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Hide details for AcinetobacterAcinetobacter
Working Party Guidance on the Control of multi-resistant Acinetobacter Outbreaks (2006)Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)08/29/2006
Hide details for AcneAcne
Advice on the safe introduction and continued use of isotretinoin (Roaccutane) in acneBest practice
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Evidence citedBritish Association of Dermatologists (BAD01/26/2004
Clinical Guidance - Acne VulgarisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge02/01/2003
Hide details for Acute Otitis MediaAcute Otitis Media
Appendix 2 Specialist Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (SACAR) Antimicrobial Framework Best practice
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Evidence citedAdvisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection08/01/2007
Acute Otitis Media (MeReC Bulletin)Best practice
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The National Prescribing Centre12/08/2006
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Otitis media - acuteCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge06/01/2004
Diagnosis and management of childhood otitis media in primary careCare guidelineEvidence citedScottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)02/01/2003
Hide details for AdenovirusAdenovirus
Steam inhalation or humidified oxygen for acute bronchiolitis in children up to three years of age (Protocol) Best practice
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RCT
Cochrane Library04/18/2007
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - AdenovirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for AnthraxAnthrax
HPA webpages on Deliberate Release - Information for Healthcare ProfessionalsBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/15/2007
Deliberate Release - Questions commonly asked by health care providers about AnthraxCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/24/2007
Anthrax Information and Public Health Emergency Preparedness & ResponseCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)03/21/2005
Clinical action cards to help GPs recognise new diseases and new threatsBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)05/18/2004
Clinical Issues in the Prophylaxis, Diagnosis, and Treatment of AnthraxCare guidelineEvidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)02/01/2002
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Anthrax - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge11/01/2001
Hide details for Antibiotic resistanceAntibiotic resistance
Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings 2007Best practice
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)06/01/2007
Probiotics for the prevention of pediatric antibiotic-associated diarrhea (Review)Best practice
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Cochrane Library04/18/2007
WHO REPORT 200: Global Tuberculosis Control, Surveillance, Planning, FinancingBest practice
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World Health Organization (WHO)03/22/2007
Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis. Best practice
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Evidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)09/16/2006
Research - A randomised controlled trial of management strategies for acute infective conjunctivitis in general practice.Best practice
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British Medical Journal (BMJ)07/07/2006
Antibiotic GuidanceCare guideline
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)05/12/2006
Guidelines for the prevention of endocarditis: report of the Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial ChemotherapyBest practice
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Evidence citedJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy04/19/2006
Guidelines for the control and prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilitiesBest practice
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Hospital Infection Society (HIS)04/03/2006
Guidelines for the prophylaxis and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the UK Best practice
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Evidence citedBritish Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)02/28/2006
Guidelines for the laboratory diagnosis and susceptibility testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)Best practice
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Evidence citedJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy11/17/2005
Consumption of imipenem correlates with b-lactam resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosaCare guideline
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Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy01/01/2002
Antibiotic treatment of streptococcal, enterococcal and staphylococcal endocarditisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Heart Online02/01/1998
BTS Guidelines - Chemotherapy and management of tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : recommendations 1998 Best practice
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British Thoracic Society (BTS)01/21/1998
Hide details for AntibioticsAntibiotics
Respiratory tract infections – antibiotic prescribing Prescribing of antibiotics for self-limiting respiratory tract infections in adults and children in primary careBest practice
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)07/01/2008
Immunoglobulins, vaccines or interferon for preventing cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients (Review)Best practice
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RCT
Cochrane Library04/18/2007
Interim guidance on diagnosis and management of PVL-associated Staphylococcal infections in the UKBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)03/13/2007
Dog BitesBest practice
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British Medical Journal (BMJ)02/24/2007
Acute sinusitits (MeReC Bulletin)Best practice
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The National Prescribing Centre12/08/2006
Acute Bronchitis (MeReC Bulletin)Best practice
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The National Prescribing Centre12/08/2006
Acute Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection in Women (MeReC Bulletin)Best practice
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The National Prescribing Centre12/08/2006
Effectiveness of early switch from intravenous to oral antibiotics in severe community acquired pneumonia: multicentre randomised trial Best practice
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RCT
British Medical Journal (BMJ)11/07/2006
International standards for tuberculosis care.Best practice
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Evidence citedLancet Infectious Diseases11/06/2006
