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Independent professional body guideline

GOLD COPD 2021 strategy

2021-02-02T09:28:00+00:00By

A clear summary of GOLD’s 2021 strategy on COPD diagnosis, management, and prevention, including recommendations on COVID-19 and COPD 

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Working party guideline/algorithm

Identifying and managing allergic rhinitis in the asthma population

2020-08-23T04:00:00+01:00By Development Group—Scadding Holmes Ryan and Williams

This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Scadding et al with the support of an educational grant from Mylan.

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Independent professional body guideline

BTS/SIGN asthma in pregnancy guideline

2020-08-20T13:08:00+01:00By

This summary focuses on recommendations for the management of asthma in pregnant women, including during labour, and recommendations for breastfeeding mothers

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Working party guideline/algorithm

Inhaler choice guideline

2020-07-31T08:50:00+01:00By Development group—Usmani Capstick Saleem Scullion

This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Usmani et al and supported by Chiesi Ltd through the provision of a grant for its production.

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Independent professional body guideline

GINA strategy 2020: assessing patients with asthma

2020-07-20T13:25:00+01:00By

This Guidelines summary outlines recommendations for assessing patients with asthma. Please refer to the full report for the complete set of recommendations.

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Independent professional body guideline

GINA strategy 2020: asthma–COPD overlap

2020-07-20T13:24:00+01:00By

This Guidelines summary outlines recommendations for the diagnosis and initial treatment of adults with features of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or both. 

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Independent professional body guideline

GINA strategy 2020: diagnosis of asthma

2020-07-20T13:17:00+01:00By

This Guidelines summary outlines recommendations for making the diagnosis of asthma in adults and children over five years of age. Please refer to the full report for the complete set of recommendations.

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Independent professional body guideline

BTS/SIGN management of difficult asthma guideline

2020-07-10T00:00:00+01:00By

This brief summary of BTS/SIGN guidance on the assessment and management of difficult asthma includes information on contributory factors and monitoring.

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NICE guideline

COVID-19 rapid guideline: pneumonia in adults

2020-04-27T00:11:00+01:00By

The purpose of this guideline is to ensure the best treatment for adults with suspected or confirmed pneumonia in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NICE guideline

COVID-19 rapid guideline: community-based care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

2020-04-17T17:02:00+01:00By

The purpose of this summary is to maximise the safety of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to make the best use of NHS resources. For more detailed information, please refer to the full guideline.

Resource hub

  • Inhaler standards and competency document

Educational resources

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A practical approach to COPD treatment: case studies to support patient care*

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This content is intended for UK healthcare professionals only

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COPD: LAMA/LABA as initial maintenance therapy for appropriate symptomatic patients

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COPD: LAMA/LABA therapy—Real life case studies

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Why you might want to review patients with COPD receiving a LAMA

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COPD: Have you done enough to implement guidelines?

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This promotional resource has been funded and provided by GSK. Information intended for UK healthcare professionals only.
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