Clinical knowledge summaries sore throat. Welcome to the nice cks service which provides primary care practitioners with a readily accessible summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common andor significant primary care presentations. The term sore throat describes the symptom of pain at the back of the mouth. Clinical otolaryngology 31 433 434 and gp notebook lymphadenopathy timothy 6 years old hes got a lump on his neck.
Presentation and diagnosis in primary care. Sore throat acute. Routine treatment of sore throats with antibiotics is not indicated.
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Inflammation of the part of the throat behind the soft palate oropharynx. Sore throat acute. There are two tonsils situated on either side of the back of the throat and they form part of the bodys immune system.
C nhs clinical knowledge summaries. 267 crossref google scholar ussher m west r steptoe a mcewen a 2003 increase in common cold symptoms and mouth ulcers following smoking cessation. 3 cm lymph node in posterior triangle hard and irregular in shape recent urtisore throat pallor.
Antibiotics are more likely to be helpful in. Antibiotics for acute and recurrent sore throat. Added 8 years ago.
Management of sore throat and indications for tonsillectomy. C nottingham guidelines on antimicrobial microbial prescribing summary. Inflammation of the tonsils.
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Summers a 2007 reducing antibiotic prescribing for patients with sore throat. Clinical content of patient group direction for treatment of sore throat phenoxymethylpenicillin.