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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Managing adult asthma in primary care—implementing the updated BTS/SIGN guideline
This Guidance Update module, which features case study examples, will outline the key updates from 2016 to the British Thoracic Society and Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network British guideline on the management of asthma
The development of this Guidance Update module has been commissioned by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited. Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited reviewed and approved the author brief, suggested the authors for the module, provided the authors’ honoraria, and reviewed the module to ensure factual accuracy and compliance with appropriate regulations. The Guidelines algorithm: Practical considerations when stepping up, stepping down, and changing treatments in asthma: focus on BTS/SIGN steps 3, 4, and 5 was developed by a multidisciplinary expert group: Chalmers J et al, and was commissioned by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited.