A structured approach is key to diagnosing asthma
The 2016 updated BTS/SIGN guideline offers a pragmatic approach to the diagnosis, management, and treatment of people who may have asthma, says Professor Hilary Pinnock
Professor Hilary Pinnock: Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh GP, Whitstable Medical Practice, Kent Member of the guideline development group for SIGN 153
Published online: 01 December 2016
Read this article to learn more about:
- updated recommendations on diagnosing asthma, and what the structured clinical assessment should include
- diagnostic tests and when to use them
- the management of asthma in adults and children.