SIGN and BTS management of asthma in children guideline

Girl using asthma inhaler

A concise summary of the 2019 BTS/SIGN guidance on the management of asthma in children. Features a diagnosis and pharmacological management algorithm.

Asthma is a common condition that places significant pressure on both primary and secondary care. The 2019 update of the Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network and British Thoracic Society (SIGN and BTS) British guideline on the management of asthma has a number of revised sections including: diagnosis, pharmacological management, non-pharmacological management, management of acute asthma in children, difficult asthma, and inhaler devices.  

This Guidelines for Nurses summary includes the updated recommendations and useful and concise algorithms. 

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