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NICE Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing [NG139]

Posted on: 24 Oct 2019

This guideline released in September 2019, sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital‑acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator‑associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

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