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    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 ...

    Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management - update information

    This guideline covers assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones. It aims to improve the detection, clearance and prevention of stones, so reducing pain and anxiety, and improving quality of life. This guideline includes recommendations on: diagnostic imaging; managing pain; medical expulsive ther...

    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...

    Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral - update information

    This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation. This guideline includes recommendations for: people aged 16 and...

    Neuropathic pain in adults: the pharmacological management in non-specialist settings - update information

    This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participati...

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

    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...

    End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management - update information

    This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is ava...

    Multiple sclerosis: Management of multiple sclerosis in primary and secondary care - update information

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management, comprehensive reviews and effective relapse treatment. This guideline includes recommendations on: diagno...

    Motor neurone disease: assessment and management - update information

    This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care. This guideline includes recommendations on: recognition and referra...