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  1. Antimicrobial stewardship

    Everything NICE has said on effective antimicrobial medicine use and preventing the spread of resistant microbes in an interactive flowchart

  2. 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.

  3. Patient support and information:- A descriptive study involving patients who have had neutropenic sepsis and their carers should be undertaken to find out what types of support and information patients and carers were given, which of these they found helpful or unhelpful, and whether they think additional or different types of support or information are needed.

    information:- A descriptive study involving patients who have had neutropenic sepsis and their carers should be undertaken to find out...

  4. Validation of clinical early warning scores in pre-hospital and emergency care settings:- Can early warning scores, for example NEWS (national early warning scores for adults) and PEWS (paediatric early warning score), be used to improve the detection of sepsis and facilitate prompt and appropriate clinical response in pre-hospital settings and in emergency departments?

    PEWS (paediatric early warning score), be used to improve the detection of sepsis and facilitate prompt and appropriate clinical...

  5. COVID-19 rapid guideline: acute kidney injury in hospital (NG175)

    The purpose of this guideline is to help healthcare professionals prevent, detect and manage acute kidney injury in adults in hospital with known or suspected COVID-19. This is important to improve outcomes and reduce the need for renal replacement therapy.

  6. Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management (NG143)

    This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children who present with fever in primary and secondary care.

  7. What is the impact and longer-term clinical outcomes of adding procalcitonin testing to standard clinical practice with protocol-driven care in the NHS, to guide the use of antibiotic treatment in people with confirmed or highly suspected sepsis in intensive care units and in people with suspected bacterial infections presenting to the emergency department?

    use of antibiotic treatment in people with confirmed or highly suspected sepsis in intensive care units and in people with suspected...