Doctors should treat impetigo with antiseptics not antibiotics, says NICE

@article{Mahase2019DoctorsST,
  title={Doctors should treat impetigo with antiseptics not antibiotics, says NICE},
  author={Elisabeth Mahase},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2019},
  volume={366}
}
Clinicians should treat non-bullous impetigo—a highly contagious bacterial infection of the skin—with a topical antiseptic rather than antibiotics, says new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).1 The recommendation follows a review by NICE and Public Health England (PHE) which found that a topical antiseptic, such as hydrogen peroxide 1% cream, … 

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