Resultados: 121

    Urinary tract infection in under 16s: diagnosis and management - update information

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing first or recurrent upper or lower urinary tract infections in infants, children and young people. It aims to achieve more consistent clinical practice, based on accurate diagnosis and effective management. This guideline includes recommendations on: investiga...

    Myeloma: diagnosis and management - update information

    This guideline covers the diagnosing and managing of myeloma (including smouldering myeloma and primary plasma cell leukaemia) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to improve care for people with myeloma by promoting the most effective tests and treatments for myeloma and its complications. This guideline...

    Prostatitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing - update information

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute prostatitis. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. This guideline includes recommendations on: managing acute prostatitis, including treatment, reassessment and referral; choice of antibiotic; and self...

    Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management - update information

    This guideline covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). It aims to help healthcare professionals investigate the cause of heavy periods that are affecting a woman’s quality of life and to offer the right treatments, taking into account the woman’s priorities and preferenc...

    Pyelonephritis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing - update information

    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. This guideline includes recommendations on: managing...

    Lyme disease: update information

    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. This guideline includes recommendations on: being aware of ...

    Oxygen therapy for acutely ill medical patients: a clinical practice guideline

    BMJ; 363 (), 2018
    What is the best way to use oxygen therapy for patients with an acute medical illness? A systematic review published in the Lancet in April 2018 found that supplemental oxygen in inpatients with normal oxygen saturation increases mortality.1 Its authors concluded that oxygen should be administered conser...

    Depression in children and young people: identification and management

    This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in children and young people aged 5 to 18 years. Based on the stepped-care model, it aims to improve recognition and assessment and promote effective treatments for mild and moderate to severe depression....

    Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment

    This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin. It focuses on methods used before, during and after surgery to minimise the risk of infection....

    Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

    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....