This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks.
The present guideline was developed on behalf of and financed by the German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immu-nology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allergologie und klinische Immunologie, DGAKI)...
The 2016 update includes a complete revision of the section on diagnosis of asthma and a major update to the section on pharmacological management of asthma as well as revisions to the sections on supported self management...
A Task Force, supported by the European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society, reviewed the definition and provided recommendations and guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of severe asthma in children and adults.
These guidelines aim to upgrade occupational health standards, contribute importantly to transnational legal harmonisation and reduce the high socio-economic burden caused by this disorder.
British Thoracic Society guideline for advanced diagnostic and therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy in adults
Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in adults using a flexible bronchoscope are included in the guideline.