Guidance for National Tuberculosis Programmes on the management of tuberculosis in children. Chapter 1: Introduction and Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Children.Best practice
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Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence citedInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease10/10/2006
The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Best practice
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Evidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases10/02/2006
Implementing care closer to home – providing convenient quality care for patients: A national framework for Pharmacists with Special InterestsBest practice
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Department of Health (DH)09/04/2006
Clinical Review - Infective endocarditisBest practice
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British Medical Journal (BMJ)08/12/2006
Processing Swabs For Group B Streptococcal Carriage (BSOP 58)Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)06/26/2006
Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections Best practice
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European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)08/16/2005
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Endocarditis in Dermatological SurgeryCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)01/13/2003
Penicillin for acute sore throat: randomised double blind trial of seven days versus three days treatment or placebo in adultsCare guidelineRCTBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)01/15/2000
Hide details for AntifungalsAntifungals
Fungal Diseases in the UKBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/27/2008
Tinea capitis in the United Kingdom : A report on its diagnosis, management and preventionBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)03/01/2007
Hide details for AntiparasiticsAntiparasitics
Guidelines for Malaria Prevention in Travellers from the United KingdomBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/01/2007
Hide details for AntiviralsAntivirals
Clinical management of human infection with pandemic (H1N1) 2009: revised guidanceBest practice
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Factsheet
Evidence citedWorld Health Organisation 11/12/2009
Revised Avian Influenza Guidance and AlgorithmsCare guideline
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Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/21/2009
British HIV Association and Children’s HIV Association guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women 2008Best practice
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British HIV Association (BHIVA)09/01/2008
HIV Associated Malignancies 2008Best practice
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British HIV Association (BHIVA)09/01/2008
Human papillomavirus (HPV)Care guidelineEvidence citedNational Guideline Clearinghouse 10/11/2007
Genital herpes simplex virus (HSV)Care guidelineEvidence citedNational Guideline Clearinghouse 10/09/2007
Influenza: Evolving Strategies in Treatment and Prevention Care guideline
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Evidence citedSeminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine04/01/2007
Bronchiolitis in Children - A National Clinical GuidelineBest practice
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Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)11/24/2006
Clinical guidelines for patients with an influenza like illness during an influenza pandemic (2006)Best practice
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Evidence citedHospital Infection Society (HIS)06/06/2006
Influenza - Antiviral DrugsCare guidelineProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)03/22/2006
Implications of the incidence of influenza-like illness in nursing homes for influenza chemoprophylaxis: descriptive study. Care guidelineClinical trial
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British Medical Journal (BMJ)09/18/2004
Guidance on the use of oseltamivir and amantadine for the prophylaxis of influenzaBest practice
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)09/06/2003
Hide details for AspergillusAspergillus
National Guidelines for the Prevention of Nosocomial Invasive Aspergillosis During Construction/Renovation Activities (2002)Best practice
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Health Protection Surveillance Centre (Ireland)01/01/2002
Hide details for AstrovirusAstrovirus
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - AstrovirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for Avian InfluenzaAvian Influenza
Prevention and Control of Influenza: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2007Care guideline
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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)06/29/2007
Revised Interim guidelines for investigation and reporting of suspected human cases of avian influenza. Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/01/2005
Hide details for BacteraemiaBacteraemia
PRODIGY Guidance - Immunizations - pneumococcal vaccineCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge06/01/2004
Hide details for Bacterial vaginosisBacterial vaginosis
Preventing sexually transmitted infections and reducing under 18 conceptionsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)02/06/2007
Sexually Transmitted Infections in Primary CareCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association for Sexual Health and HIV(BASHH)03/01/2006
National Guideline For The Management Of Bacterial Vaginosis (2006)Care guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association for Sexual Health and HIV(BASHH)02/01/2006
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendations - Bacterial vaginosisCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge07/01/2002
Hide details for BalanitisBalanitis
PRODIGY Guidance - BalanitisCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge03/03/2004
2001 National Guideline on the Management of BalanitisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)05/01/2002
Hide details for BioterrorismBioterrorism
Initial investigation and management of outbreaks and incidences of unusual illnesses - with particular reference to events that may be due to clinical, biological or radiological causes, including deliberate releaseBest practice
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Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)11/19/2007
HPA guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate release - BotulismCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/16/2007
Handling Major Incidents: An Operational DoctrineBest practice
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Department of Health (DH)01/07/2004
Guidelines for Smallpox Response and Management in the Post-Eradication EraBest practice
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Department of Health (DH)12/15/2003
Smallpox vaccination of regional response groupsBest practice
