Summary of the 2008 BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the management of asthma.

@article{Levy2009SummaryOT,
  title={Summary of the 2008 BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the management of asthma.},
  author={Mark L Levy and Mike Thomas and Iain R Small and Linda Pearce and Hilary Pinnock and Paul L Stephenson},
  journal={Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 Suppl 1},
  pages={S1-16}
}
The 2008 BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the management of asthma provides comprehensive updated evidence-based guidance on asthma management for healthcare professionals. This primary care-focussed summary has been produced to aid dissemination and implementation of the key guideline messages into primary care. The section on diagnosis emphasises the new integrated symptom-based approach with clinicians using their deductive skills to determine the probability that the patient has asthma. The… CONTINUE READING

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