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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  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. Apixaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (TA275)

    Evidence-based recommendations on apixaban (Eliquis) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF)

  17. Colistimethate sodium and tobramycin dry powders for inhalation for treating pseudomonas lung infection in cystic fibrosis (TA276)

    Evidence-based recommendations on colistimethate sodium and tobramycin dry powders for inhalation for pseudomonas lung infection in cystic fibrosis

  18. Denosumab for the prevention of skeletal-related events in adults with bone metastases from solid tumours (TA265)

    Evidence-based recommendations on denosumab (XGEVA) for the prevention of skeletal-related events in adults with bone metastases from solid tumours

  19. Mannitol dry powder for inhalation for treating cystic fibrosis (TA266)

    Evidence-based recommendations on mannitol dry powder for inhalation (Bronchitol) for treating cystic fibrosis (CF)

  20. Ipilimumab for previously treated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA268)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ipilimumab (Yervoy) for previously treated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma

  21. Percutaneous vertebroplasty and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for treating osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (TA279)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous vertebroplasty and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. Vinflunine for the treatment of advanced or metastatic transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelial tract (TA272)

    Evidence-based recommendations on vinflunine (Javlor) for the treatment of advanced or metastatic transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelial tract

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. Rivaroxaban for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and prevention of recurrent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (TA261)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for treating deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and preventing recurrent DVT and pulmonary embolism