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  1. Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  2. Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis), acute exacerbation: antimicrobial prescribing (NG117)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  3. Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing (NG109)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower urinary tract infection (also called cystitis) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  4. 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.

  5. Sinusitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG79)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute sinusitis. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute sinusitis is usually caused by a virus, lasts for about 2 to 3 weeks, and most people get better without antibiotics. Withholding antibiotics rarely leads to complications.

  6. Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG84)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute sore throat. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute sore throat is often caused by a virus, lasts for about a week, and most people get better without antibiotics. Withholding antibiotics rarely leads to complications.

  7. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing (NG114)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  8. Urinary tract infection (catheter-associated): antimicrobial prescribing (NG113)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in children, young people and adults. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  9. Urinary tract infection (recurrent): antimicrobial prescribing (NG112)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  10. Pyelonephritis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG111)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute pyelonephritis (upper urinary tract infection) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  11. Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing (NG141)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with cellulitis and erysipelas. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  12. Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NG152)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults with leg ulcer infection. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  13. Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing (NG153)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over with impetigo. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  14. Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

    This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

  15. Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  16. Inotersen for treating hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (HST9)

    Evidence-based recommendations on inotersen (Tegsedi) for stage 1 and stage 2 polyneuropathy in adults with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis

  17. Burosumab for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia in children and young people (HST8)

    Evidence-based recommendations on burosumab (Crysvita) for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) in children and young people

  18. Asfotase alfa for treating paediatric-onset hypophosphatasia (HST6)

    Evidence-based recommendations on asfotase alfa (Strensiq) for treating paediatric-onset hypophosphatasia in adults and children

  19. Eculizumab for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HST1)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eculizumab (Soliris) for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome in adults and children

  20. Ataluren for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy with a nonsense mutation in the dystrophin gene (HST3)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ataluren (Translarna) for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy with a nonsense mutation in the dystrophin gene in people aged

  21. Cerliponase alfa for treating neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (HST12)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cerliponase alfa (Brineura) for treating neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 in children

  22. Voretigene neparvovec for treating inherited retinal dystrophies caused by RPE65 gene mutations (HST11)

    Evidence-based recommendations on voretigene neparvovec (Luxturna) for RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophies in people with vision loss caused by inherit

  23. Patisiran for treating hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (HST10)

    Evidence-based recommendations on patisiran (Onpattro) for treating hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis in adults with stage 1 and stage 2 polyneuropathy

  24. Bevacizumab and cetuximab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (TA118)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bevacizumab (Avastin) and cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating metastatic colorectal cancer

  25. Fludarabine monotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA119)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fludarabine (Fludara) monotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  26. Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (TA200)

    Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa (2a [Pegasys] or 2b [ViraferonPeg]) and ribavirin (Copegus or Rebetol) for treating chronic hepatitis C

  27. Denosumab for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women (TA204)

    Evidence-based recommendations on denosumab (Prolia) for preventing osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  28. Trastuzumab for the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer (TA208)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trastuzumab (Herceptin) for treating adenocarcinoma (HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer/stomach cancer)

  29. Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA209)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for treating unresectable (inoperable) and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs)

  30. Human growth hormone (somatropin) for the treatment of growth failure in children (TA188)

    Evidence-based recommendations on human growth hormone (somatropin) for treating growth failure in children

  31. Infliximab and adalimumab for the treatment of Crohn's disease (TA187)

    Evidence-based recommendations on infliximab (Remicade) and adalimumab (Humira) for treating Crohn's disease in adults

  32. Etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (TA199)

    Evidence-based recommendations on etanercept (Enbrel) infliximab (Remicade) and adalimumab (Humira) for treating active and progressive psoriatic arthritis

  33. Dronedarone for the treatment of non-permanent atrial fibrillation (TA197)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dronedarone (Multaq) for treating non-permanent atrial fibrillation (AF)

  34. Adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, rituximab and abatacept for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis after the failure of a TNF inhibitor (TA195)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, rituximab and abatacept for treating rheumatoid arthritis after failure of a TNF inhibitor

  35. Rituximab for the treatment of relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA193)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for treating relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  36. Topotecan for the treatment of recurrent and stage IVB cervical cancer (TA183)

    Evidence-based recommendations on topotecan (Hycamtin) for treating recurrent stage IVB (stage 4B) cervical cancer (cancer of the cervix)

  37. Trabectedin for the treatment of advanced soft tissue sarcoma (TA185)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trabectedin (Yondelis) for treating advanced soft tissue sarcoma (tumours/cancer)

  38. Gefitinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA192)

    Evidence-based recommendations on gefitinib (Iressa) for the first-line treatment of advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)