International guidelines

Rest of the world

Global strategy for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseexternal link opens in a new window[1]

Published by:Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Last published:2021

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and managementexternal link opens in a new window[138]

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

Last published:2019

ACR appropriateness criteria: acute respiratory illness in immunocompetent patientsexternal link opens in a new window[239]

Published by:American College of Radiology

Last published:2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribingexternal link opens in a new window[140]

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

Last published:2018

Management of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guidelineexternal link opens in a new window[246]

Published by:European Respiratory Society; American Thoracic Society

Last published:2017

Prevention of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guidelineexternal link opens in a new window[247]

Published by:European Respiratory Society; American Thoracic Society

Last published:2017

Screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statementexternal link opens in a new window[240]

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 rehabilitationexternal link opens in a new window[248]

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 diseaseexternal link opens in a new window[137]

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 infectionsexternal link opens in a new window[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 guidelineexternal link opens in a new window[221]

Published by:Canadian Thoracic Society

Last published:2010

Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: 2008 update - highlights for primary careexternal link opens in a new window[241]

Published by:Canadian Thoracic Society

Last published:2008

Pulmonary rehabilitation: joint ACCP/AACVPR evidence-based clinical practice guidelinesexternal link opens in a new window[242]

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 guidelinesexternal link opens in a new window[244]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians

Last published:2006

Chronic cough due to chronic bronchitis: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelinesexternal link opens in a new window[245]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians

Last published:2006

Nonpharmacologic airway clearance therapies: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelinesexternal link opens in a new window[243]

Published by:American College of Chest Physicians

Last published:2006

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