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    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...

    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...

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing - update information

    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. This guideline includes recommendations on: treatment; reassessment; referral and seeking specialist ...

    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...

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis) in people aged 16 and older. It aims to help people with COPD to receive a diagnosis earlier so that they can benefit from treatments to reduce symptoms, improve q...

    Post-traumatic stress disorder

    This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by reducing symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, sleep problems and difficulties with concentration. Recommendations also aim to raise awar...

    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....

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

    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....

    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...