evidence-based recommendations on PredictSURE IBD and IBDX for guiding treatment of Crohn’s disease

  7. Supercapsular percutaneously assisted total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis (IPG726)

    Evidence-based recommendations on supercapsular percutaneously assisted total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in adults. This involves replacing a hip using smaller cuts than are used in standard surgery

  8. Endoanchoring systems in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (IPG725)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoanchoring systems in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. This involves using an anchoring device to hold a stent in place to prevent leaks in an aneurysm repair

  9. Endoscopic full thickness removal of gastrointestinal stromal tumours of the stomach (IPG717)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic full thickness removal of gastrointestinal stromal tumours of the stomach. This involves removing a tumour using an endoscope and forceps. The aim is to remove the tumour without the need for open surgery

  10. Endoscopic balloon dilation for subglottic or tracheal stenosis (IPG719)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic balloon dilation for subglottic or tracheal stenosis. This involves introducing a balloon device with the aim of widening the stenotic airway to improve symptoms

  11. Stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia (IPG715)

    Evidence-based recommendations on stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia in adults. This involves focussing radiation on the trigeminal nerve to damage it, thereby relieving pain

  12. Intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening (IPG718)

    Evidence-based recommendations on intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening in children, young people and adults. This involves surgically inserting a metal lengthening device in the shorter leg

  13. Intramedullary distraction for upper limb lengthening (IPG722)

    Evidence-based recommendations on intramedullary distraction for upper limb lengthening in children, young people and adults. This involves surgically inserting a metal lengthening device in the shorter arm

  14. Microwave ablation for primary or metastatic cancer in the lung (IPG716)

    Evidence-based recommendations on microwave ablation for primary or metastatic cancer in the lung in adults. This involves inserting a probe into the lung, through the skin of the chest, to send microwaves into the cancer cells. This produces heat, aiming to destroy the cancer (ablation)

  15. Percutaneous insertion of a cystic duct stent after cholecystostomy for acute calculous cholecystitis (IPG720)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous insertion of a cystic duct stent after cholecystostomy for acute calculous cholecystitis. This involves inserting a tube called a stent into or across the cystic duct. The aim is to allow bile to flow through the tube, bypassing the blockage and preventing further obstruction

  16. Personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) using mesh to prevent aortic root expansion and aortic dissection in people with Marfan syndrome (IPG724)

    Evidence-based recommendations on personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) using mesh to prevent aortic root expansion and aortic dissection in people with Marfan syndrome

  17. Synthetic cartilage implant insertion for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis (hallux rigidus) (IPG727)

    Evidence-based recommendations on synthetic cartilage implant insertion for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis (hallux rigidus). This involves replacing damaged cartilage with an artificial (synthetic) implant

  18. Vertebral body tethering for idiopathic scoliosis in children and young people (IPG728)

    Evidence-based recommendations on vertebral body tethering for idiopathic scoliosis in children and young people. This involves fixing a cord to screws that have been placed into the vertebral bodies (bone discs in the spine), and pulling it taut to restrict growth on the long side of the spine