Medicines Formulary Section 5 – Antibiotic Guidelines

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Secondary Care Guidance

Antibiotic Assays

Gentamicin High Dose Extended Interval
Gentamicin Dosing In Infective Endocarditis
Vancomycin IV Intermittent Dosing In Adults

Central Nervous System

Central Nervous System Infections In Adults

Gastrointestinal System

Gastro Intestinal Tract Infections Antimicrobial Management
Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI)

Haematological System

Asplenic Patients Policy (PAT/IC 2 v6)
Antimicrobial Management Of Febrile Neutropenic Sepsis
Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections and Antibiotic Lock Therapy Policy

Musculoskeletal System

Guideline For Antimicrobial Use In The Orthopaedic and Trauma Department
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Including Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infection
Guideline for Outpatient Intravenous Management of Cellulitis


Infections In Children Antimicrobial Management


NICE Guidance On Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis For Surgical And Non Surgical Procedures


Management of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter and Treatment of Peritoneal Dialysis-related Infections

Respiratory Tract System (including ENT)

Policy For The Treatment Of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Policy For The Treatment Of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (ENT)

Urinary Tract System

Antimicrobial Management Of Urinary Tract Infections


IV To Oral Switch And 5 Day Stop Policy
Penicillin Allergy
Policy For Restricted Antimicrobials

Primary Care Guidelines

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Primary Care Antibiotic Guidelines
Doncaster CCG Fidaxomicin Guidance
Doncaster CCG Fosfomycin Guidance

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