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  1. Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing (NG141)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with cellulitis and erysipelas. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  2. Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NG152)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults with leg ulcer infection. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  3. Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing (NG153)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over with impetigo. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  4. Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  5. Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis), acute exacerbation: antimicrobial prescribing (NG117)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing (NG114)

    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.

  7. Urinary tract infection (catheter-associated): antimicrobial prescribing (NG113)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in children, young people and adults. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  8. Urinary tract infection (recurrent): antimicrobial prescribing (NG112)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  9. Pyelonephritis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG111)

    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.

  10. Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing (NG109)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower urinary tract infection (also called cystitis) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  11. Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

  12. Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG84)

    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 leads to complications.

  13. Sinusitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG79)

    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 rarely leads to complications.

  14. Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

    This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

  15. Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  16. HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) (TA92)

    Evidence-based recommendations on HealOzone (ozone-releasing device) for treating tooth decay (occlusal pit/fissure caries/root caries)

  17. Adefovir dipivoxil and peginterferon alfa-2a for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (TA96)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adefovir dipivoxil (Hepsera) and peginterferon alfa-2a (Pegasys) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

  18. Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (TA86)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib for treating unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST/soft tissue sarcoma)

  19. Raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA160)

    Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  20. Raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA161)

    Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  21. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery in adults (TA157)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery

  22. Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza (TA158)

    Evidence-based recommendations on oseltamivir (Tamiflu), amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel) and zanamivir (Relenza) to prevent influenza (flu)

  23. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (TA159)

    Evidence-based recommendations on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin in adults

  24. Rituximab for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA174)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  25. Bevacizumab (first-line), sorafenib (first- and second-line), sunitinib (second-line) and temsirolimus (first-line) for the treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA178)

    Evidence-based recommendations on evacizumab (Avastin), soradenib (Nexavar), sunitinib (Sutent) and temsirolimus (Torisel) for renal cell carcinoma

  26. Febuxostat for the management of hyperuricaemia in people with gout (TA164)

    Evidence-based recommendations on febuxostat (Adenuric) for the management of hyperuricaemia in people with gout

  27. Machine perfusion systems and cold static storage of kidneys from deceased donors (TA165)

    Evidence-based recommendations on machine perfusion systems and cold static storage of kidneys from deceased donors

  28. Ranibizumab and pegaptanib for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (TA155)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) and pegaptanib (Macugen) for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

  29. Routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative (TA156)

    Evidence-based recommendations on routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative

  30. Amantadine, oseltamivir and zanamivir for the treatment of influenza (TA168)

    Evidence-based recommendations on amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel), oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for treating influenza (flu)

  31. Sunitinib for the first-line treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA169)

    Evidence-based recommendations on sunitinib (Sutent) for the first-line treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma

  32. Rivaroxaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or total knee replacement in adults (TA170)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee replacement in adults

  33. Lenalidomide for treating myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality (TA322)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) for myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality

  34. Nalmefene for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence (TA325)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nalmefene (Selincro) for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence

  35. Imatinib for the adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA326)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (cancers in the digestive track)

  36. Dabigatran etexilate for the treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism (TA327)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism

  37. Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis after the failure of conventional therapy (TA329)

    Evidence-based recommendations on infliximab (Remicade, Inflectra, Remsima) adalimumab (Humira) and golimumab (Simponi) for ulcerative colitis after..

  38. Axitinib for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma after failure of prior systemic treatment (TA333)

    Evidence-based recommendations on axitinib (Inlyta) for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (kidney cancer) when prior systemic treatment has failed