MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Respiratory Infections

NICE Guidance

 CG191: Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management, December 2014

THESE GUIDELINES ARE FOR USE WITHIN THE MAIDSTONE & TUNBRIDGE WELLS NHS TRUST ONLY

For Post-influenza pneumonia -Discuss with a Consultant Microbiologist.

Hospital guidelines: Aspiration pneumonia

Hospital guidelines: Community-acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Low Severity CURB-65: 0-1

 Hospital guidelines: Community-acquired Pneumonia (CAP) moderate Severity CURB-65: 2

Hospital guidelines: Community-acquired Pneumonia (CAP) High Severity CURB-65: 3-5

Hospital guidelines: Hospital acquired pneumonia

 Hospital guidelines: Ventilator associated pneumonia

Hospital guidelines: Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP) Treatment

Hospital guidelines: Tonsillar abscess (quinsy), suspected bacterial tonsillitis or pharyngitis

Hospital guidelines: Acute epiglottitis

Hospital guidelines: Acute otitis media

Hospital guidelines: Sinusitis of suspected bacterial origin

Hospital guidelines: Infective exacerbation of COPD or Asthma (not pneumonia)

Hospital guidelines: Bronchiectasis

Hospital guidelines: Hospital Acquired Chest Infection (Bronchitis/LRTI)

Hospital guidelines: Empyema

THIS GUIDANCE IS FOR USE WITHIN WEST KENT CCG ONLY

Community guidelines: Upper respiratory tract infections

 Community guidelines: Lower respiratory tract infections