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Department of Health (DH)03/04/2003
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Smallpox - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge11/01/2001
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Plague - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge11/01/2001
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Botulism - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge11/01/2001
Hide details for BitesBites
Yellow fever Best practice
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Department of Health (DH)06/04/2009
PRODIGY Guidance - Bites - human and animalBest practice
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PRODIGY Knowledge07/01/2004
PRODIGY Guidance - Insect bites and stingsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge03/03/2004
Evidence-based guidelines for the management of Lyme disease.Best practice
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Evidence citedExpert Rev Antiinfect Ther 2004;2(1 Suppl):S1-13. 02/01/2004
Tetanus information for health professionals Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/24/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Lyme DiseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Health Information for Overseas travel - The Yellow BookBest practice
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Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/01/2001
Hide details for Blood borne virusesBlood borne viruses
Oral Sex and Sexually Transmitted Infections - A small, but real riskCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/17/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)07/01/2007
Working Group to Address the Needs of Those Potentially Exposed to a Blood-Borne Virus (Second Report) Advice to the Scottish Executive on protecting font-line workers and victims of crime from blood-borne viral infections and from anxiety about themCare guideline
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Scottish Executive03/01/2007
Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and Infected Children: Recommendations from CDC, the National Institutes of Health, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America Care guidelineEvidence cited
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12/03/2004
HIV and Infant feedingCare guideline
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Department of Health (DH)09/01/2004
Better use of blood in Northern Ireland - guidelines for blood transfusion practiceCare guidelineEvidence cited
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CREST01/01/2001
Hide details for BoilsBoils
CKS Guidance - Boils, carbuncles, folliculitis, paronychia and staphylococcal whitlowCare guidelineEvidence citedClinical Knowledge Summaries07/01/2007
Hide details for BorreliaBorrelia
The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaBest practice
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RCT
Clinical Infectious Diseases11/01/2006
Hide details for BronchitisBronchitis
Chest InfectionsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge07/01/2004
Acute bronchiolitisCare guidelineProfessional opinion04/01/2002
Hide details for BrucellosisBrucellosis
Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of BrucellosisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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BruNet
HPA Interim guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate release - brucellosisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/13/2005
Hide details for CalicivirusCalicivirus
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CalicivirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for CampylobacterCampylobacter
Preventing person-to-person spread following gastrointestinal infections: guidelines for public health physicians and environmental health officersBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/01/2004
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CampylobacterCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
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Fungal and candidal nail infectionsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge05/01/2006
PRODIGY Guidance - Candida - Female GenitalCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge07/01/2004
IDSA Guidelines for Treatment of CandidiasisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). 12/19/2003
PRODIGY Guidance - Candida - skin and nailsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge12/01/2002
National Guidelines on the management of vulvovaginal candidiasisCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association for Sexual Health and HIV(BASHH)08/01/2002
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2001 National Guideline for the Management of ChancroidCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)01/01/2001
Hide details for ChickenpoxChickenpox
Chickenpox in Pregnancy: What you need to know Care guideline
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Evidence citedRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists11/01/2008
Chickenpox in adults - Clinical managementBest practice
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Evidence citedBritish Infection Society (BIS)03/09/2008
Chickenpox in Pregnancy Best practice
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Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists09/01/2007
Guidelines on the management of, and exposure to rash illness in pregnancy (including consideration of relevant antibody screening programmes in pregnancy) Care guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)03/01/2002
Hide details for Childhood vaccinationsChildhood vaccinations
Seasonal flu jab - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
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UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website09/16/2009
MMR - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
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UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website07/24/2009
Diphtheria - NHS Immunisation website Care guideline
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UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website04/01/2009
Childhood Immunisation: Guidance notes for professionalsBest practice
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Health Promotion Agency (N. Ireland)08/01/2006
PRODIGY Guidance -Immunizations - childhood vaccination programmeCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge06/01/2004
BCG and tuberculosis. Be wise - immuniseCare guidelineProfessional opinion08/01/2003
Measles Mumps and Rubella Vaccine (MMR) 2002Care guidelineEvidence cited
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Department of Health (DH)04/30/2002
Immunisation of the immunocompromised childBest practice
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RCPCH02/01/2002
Hide details for ChlamydiaChlamydia
