Guidelines - Respiratory system

Quick-reference summaries of key national treatment guidance for respiratory diseases including asthma and COPD.

 MIMS summaries

At-a-glance summaries of authoritative evidence-based clinical guidelines for respiratory diseases commonly encountered in primary care, prepared by the MIMS editorial team.  

Management of Asthma - Inhaled Corticosteroid Doses (BTS/SIGN Guideline)

Categorisation of inhaled corticosteroid doses in asthma.

Management of Asthma in Adults (BTS/SIGN Guideline)

Summary of BTS/SIGN asthma protocol in adults.

Management of Asthma in Children (BTS/SIGN Guideline)

Summary of BTS/SIGN asthma protocol in children.

COPD: Management in Adults (NICE)

Summary of NICE guidance on COPD treatment.

NICE technology appraisals

Decisions by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on NHS access to treatments for respiratory diseases.