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Independent professional body guideline

PCDS management of acne guideline

2020-06-10T09:08:00+01:00By

A concise summary of the Primary Care Dermatology Society's guideline on the treatment of acne vulgaris.

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Independent professional body guideline

PCDS atopic eczema guideline

2020-06-10T08:39:00+01:00By

An overview of the management of atopic eczema. Covers taking a clinical history, step-by-step treatment, and includes an eczema management plan.

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NICE guideline

COVID-19 rapid guideline: dermatological conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response

2020-05-01T14:42:00+01:00By

The purpose of this Guidelines summary is to maximise the safety of children and adults who have dermatological conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Independent professional body guideline

PCDS actinic keratosis guideline

2020-04-08T00:00:00+01:00By

This Guidelines summary includes recommendations on recognition and diagnosis of actinic keratosis, use of clinical findings, management and options for treatment. It includes an algorithm of the pathway from recognition to treatment in primary care, including red flags to recognise.

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NICE guideline

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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NICE guideline

NICE Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing guideline

2020-02-27T14:13:00+00:00By

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults with leg ulcer infection. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

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NICE guideline

NICE CKS—head lice

2019-12-19T09:34:00+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. Areas covered include: treatment and management, advantages and disadvantages of treatment options, information and advice for those with the condition. Please refer to the full guideline for the complete set of recommendations.

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Independent professional body guideline

PCDS adult eczema pathway

2019-12-10T09:30:00+00:00By

A concise, helpful summary of the PCDS treatment pathway for the assessment and management of adult eczema

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NICE guideline

NICE/PHE cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing

2019-10-22T11:05:00+01:00By ,

This summary covers an antimicrobial strategy for patients with cellulitis and erysipelas

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Independent professional body guideline

PCDS rosacea treatment pathway guideline

2019-05-22T00:00:00+01:00By

A clear summary of the PCDS guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of rosacea.

Educational resources

Actinic keratosis checklist

Checklist

Implementing the Primary Care Dermatology Society guideline and primary care treatment pathway for actinic (solar) keratosis

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