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NICE Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing [NG138]

Posted on: 27 Sep 2019

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

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NICE Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing [NG138]

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