BMJ Best Practice is committed to supporting healthcare professionals dealing with the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We have made a selection of key topics and patient information freely available to support clinical decision making during this covid-19 crisis.

Our evidence-based topics provide step-by-step guidance on symptom evaluation, test ordering, treatment, follow-up and prevention.

The accompanying patient information provides concise, user-friendly summaries to reassure patients and carers and help them to make informed, shared decisions about their treatment and management.

Updated daily, you can be confident that BMJ Best Practice will provide you with the latest and most practical clinical information to support your decision making.

Free Comorbidities Manager topics

The Comorbidities Manager from BMJ Best Practice is the only point of care tool that supports the management of the whole patient by including guidance on the treatment of a patient’s acute condition alongside their pre-existing comorbidities. Click the topics below to add your patient's existing conditions to the treatment algorithm.


Acute Exacerbation of COPD 


Free COVID-19 and related topics and patient information leaflets

BMJ Best Practice topic

Patient information

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccines

Management of coexisting conditions in the context of COVID-19  
Community-acquired pneumonia Pneumonia
Atypical pneumonia Pneumonia
Influenza infection Flu

Antibiotics: what you need to know

Common cold Common cold

Treating coughs and colds in children

Acute bronchitis   
Acute respiratory distress syndrome Acute respiratory distress syndrome


Pneumonia: do I need a vaccine?

Chronic congestive heart failure   
Type 2 diabetes in adults   
Chronic kidney disease   
Essential hypertension   
Acute exacerbation of COPD  


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