Useful External Guidelines

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BASHH:   British Association for Sexual Health and HIV - Guidelines. https://www.bashh.org/guidelines (link last checked 16/09/2021)

Health Improvement Scotland | SAPG: Changes to antibiotic susceptibility reporting from microbiology laboratories.  EUCAST Recommendations https://www.sapg.scot/media/6598/20220120-changes-to-antibiotic-susceptibility-reporting-from-microbiology-laboratories_fk-sq.pdf  (link last checked 21/02/2022)

Health Improvement Scotland | SAPG:Decision aid for diagnosis and management of suspected urinary tract infection (UTI) in people aged 65 years and over https://www.sapg.scot/media/5844/decision-aid-for-diagnosis-and-management-of-suspected-uti-in-people-over-65-years.pdf (link last checked 21/02/2022)

Health Improvement Scotland | SAPG: Decision aid for diagnosis and management of suspected urinary tract infection (UTI) in people with indwelling catheters. https://www.sapg.scot/media/5839/decision-aid-for-diagnosis-and-management-of-suspected-uti-in-people-with-catheters.pdf (link last checked 21/02/2022)

Health Improvement Scotland | SAPG:Management of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) in non-pregnant women. https://www.sapg.scot/media/5845/management-of-recurrent-uti-in-non-pregnant-women-v2.pdf (link last checked 21/02/2022)

Health Improvement Scotland | SAPG:Management of urinary tract infection in men. https://www.sapg.scot/media/5841/management-of-urinary-tract-infections-in-men.pdf (link last checked 21/02/2022)

Lyme Disease:  Lantos, P., Rumbaugh, J., Bockenstedt, LK., et al. Clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American College of Rheumatology (ACR): 2020 Guidelines for the preventions, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease.  Clinical Infectious Diseases 72(1), 2021. https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/lyme-disease/  (link last checked 16/09/2021)

PVI:   Guidance on the diagnosis and management of PVL-associated Staphylococcus aureus infection (PVL-SA) in England.  Report prepared by the PVL sub-group of the Steering Group on Healthcare Associated Infection.  2nd Edition.  Health Protection Agency, November 2008. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/322857/Guidance_on_the_diagnosis_and_management_of_PVL_associated_SA_infections_in_England_2_Ed.pdf  (link last checked 16/09/2021)

Sandyford:  This page contains the clinical guidance and protocols that are followed within Sandyford services.  In cases and conditions where a West of Scotland Managed Clinical Network (MCN) protocol exists, the Sandyford protocol follows this guidance.  https://www.sandyford.scot/professionals/clinical-guidance/ (link last checked 16/09/2021)UTI (Recurrent):   UTI (recurrent): antimicrobial prescribing.  NICE, October 2019 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng112/resources/visual-summary-pdf-6544163629 (link last checked 16/09/2021)

 

Last reviewed: 16 September 2021

Next review: 31 December 2021

Author(s): Jenna Gillies

Co-Author(s): Michelle Kirkwood