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Showing 1 to 15 of 101 results for infectious disease

  1. Infectious disease prevention and control

    All NICE products on infectious disease prevention and control. Includes any guidance, advice and quality standards.

  2. Hepatitis B (QS65)

    This quality standard covers testing, diagnosing and managing hepatitis B in adults, young people and children (from birth). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Lyme disease (NG95)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment. It does not cover preventing Lyme disease.

  4. Hepatitis B (chronic): diagnosis and management (CG165)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing chronic hepatitis B in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve care for people with hepatitis B by specifying which tests and treatments to use for people of different ages and with different disease severities.

  5. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (QS190)

    This quality standard covers increasing the uptake of flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  6. Tuberculosis (NG33)

    This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve ways of finding people who have TB in the community and recommends that everyone under 65 with latent TB should be treated. It describes how TB services should be organised, including the role of the TB control board.

  7. Adalimumab and dexamethasone for treating non-infectious uveitis (TA460)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira) and dexamethasone (Ozurdex) for treating non-infectious uveitis in adults.

  8. Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

    This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

  9. Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis (TA590)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis in adults.

  10. Helping to prevent infection

    Help for care home managers and staff to prevent infection

  11. 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.

  12. Clostridioides difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NG199)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing Clostridioides difficile infection in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over in community and hospital settings. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The recommendations do not cover diagnosis.

  13. Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal disease: recognition, diagnosis and management (NG240)

    This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal disease in babies, children, young people and adults. It aims to reduce death and disability by helping healthcare professionals recognise meningitis and treat it quickly and effectively.

  14. Neonatal infection: antibiotics for prevention and treatment (NG195)

    This guideline covers preventing bacterial infection in healthy babies of up to and including 28 days corrected gestational age, treating pregnant women whose unborn baby is at risk of infection, and caring for babies of up to and including 28 days corrected gestational age with a suspected or confirmed bacterial infection. It aims to reduce delays in recognising and treating infection and prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics. The guideline does not cover viral infections.

  15. Cefiderocol for treating severe drug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections (HTE2)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cefiderocol for treating severe drug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections....