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British Asthma Guideline Update

The British Asthma Guideline jointly published by the British Thoracic Society and the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network has been updated.

Available in a Quick Reference format or as a Full Guideline the guideline covers diagnosis and management of asthma in adults and children. This update contains minor corrections and changes apart from change advised to now immediately treat children under 2 years old in hospital settings with acute asthma symptoms.

Action: This guideline is a cornerstone of asthma management. Clinicians who diagnose and treat asthma should be aware of this update and have access to this guideline.