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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.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated October 2019

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2020

Prostatitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG110)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute prostatitis. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published January 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2017

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2019

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published November 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published March 2018

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2020

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG138)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

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

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Diabetic foot infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10132] Expected publication date: 11 October 2019

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10137] Expected publication date: 30 June 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Secondary infection of common skin conditions including eczema: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10135] Expected publication date: 10 November 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Insect bites and stings: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10136] Expected publication date: 30 June 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Skin abscess: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10163] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Conjunctivitis: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10166] Expected publication date: 05 March 2021

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Stye: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10167] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Blepharitis: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10168] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Clostridioides difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10144] Expected publication date: 06 April 2021

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Crisaborole for treating mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in people aged 2 years and older (ID1195)

In development [GID-TA10435] Expected publication date: 03 June 2020

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Eltrombopag for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (TA293)

Evidence-based recommendations on eltrombopag (Revolade) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (chronic ITP)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2013 Last updated October 2018

Aripiprazole for treating moderate to severe manic episodes in adolescents with bipolar I disorder (TA292)

Evidence-based recommendations on aripiprazole (Abilify) for treating moderate to severe manic episodes in adolescents with bipolar I disorder

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2013

Mirabegron for treating symptoms of overactive bladder (TA290)

Evidence-based recommendations on mirabegron (Betmiga) for treating the symptoms of overactive bladder

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2013

Guidance on the use of fludarabine for B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA29)

Evidence-based recommendations on the use of fludarabine for B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2001

Dapagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA288)

Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2013 Last updated November 2016

Rivaroxaban for treating pulmonary embolism and preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism (TA287)

Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for treating pulmonary embolism and preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2013

Loxapine inhalation for treating acute agitation and disturbed behaviours associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (terminated appraisal) (TA286)

NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS of loxapine inhalation for treating acute agitation and disturbed behaviours associated with

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2013

Bevacizumab in combination with gemcitabine and carboplatin for treating the first recurrence of platinum-sensitive advanced ovarian cancer (TA285)

Evidence-based recommendations on bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with gemcitabine and carboplatin for treating the first recurrence of

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2013

Bevacizumab in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for first-line treatment of advanced ovarian cancer (TA284)

Evidence-based recommendations on bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for first-line treatment of advanced ovarian cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2013

Ranibizumab for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (TA283)

Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) for treating sight problems caused by macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2013

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2008

Infliximab for acute exacerbations of ulcerative colitis (TA163)

Evidence-based recommendations on infliximab (Remicade) for acute exacerbations of ulcerative colitis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2008

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2008 Last updated February 2018

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2008 Last updated February 2018

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2008

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)

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2008

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2008

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2008

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)

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2008 Last updated May 2012

Telbivudine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (TA154)

Evidence-based recommendations on telbivudine (Sebivo) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2008

Entecavir for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (TA153)

Evidence-based recommendations on entecavir (Baraclude) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2008

Drug-eluting stents for the treatment of coronary artery disease (TA152)

Evidence-based recommendations on drug-eluting stents for the treatment of coronary artery disease

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2008

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (TA151)

Evidence-based recommendations on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for the treatment of diabetes mellitus

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2008