This website is intended for UK healthcare professionals only

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.

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 O et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.

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

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

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 O et al with the support of a grant from Chiesi Ltd.

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

Tinnitus guidance for GPs
British Tinnitus Association

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence



Visit our NEW site!

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