BTS Guidance Documents

BTS guidance documents and other publications are available in the table below.

Title Publication Date Description
Anti TNF-a Recommendations 2005June00 June 2005

Recommendations for assessing risk and for managing Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in patients due to start anti-TNF-α Treatment Joint Tuberculosis Committee of the British Thoracic Society, Thorax 2005; 60; 800-805

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BTS Air Travel Recommendations 2011 2011September00 September 2011 BTS recommendations for Managing passengers with stable respiratory disease planning air travel: British Thoracic Society recommendations View publication
BTS Air Travel Recommendations 2011 Appendix 2011September00 September 2011 A patient information leaflet based on the BTS recommendations for patients with respiratory disease planning air travel. View publication
BTS Clinical Statement Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDRTB) 2016November00 November 2016

BTS Clinical Statement on the Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDRTB)

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BTS Clinical Statement on Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations 2017November00 November 2017

BTS Clinical Statement on the management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.

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BTS Hospital Smoking Cessation recommendations 2004 2004January00 January 2004

The BTS recommendations for hospital smoking cessation services, 2004, has been superceded by the 2012 publication.

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BTS Recommendations for Smoking Cessation Services 2012December00 December 2012

BTS report for smoking cessation services in secondary care

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BTS statement on criteria for specialist referral 2008March00 March 2008

The BTS Statement on criteria for specialist referral, admission, discharge and follow-up for adults with respiratory disease.

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BTS Statement on Occupational Asthma 2008March00 March 2008 View publication
Mesothelioma Statement 2007 2007November00 November 2007 BTS published a statement on malignant mesothelioma in 2007. View publication
Recommendations for the management of cough in adults 2006September00 September 2006 View publication
Recommendations for the management of cough in children 2008April00 April 2008 View publication