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Key COVID-19 guidance

2020-03-24T11:50:00+00:00

The Guidelines team has produced the following directory of COVID-19 information and guidance for primary care. Included on this page is a collection of key guidance and advice from PHE and the NHS, as well as a list of information for specific groups from a range of professional bodies.

Guidelines summaries are designed to be concise and practical, and are developed in conjunction with the original guideline development group

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    NICE CKS candida—female genital

    2020-04-02T14:04:00+01:00By

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. Please refer to the full guideline for the complete set of recommendations.

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    NICE CKS—cow’s milk allergy in children

    2020-04-02T13:48:00+01:00By

    Be aware that the clinical features of cow’s milk allergy are variable in type and severity and can overlap with other common conditions, so clinical judgement is needed when interpreting symptoms.

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    NICE impetigo guideline

    2020-03-27T12:27:00+00:00By

    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.

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    COVID-19 rapid guideline: delivery of systemic anticancer treatments

    2020-03-27T11:53:00+00:00By

    This guideline aims to maximise the safety of patients with cancer and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to match the capacity for cancer treatment to patient needs if services become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic

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    SIGN delirium guideline

    2020-03-26T12:15:00+00:00By

    This guideline summary provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment, and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium. The guideline excludes delirium secondary solely to alcohol and illicit substance use. It also excludes delirium in children.

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    NICE CKS—diarrhoea

    2020-03-26T10:04:00+00:00By

    This summary has been developed for use by community pharmacists under our Guidelines for Pharmacy title and therefore only covers the information relevant to this setting. For community pharmacists, the referral section implies primary care referral prior to secondary care referral. Please see the full guideline for the complete set ...

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