What follows are some links related to COPD guidelines or articles that I have recently reviewed.
The Global Initiative For Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease has published GOLD 2017 Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD [Download link to PDF] and the POCKET GUIDE TO COPD DIAGNOSIS, MANAGEMENT, AND PREVENTION: A Guide for Health Care Professionals 2017 REPORT [Link is to the PDF]
The Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management (2010) NICE guideline CG101 is currently being revised.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management (update) In development [GID-NG10026] Expected publication date: 28 November 2018. The new evidence being considered is available in the Surveillance report 2016. A summary that includes much of the new information being considered is available in a 167 page PDF called the Appendix A Decision Matrix.
Chest. 2015 Apr;147(4):894-942. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-1676.
Prevention of acute exacerbations of COPD: American College of Chest Physicians and Canadian Thoracic Society Guideline [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]
Chest. 2015 Apr;147(4):883-893. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-1677.
Executive summary: prevention of acute exacerbation of COPD: American College of Chest Physicians and Canadian Thoracic Society Guideline [PubMed Citation] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Emphysema in Emergency Medicine
Updated: Jun 08, 2017 Author: Paul Kleinschmidt from emedicine.medscape.com
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Updated: Mar 02, 2017 Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP from emedicine.medscape.com