NICE urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing

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Access this summary to find out when you should offer antibiotics for UTI. Summary includes a concise treatment pathway for the management of UTI.

This summary of NICE guidance outlines when antibiotics should be prescribed for lower urinary tract infections, topics covered include:

  • management of antimicrobials for lower UTI
  • managing lower UTIs for:
    • non-pregnant women
    • pregnant women and men
    • children and young people under 16 years
  • managing asymptomatic bacteriuria
  • self-care
  • choice of antibiotic

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