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    COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing suspected or confirmed pneumonia in adults in the community

    The purpose of this guideline is to ensure the best treatment for adults with suspected or confirmed pneumonia in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic and best use of NHS resources. We have withdrawn our guideline on diagnosing and managing pneumonia in adults until further notice....

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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....

    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...

    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....