Cellulitis and Erysipelas : antimicrobial prescribing
Cellulitis and erysipelas – guidance by NICE on antimicrobial prescribing NG 141.
This guidance covers the appropriate management of cellulitis and erysipelas. The full guidance is accompanied by a 3-page visual summary.
LINKS AND RESOURCES
The 3 page visual summary can be found here https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng141/resources/visual-summary-pdf-6908401837
The full NICE guidance NG 141 Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing September 2019 can be accessed via https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng141/chapter/Recommendations
Patient Information Leaflets
British Association of Dermatology leaflet on Cellulitis and Erysipelas http://www.bad.org.uk/shared/get-file.ashx?id=156&itemtype=document
NHS Health A-Z https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cellulitis/
For patients in the USA from American College of Physicians ( ACP ) https://www.acponline.org/system/files/documents/practice-resources/patient-resources/cellulitis-facts.pdf
For patients in Australia – Queensland Government Emergency Department Factsheets https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/434206/ed-cellulitis.pdf