UK national guideline for the management of genital tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis (2006).Care guidelineEvidence citedNational Guideline Clearinghouse 02/06/2007
2006 UK National Guideline for the Management of Genital Tract Infection with Chlamydia trachomatisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV(BASHH)05/01/2006
Chlamydia diagnosis: quick reference guideBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/01/2006
United Kingdom National Guideline for the Management of Pelvic Inflammatory DiseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)02/14/2005
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Chlamydia - genitalCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge07/02/2002
2001 National guideline for the management of epididymo-orchitisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)08/01/2001
2001 National Guideline on the Management of Sexually Acquired Reactive ArthritisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)08/01/2001
Management of Genital Chlamydia Trachomatis InfectionCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)03/01/2000
Hide details for Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseChronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. National clinical guideline on management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults in primary and secondary careBest practice
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Thorax
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (updated)Best practice
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)06/01/2010
PRODIGY Guidance - Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge07/01/2004
Practice guidance on the care of people with asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)Best practice
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Royal Pharmaceutical Society09/01/2000
Pulmonary rehabilitation service for patients with COPDBest practice
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Evidence citedNational Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence10/27/0206
Hide details for Clostridium difficileClostridium difficile
Guidelines for optimal surveillance of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalsCare guideline
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/01/1998
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Common Cold (MeReC Bulletin)Best practice
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The National Prescribing Centre12/08/2006
PRODIGY Guidance - Common coldCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge06/01/2004
10 minute consultation: Acute cough in childrenCare guideline
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Evidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)05/01/2004
Hide details for Community Acquired PneumoniaCommunity Acquired Pneumonia
IDSA Guidelines - Update of Practice Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Immunocompetent AdultsCare guidelineEvidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases11/03/2003
Hide details for ConjunctivitisConjunctivitis
Summary Benchmark: ConjunctivitisBest practice
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American Academy of Ophthalmology10/01/2005
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Conjunctivitis - infectiveCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge02/01/2005
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - ConjunctivitisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Optometric Clinical Practice Guideline: Care of the Patient with ConjunctivitisBest practice
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American Optometric Association (AOA)11/08/2002
Hide details for CoughCough
BCG - NHS Immunisation websiteCare guideline
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UnspecifiedNHS Immunisation Website04/12/2010
Tuberculosis - Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis and measures for its prevention and control (NICE)Best practice
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)03/01/2006
Global Epidemiology Of Influenza: Past and PresentBest practice
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Evidence citedAnnual Review of Medicine 02/01/2000
Hide details for Coxsackievirus A16Coxsackievirus A16
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Coxsackievirus A16 (Hand-foot-mouth disease)Care guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for CreutzfeldtCreutzfeldt
Report of the vCJD Clinical Governance Advisory GroupBest practice
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Department of Health (DH)03/28/2007
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and ophthalmologyBest practice
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Royal College of Ophthalmologists05/04/2004
Hide details for CryptosporidiumCryptosporidium
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CryptosporidiosisBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for CytomegalovirusCytomegalovirus
Management of herpes virus infections following transplantationCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)11/01/2000
Hide details for DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea (tests for malabsorption), 2nd editionCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Society of Gastroenterology07/01/2003
Guideline for the management of children presenting to hospital with diarrhoea, with or without vomitingCare guidelineEvidence cited
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University of Nottingham11/01/2002
Hide details for DiphtheriaDiphtheria
Immunoglobulin Handbook - chapter on DiphtheriaBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)06/01/2004
Control of diphtheria: Guidance for Consultants in Communicable Disease ControlCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/01/1999
Laboratory guidelines for the diagnosis of infections caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C. ulcerans.Care guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/01/1999
Hide details for EndocarditisEndocarditis
Prophylaxis and treatment of infective endocarditis in adults : concise guidelinesCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Royal College of Physicians12/01/2004
Hide details for EnterovirusEnterovirus
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - EnterovirusBest practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for Epstein Barr virusEpstein Barr virus
Investigation of Red Rash (QSOP 56)Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/31/2007
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Infectious MononucleosisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for Escherichia coliEscherichia coli
HPA webpages on Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - E.coli O157Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Guidelines for control of infection with Vero cytotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC)Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)03/01/2000
