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Management of Asthma guideline updated

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) has published an update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma (PDF).

SIGN and the British Thoracic Society jointly produce the guideline. This update includes:

The guideline is also available as a Quick Reference Guide that covers the key areas of diagnosis, chronic and acute management in adults and children, special cases (pregnancy and occupational asthma), care delivery and patient education.

Action: All clinicians who diagnose and manage patients with asthma should ensure they are familiar with and implementing current recommendations.