NICE Bites; Respiratory Tract Infections (acute) – antimicrobial prescribing

· North West Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 107 May 2018 includes two topics:

Sore throat (acute); antimicrobial prescribing

Sections covered include: assessment, treatment and management,  general advice, self-care advice, ‘no prescription’ advice, ‘back-up’ prescription advice, choice of antibiotic for sore throat in adults, children and young people.

Otitis Media (acute); antimicrobial prescribing

Sections covered include: assessment, treatment and management,  general advice, self-care advice, ‘no prescription’ advice, ‘back-up’ prescription advice, choice of antibiotic for otitis media in children and young people.

 

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