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    Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

    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 ant...

    Sinusitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

    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 rarel...

    Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

    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 le...

    Guidelines for Hepatitis E & solid organ transplantation

    The incidence and prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection has increased in many developed countries over the last decade. It has also been recognised that HEV infection can persist in immunosuppressed individuals, leading if left untreated to chronic hepatitis and significant liver fibrosis. Tran...

    Cataracts in adults: management

    This guideline covers managing cataracts in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care before, during and after cataract surgery by optimising service organisation, referral and surgical management, and reducing complications. It further aims to improve the availability of information for people wi...

    Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk

    This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive lifestyle-change pr...