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Guidance Updates are short, interactive, educational modules introducing national guidance intended for viewing by healthcare professionals. Guidance Updates are written by a clinical expert and have a focus on implementing guidance in general practice and/or key points for those commissioning services.

CPD credits can be earned by viewing a Guidance Update, answering some questions, and downloading a certificate at the end of the module.

The development of these Guidance Updates has been sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and they may link to promotional content.

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NICE asthma quality standard

This Guidance Update will be of use to all primary healthcare professionals who see patients with asthma.

This Guidance Update has been supported by an educational grant from Chiesi Limited. Chiesi Limited had no input into the presentation and reviewed the slides for technical accuracy only.



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 O 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.

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.

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.

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

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



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