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Tap on the bugs

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“Tap on the bugs” is an interactive app and is intended to assist in the choice of antibiotics used for many of the infections presenting among patients attending Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Topics include:
Treatment of common infections
Prophylaxis for procedures in different specialities
Dosing of antibiotics in renal impairment
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of antibiotics
iv to oral switch antibiotic options

Its use outside of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is NOT recommended as this guidance has been formulated to take into account the antibiotic sensitivity profiles of the local predominant pathogenic microbes including Clostridium difficile.