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  1. Topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride, paclitaxel, trabectedin and gemcitabine for treating recurrent ovarian cancer (TA389)

    Evidence-based recommendations on topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride (Caelyx), paclitaxel, trabectedin (Yondelis) and gemcitabine...

  2. Sacubitril valsartan for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (TA388)

    Evidence-based recommendations on sacubitril valsartan (Entresto) for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

  3. Controlled drugs: safe use and management (NG46)

    This guideline covers systems and processes for using and managing controlled drugs safely in all NHS settings except care homes. It aims to improve working practices to comply with legislation and have robust governance arrangements. It also aims to reduce the safety risks associated with controlled drugs.

  4. Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery (NG45)

    This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.

  5. Ruxolitinib for treating disease-related splenomegaly or symptoms in adults with myelofibrosis (TA386)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ruxolitinib (Jakavi) for treating disease-related splenomegaly or symptoms in adults with myelofibrosis

  6. Guidance on the use of temozolomide for the treatment of recurrent malignant glioma (brain cancer) (TA23)

    Evidence-based recommendations on temozolomide (Temodal) for malignant glioma in children over 3 years, young people and adults.

  7. Ezetimibe for treating primary heterozygous-familial and non-familial hypercholesterolaemia (TA385)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ezetimibe (Ezetrol) for treating primary heterozygous-familial and non-familial hypercholesterolaemia.

  8. Nivolumab for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA384)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults

  9. Fractures (non-complex): assessment and management (NG38)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing non-complex fractures that can be treated in the emergency department or orthopaedic clinic. It aims to improve practice so that people with fractures receive the care that they need without unnecessary tests and treatments.

  10. Major trauma: service delivery (NG40)

    This guideline covers the organisation and provision of major trauma services in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by providing a systematic approach to the delivery of major trauma care. It does not cover services for people with burns.

  11. Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NG41)

    This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease.It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

  12. Major trauma: assessment and initial management (NG39)

    This guideline covers the rapid identification and early management of major trauma in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by improving the quality of their immediate care. It does not cover care for people with burns.

  13. TNF-alpha inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (TA383)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira), certolizumab pegol (Cimzia), etanercept (Enbrel), golimumab (Simponi) and infliximab (Remicade, Remsima…

  14. Ramucirumab for treating advanced gastric cancer or gastro–oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma previously treated with chemotherapy (TA378)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ramucirumab (Cyramza)

  15. Enzalutamide for treating metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer before chemotherapy is indicated (TA377)

    Evidence-based recommendations on enzalutamide (Xtandi) for treating metastatic, hormone-relapsed prostate cancer for people in whom chemotherapy is not yet

  16. Adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, certolizumab pegol, golimumab, tocilizumab and abatacept for rheumatoid arthritis not previously treated with DMARDs or after conventional DMARDs only have failed (TA375)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira), etanercept (Enbrel), infliximab (Remicade, Remsima, Inflectra), certolizumab pegol (Cimzia), golimumab…

  17. Ciclosporin for treating dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears (TA369)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ciclosporin (Ikervis) for treating dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears

  18. Bortezomib for previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma (TA370)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bortezomib (Velcade) for treating previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma in adults

  19. Abatacept, adalimumab, etanercept and tocilizumab for treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis (TA373)

    Evidence-based recommendations on abatacept, adalimumab, etanercept and tocilizumab for treating polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

  20. Care of dying adults in the last days of life (NG31)

    This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by maintaining their comfort and dignity. The guideline covers how to manage common symptoms without causing unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.

  21. Erlotinib and gefitinib for treating non-small-cell lung cancer that has progressed after prior chemotherapy (TA374)

    Evidence-based recommendations on erlotinib (Tarceva) and gefitinib (Iressa) for treating locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

  22. Intravenous fluid therapy in children and young people in hospital (NG29)

    This guideline covers general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluids for children and young people under 16 years, including assessing fluid and electrolyte status and prescribing IV fluid therapy. It applies to a range of conditions and different settings. It does not include recommendations relating to specific conditions. This guideline represents a major opportunity to improve patient safety for children and young people having IV fluid therapy in hospital.

  23. Ombitasvir–paritaprevir–ritonavir with or without dasabuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA365)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ombitasvir–paritaprevir–ritonavir (Viekirax) with or without dasabuvir (Exviera) for some types of chronic hepatitis C

  24. Vortioxetine for treating major depressive episodes (TA367)

    Evidence-based recommendations on vortioxetine (Brintellix) for treating major depressive episodes in adults

  25. Ledipasvir–sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA363)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ledipasvir–sofosbuvir (Harvoni) for treating some types (genotypes) of chronic hepatitis C

  26. Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management (CG150)

    This guideline covers advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults. It aims to improve the recognition and management of headaches, with more targeted treatment to improve the quality of life for people with headaches, and to reduce unnecessary investigations.

  27. Children's attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care (NG26)

    This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local authorities in foster homes (including kinship foster care), residential settings and other accommodation, or on the edge of care. It aims to address the many emotional and psychological needs of children and young people in these situations, including those resulting from maltreatment.

  28. Blood transfusion (NG24)

    This guideline covers the assessment for and management of blood transfusions in adults, young people and children over 1 year old. It covers the general principles of blood transfusion, but does not make recommendations relating to specific conditions.

  29. Tolvaptan for treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (TA358)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tolvaptan (Jinarc) for treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

  30. Idelalisib for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA359)

    Evidence-based recommendations on idelalisib (Zydelig) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in adults

  31. Developing and updating local formularies (MPG1)

    This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.

  32. Edoxaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (TA355)

    Evidence-based recommendations on edoxaban (Lixiana) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF)