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Independent professional body guideline

Ear irrigation guideline

2021-04-12T00:00:00+01:00By Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre and Audiology Services, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Guideline summary for ear irrigation, which also provides information on the purpose and scope of the procedure

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NICE guideline

NICE tinnitus guideline

2020-04-09T11:40:00+01:00By

For people with long-standing tinnitus who have delayed accessing care, aim to find out the reason for the delay and why they are accessing care now. This could involve, for example, asking questions about lifestyle factors or changes in health

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NICE cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

2019-02-18T09:00:00+00:00By

When should you prescribe antibiotics for a cough? This summary of the NICE guideline on acute cough also includes a useful treatment flowchart. 

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NICE guideline

NICE otitis media guideline

2018-10-08T13:35:00+01:00By

This summary discusses appropriate management of children and young people with otitis media, and when it is appropriate to prescribe antibiotics.

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NICE guideline

NICE hearing loss guidance

2018-07-31T09:18:00+01:00By

When should you refer a patient with hearing loss for specialist care? This summary covers assessment, removing earwax, and provision of information.

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NICE guideline

NICE sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

2018-02-13T11:08:00+00:00By

When should you prescribe antibiotics for a sore throat? This concise summary includes an algorithm on appropriate prescribing

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Independent professional body guideline

Otoscopy guideline

2016-05-19T00:00:00+01:00By Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre and Audiology Services, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

A practical guideline summary for otoscopy, which should be carried out prior to any ear procedure.

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SIGN guideline

SIGN sore throat guideline

2016-05-08T00:00:00+01:00By

This summarises SIGN's guideline on the diagnosis and management of sore throat, and indications for tonsillectomy.

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Management of common eye conditions: blepharitis

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Fiona Chiu (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) explains the symptoms and management of blepharitis.

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Management of common eye conditions: conjunctivitis

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Sarah Thomas (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of conjunctivitis.

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Management of common eye conditions: dry eye

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Fiona Chiu (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) covers the presentation, causes, and treatment of dry eye.

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Management of common eye conditions: corneal and subtarsal foreign bodies

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Sarah Thomas (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) covers the symptoms and treatment of foreign bodies in the eye.

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Management of common eye conditions: chalazion (meibomian cyst)

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Fiona Chiu (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) describes the presentation and management of chalazion (meibomian cyst).