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BTS/SIGN 2016 update to British guideline on the management of asthma

The development of this Guidelines video has been supported by an educational grant from Chiesi Ltd. Chiesi Ltd had no influence over the selection of the speaker or the content of the video, and checked the final files for technical accuracy only.

The British Thoracic Society/Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (BTS/SIGN) published the latest version of their guideline on the management of asthma in November 2016.1 In this short video, Professor Hilary Pinnock (GP and member of the BTS/SIGN guideline executive group) answers the following questions:

The development of this Guidelines video has been supported by an educational grant from Chiesi Ltd.

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