SYSTEMS - Sensory


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Global Atlas of infectious disease an interactive information and mapping systemWeb directoryEvidence citedWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Bugs and Drugs on the Web - Pages on EaracheWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
National electronic Library of Infection
Acanthamoeba keratitis & contact lensesPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionThe College of Optometrists
AIDS/HIV and the eyesPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinioneyesite.ca
The Information Service of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Anterior uveitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionAmerican Optometric Association 
BlepharitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionAmerican Optometric Association
ConjunctivitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionAmerican Optometric Association
Conjunctivitis (pink eye)Public leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinioneyesite.ca
The Information Service of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Isolation of viruses associated with infections of the eye: Keratoconjunstivitis (VSOP 21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/06/2010
Investigation of ear swabs and associated specimens (BSOP 1)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)18/03/2008
Seasonality of Antibiotic Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae That Causes Acute Otitis Media: A Clue for an Antibiotic Restriction Policy? Journal articleEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection07/03/2008
Investigation of eye swabs and canalicular pus (BSOP 2)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)05/03/2008
Topical corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy for bacterial keratitisSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library19/08/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/07/2007
NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries (Formerly PRODIGY) on Candida - Oral Best practiceEvidence citedNHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries 01/01/2007
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Ear infectionPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online02/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - ConjunctivitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online17/01/2006
Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases (NOIDS)Web directoryN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)15/11/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Otitis mediaPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online09/11/2005
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - BlepharitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online24/10/2005
UveitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionRoyal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)03/10/2005
Summary Benchmark: Bacterial KeratitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
American Academy of Ophthalmology01/10/2005
Summary Benchmark: BlepharitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
American Academy of Ophthalmology01/10/2005
Summary Benchmark: ConjunctivitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
American Academy of Ophthalmology01/10/2005
Inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media)FactsheetProfessional opinionNetdoctor02/06/2005
Actinomyces selective agar (MSOP 25)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of sinus aspirate (BSOP 19)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of intraocular fluids and corneal scrapings (BSOP 52)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Antibiotics for trachomaSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library20/04/2005
PRODIGY Guidance - BlepharitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge01/04/2005
General information about ConjunctivitisPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor16/02/2005
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Conjunctivitis - infectiveCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/02/2005
PRODIGY Guidance - Otitis externaCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/07/2004
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Otitis media - acuteCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/06/2004
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and ophthalmologyBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Royal College of Ophthalmologists04/05/2004
Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewRCTCochrane Library26/01/2004
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - ConjunctivitisCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Diagnosis and management of childhood otitis media in primary careCare guidelineEvidence citedScottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)01/02/2003
BlepharitisCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/01/2003
PRODIGY Guidance - Herpes simplex - ocularCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
PRODIGY Knowledge01/01/2003
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - UveitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
NHSDirect Online19/11/2002
Optometric Clinical Practice Guideline: Care of the Patient with ConjunctivitisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
American Optometric Association (AOA)08/11/2002
Antibiotics versus control for toxoplasma retinochoroiditisSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library21/01/2002
Antibiotics versus placebo for acute bacterial conjunctivitisSystematic reviewRCTCochrane Library24/01/2000
An investigation of the hospital charges related to the treatment of endophthalmitis in the endophthalmitis vitrectomy studySystematic reviewRCTNHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD)01/01/99
High dose intravitreal ganciclovir for CMV retinitis:a shelf life and cost comparison studyReviewCase control studiesNHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD)01/01/99
Treatment of Acute Otitis Media with a Shortened Course of AntibioticsReviewMeta analysis
RCT
Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA)03/06/98