Guidelines

The 2015 international guidelines on treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) by the American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society, Japanese Respiratory Society and Latin American Thoracic Association recommend two anti-fibrotic treatments and anti-acid therapy for patients with IPF (Table 6).13

Table 6. Current recommendations for the treatment of IPF.13

Current recommendations for the treatment of IPF

aStrong recommendation: most patients would want the suggested course of action. Conditional recommendation: the majority of patients would want the suggested course of action. Different choices will be appropriate for different patients depending on individual values and preferences.

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