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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When should you refer a patient to the ophthalmic department? This summary covers good practice advice, and includes a useful care pathway.
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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