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    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing

    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....

    Lyme disease

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment. It does not cover preventing Lyme disease....

    Therapeutic drug monitoring of vancomycin: a guideline of the Division of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Chinese Pharmacological Society

    J Antimicrob Chemother; 71 (11), 2016
    BACKGROUND: Guideline development should be based on the quality of evidence, balance of benefits and harms, economic evaluation and patients' views and preferences. Therefore, these factors were considered in the development of a new guideline for therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of vancomycin. OBJECTI...

    The surgical Infection Society Revised Guidelines on the management of intra-abdominal infection

    Surg. infect.,(Larchmt.); 18 (1), 2017
    BACKGROUND: Previous evidence-based guidelines on the management of intra-abdominal infection (IAI) were published by the Surgical Infection Society (SIS) in 1992, 2002, and 2010. At the time the most recent guideline was released, the plan was to update the guideline every five years to ensure the timel...

    Management of children with chronic wet cough and protracted bacterial bronchitis: CHEST guideline and expert panel report

    Chest; 151 (4), 2017
    BACKGROUND: Wet or productive cough is common in children with chronic cough. We formulated recommendations based on systematic reviews related to the management of chronic wet cough in children (aged ≤ 14 years) based on two key questions: (1) how effective are antibiotics in improving the resolution ...

    Guía española de la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (GesEPOC) 2017: tratamiento farmacológico en fase estable

    Arch. bronconeumol; 53 (6), 2017
    La enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC) presenta una gran heterogeneidad clínica, por lo que su tratamiento se debe individualizar según el nivel de riesgo y el fenotipo. La Guía española de la EPOC (GesEPOC) estableció por primera vez en 2012 unas pautas de tratamiento farmacológico bas...

    Antibiotic prophylaxis is not indicated prior to dental procedures for prevention of periprosthetic joint infections

    Acta orthop; 88 (5), 2017
    Background and purpose: To minimize the risk of hematogenous periprosthetic joint infection (HPJI), international and Dutch guidelines recommended antibiotic prophylaxis prior to dental procedures. Unclear definitions and contradictory recommendations in these guidelines have led to unnecessary antibioti...

    Guideline: managing possible serious bacterial infection in young infants when referral is not feasible

    Infections are responsible for about one fifth of the world’s annual 2.7 million neonatal deaths. In South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa about one quarter of all neonatal deaths are due to infections. Many sick infants only have non-specific signs, and thus are not recognized to have infection. Even when...