2 Notes on the scope of the guidance

2 Notes on the scope of the guidance

NICE guidelines are developed in accordance with a scope that defines what the guideline will and will not cover. The scope of this guideline is available from our website – click on 'How this guidance was developed'.

The aim of this guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations to guide healthcare professionals in the appropriate prescribing of antibiotics for self-limiting respiratory tract infections in adults and children in primary care.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)