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Feverish illness in childrenCare guidelineEvidence cited
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)05/23/2007
Feverish illness in children: Assessment and initial management in children younger than 5 yearsBest practice
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)05/23/2007
The Practice of Travel Medicine: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaCare guideline
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Evidence citedClinical Infectious Diseases11/08/2006
HPA Interim guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate release - Q feverCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/13/2005
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Scarlet FeverCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Hide details for Food poisoningFood poisoning
Guidelines for the microbiological quality of some ready-to-eat foods sampled at point of saleCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/01/2000
Hide details for Foot and mouthFoot and mouth
Enhanced surveillance of human gastro-intestinal infection in relation to mass burial of animals for Foot and Mouth DiseaseCare guideline
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)05/01/2001
Hide details for Fungal infectionsFungal infections
Fungal (dermatophyte) skin infectionsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge05/01/2006
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Tinea (Ringworm)Best practice
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Health Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
PRODIGY Guidance - Fungal (dermatophyte) infections - skin and nailsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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PRODIGY Knowledge02/01/2003
Guidelines for treatment of onychomycosisCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association of Dermatologist (BAD)01/01/2003
Guidelines for the management of tinea capitisCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association of Dermatologist (BAD)07/01/2000
Hide details for GastroenteritisGastroenteritis
Outbreaks of gastroenteritis associated with norovirus on cruise shipsCare guidelineEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)01/30/2004
PRODIGY Guidance - GastroenteritisCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge10/01/2003
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Guidelines for the management of inflammatory bowel disease in adultsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Society of Gastroenterology09/01/2004
NICE - Guidance on the use of infliximab for Crohn's diseaseCare guidelineEvidence cited
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence04/01/2002
British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the management of the irritable bowel syndromeCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Society of Gastroenterology01/01/2000
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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report12/17/2004
Service Standards for sexual health servicesBest practice
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Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care RCOG09/01/2003
Effective Sexual Health Promotion: a toolkit for PCTs and others working in the field of promoting good sexual health and HIV preventionCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Department of Health (DH)06/30/2003
Guidelines for managing outbreaks of sexually transmitted infections at a local, district or regional level.Best practice
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PRODIGY Guidance - Urethritis: MaleCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge04/01/2003
National Guideline on the Management of suspected Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children and Young PeopleCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV(BASHH)08/05/2002
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National guideline on the management of vulval conditionsCare guidelineEvidence cited
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International Journal of STD & AIDS 06/13/2002
UK National Guidelines on the Management of Early SyphilisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)01/01/2002
UK National Guideline for the Management of Late SyphilisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)01/01/2002
2001 National guideline for the management of donovanosis (granuloma inguinale)Care guidelineEvidence cited
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Prevention of Early Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal DiseaseCare guidelineEvidence citedRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists11/01/2003
Interim "Good Practice" Recommendations for the Prevention of Early Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal (GBS) Infection in the UKBest practice
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Tuberculosis: Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis and measures for its preventionBest practice
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Royal College of Physicians02/02/2010
Guidelines for the prevention and management of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in adult patients with chronic kidney disease.Care guidelineMeta analysisBritish Thoracic Society (BTS)01/24/2010
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - TuberculosisCare guidelineHealth Protection Agency (HPA)04/30/2003
Practice guidelines for the treatment of tuberculosisCare guidelineEvidence cited
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Clinical Infectious Diseases10/04/2000
BTS Guidelines - Control and prevention of tuberculosis in United Kingdom: Code of Practice 2000. Thorax 2000; 55: 887-901 Best practice
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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health03/13/2001
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Guidelines for the management of cutaneous wartsCare guidelineEvidence citedBritish Association of Dermatologist (BAD)01/01/2001
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Quantitative versus qualitative cultures of respiratory secretions for clinical outcomes in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia (Protocol)Best practice
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Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in AdultsBest practice
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Summary Benchmark: Bacterial KeratitisBest practice
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American Academy of Ophthalmology10/01/2005
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American Academy of Ophthalmology10/01/2005
PRODIGY Guidance - BlepharitisBest practice
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BlepharitisCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/01/2003