This website is intended for healthcare professionals only



New Guidelines summaries

Management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age
Development group: Gruffydd-Jones, McArthur, Murphy, Russell & Wise.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Gruffydd-Jones K et al with the support of a grant from Teva UK Limited.


Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence






COPD diagnosis, management and prevention
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease


Primary care management of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation who are uncontrolled on warfarin
Development Group: Fay, Assomull, Derry & Price
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Fay M et al with the support of a grant from Bayer.




Management of acne
Primary Care Dermatology Society


Choosing an appropriate inhaler device for the treatment of adults with asthma or COPD
Development Group: Usmani, Capstick, Chowhan, & Scullion.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Usmani et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.


Summary of the management of asthma in adults (from the British guideline on the management of asthma)
The British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network


Appropriate choice of long-acting reversible contraception in primary care
Development group: Connolly, Mansour, Raine & Siddiqi.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Connolly A et al with the support of a grant from Bayer.


Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence




Summary of the management of asthma in children (from the British guideline on the management of asthma)
The British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network



Clinical focus: Endocrine

Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Diabetes in pregnancy is associated with risks to the woman and to the developing foetus. Miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, and preterm labour are more common in women with pre-existing diabetes.

This Guidelines summary includes recommendations on monitoring blood glucose in the preconception period, interventions for women with gestational diabetes, and antenatal care.


COPD diagnosis, management and prevention
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Choosing an appropriate inhaler device for the treatment of adults with asthma or COPD
Development Group: Usmani, Capstick, Chowhan, & Scullion.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Usmani et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.

Summary of the management of asthma in children (from the British guideline on the management of asthma)
The British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Summary of the management of asthma in adults (from the British guideline on the management of asthma)
The British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Rosacea—primary care treatment pathway
Primary Care Dermatology Society

Choosing an appropriate inhaler device for the treatment of adults with asthma or COPD
Development Group: Usmani, Capstick, Chowhan, & Scullion.
This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Usmani et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.

COPD diagnosis, management and prevention
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease



Visit our NEW site!

Guidelines for Nurses provides current, credible summaries and feature articles developed especially for nurses.