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Top tips: community-acquired pneumonia

2018-11-01T08:48:00+00:00By Dr Sinan Eccles

Dr Sinan Eccles offers top tips for the assessment and management of adults with community-acquired pneumonia in primary care


Asthma: there is no single gold standard diagnostic test

2018-09-13T08:48:00+01:00By Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones

Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones explains why NICE developed a guideline for chronic asthma and summarises recommendations about diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment


Chronic cough in adults: what’s the diagnosis?


Dr Jessica Garner considers some possible causes of chronic cough and describes the tests used to diagnose or eliminate a range of conditions

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A personal critique of the NICE guideline on asthma


Dr Mark L Levy gives his personal view of the differences between recommendations from NICE and those presented in previous guidelines from BTS/SIGN and GINA

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Breathlessness: what's the diagnosis?


Dr Chris Cooper reflects on a variety of possible causes of breathlessness: asthma, atrial fibrillation, COPD, or something else?


Asthma: do different guideline strategies affect outcomes?

2017-08-24T13:43:00+01:00By Dr Mark L Levy

Dr Mark L Levy compares some of the recommendations from GINA and BTS/SIGN on asthma and considers how different approaches might impact on diagnosis, assessment, and patient mortality

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Webinar—Implementing the BTS/SIGN guideline on asthma

Commissioned by Teva UK Limited

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Management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age

Animation on the management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age

2018-02-05T08:10:00+00:00Commissioned by Teva UK Limited

This animation has been commissioned by Teva UK Limited and developed in partnership with MGP Ltd. Watch this short animation to learn about the management of asthma in adults over 65 years of age.