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Global strategy for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease[1]

Published by:Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Last published:2021

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management[143]

Published by:National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (UK)

Last published:2019

ACR appropriateness criteria: acute respiratory illness in immunocompetent patients[246]

Published by:American College of Radiology

Last published:2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing[145]

Published by:National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (UK)

Last published:2018

Management of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline[253]

Published by:European Respiratory Society; American Thoracic Society

Last published:2017

Prevention of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline[254]

Published by:European Respiratory Society; American Thoracic Society

Last published:2017

Screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement[247]

Published by:US Preventive Services Task Force, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Last published:2016

An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Policy Statement: enhancing implementation, use, and delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation[255]

Published by:American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society

Last published:2015

Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense clinical practice guideline: the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease[142]

Published by:US Department of Veterans Affairs; US Department of Defense

Last published:2014

Published by:European Respiratory Society; American Thoracic Society

Last published:2013

Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections[37]

Published by:European Respiratory Society; European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Last published:2011

Optimizing pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - practical issues: a Canadian Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline[229]

Published by:Canadian Thoracic Society

Last published:2010

Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: 2008 update - highlights for primary care[248]

Published by:Canadian Thoracic Society

Last published:2008

Pulmonary rehabilitation: joint ACCP/AACVPR evidence-based clinical practice guidelines[249]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians; American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Last published:2007

Cough suppressant and pharmacologic protussive therapy: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines[251]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians

Last published:2006

Chronic cough due to chronic bronchitis: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines[252]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians

Last published:2006

Nonpharmacologic airway clearance therapies: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines[250]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians

Last published:2006

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