BMJ Best Practice is committed to supporting healthcare professionals in the fight against the global Coronavirus pandemic.

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

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Patient information

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) 
Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) Patient discussion guide
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) Pneumonia
Community-acquired pneumonia

Pneumonia

Pneumonia: do I need a vaccine?

Pneumonia: questions to ask your doctor

Atypical pneumonia

Pneumonia

Pneumonia: do I need a vaccine?

Pneumonia: questions to ask your doctor

Influenza infection

Flu

Antibiotics: what you need to know

Common cold

Common cold

Treating coughs and colds in children

Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus infection Flu
Avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection

Flu

Pneumonia

Acute bronchitis   
Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Pneumonia

Pneumonia: do I need a vaccine?

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