Respiratory tract infections – antibiotic prescribing: Prescribing of antibiotics for self-limiting respiratory tract infections in adults and children in primary care

NICE guidelines [CG69] Published date:

Consultation on review proposal with stakeholders: 02 April 2012 - 18 April 2012

Review decision date: June 2012

Review decision: 

Following consultation with stakeholders this guideline has now been placed on the static list. 

The advice in the NICE guideline covers adults and children (3 months and older) who see their GP or nurse practitioner because of a respiratory tract infection.

It does not specifically look at further care for adults and children (3 months and older) who need investigations and/or immediate antibiotics.

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