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.  

COPD: Management in Adults (NICE)

Summary of NICE guidance on COPD treatment.

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.

NICE technology appraisals

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