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:

Review decision date: February 2014

Review decision: 

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

Next review date: TBC

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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