NG184 Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing

 In Clinical Guidelines, Developing your Team, NICE guidelines

This NICE guideline was published in November 2020 and sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites (excluding insect bites) in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance and makes two recommendations covering managing human and animal bites and choice of antibiotic.

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