BTS Guidelines

The table below provides a direct link to current BTS Guidelines. For full details of BTS Guidelines, including appendices and historic guideline information, please visit the individual BTS Guideline pages.

Title Publication Date Description Status
A quick reference guide: BTS Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults 2009October00 October 2009

A quick reference guide: BTS Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

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BTS Guideline for oxygen use in adults in healthcare and emergency settings 2017May00 May 2017

The BTS Guideline for oxygen use in adults in healthcare and emergency settings - published May 2017.

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BTS Guideline for Pulmonary Rehabilitation 2013August00 August 2013 BTS Guideline for pulmonary rehabilitation in adults Valid View publication
BTS Guideline for the investigation and management of malignant pleural mesothelioma 2018February00 February 2018

The BTS Guideline for the investigation and management of malignant pleural mesothelioma has been published online and as a supplement to the March 2018 issue of Thorax

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BTS Guideline for the investigation and management of mesothelioma - Summary of reccommendations 2018February00 February 2018 Valid View publication
BTS Guidelines for Home Oxygen Use in Adults 2015June00 June 2015

The BTS Guideline for home oxygen use in adults was published online in April 2015 and as a supplement to the June 2015 issue of Thorax.

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BTS Guidelines for Pulmonary Nodules 2015June00 June 2015

The  BTS guidelines for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules were published online on 16 June 2015, and appeared as a supplement to the August 2015 edition of Thorax. 

 

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BTS Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of NTM-PD 2017October00 October 2017

The new BTS Guideline for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease was published in 20 October 2017. 

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BTS Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults: 2009 Update 2009October00 October 2009

BTS Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults: 2009 Update

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BTS Guidelines for the outpatient management of pulmonary embolism 2018June00 June 2018

BTS Guidelines for the outpatient management of pulmonary embolism published June 2018.

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BTS Guidelines for Ventilatory Management of AHRF 2016March00 March 2016

The BTS/ICS Guideline for the ventilatory management of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure.

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BTS/SIGN Asthma Guideline 2016 2016September00 September 2016

The BTS/SIGN Guideline for the management of asthma was published on 21 September 2016.

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BTS/SIGN Asthma Guideline Quick Reference Guide 2016 2016September00 September 2016 Valid View publication
Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults Guideline 2013 2013August00 August 2013 Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults guideline 2013 Valid View publication
Severe Acute Respiratory Guideline 2003July00 July 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome In July 2003, the Society published a joint Guideline with the British Infection Society. This was approved by the BTS Executive and Standards of Care Committees in June 2003, and updated in February 2004. Guidelines on Hospital Management of SARS. Valid View publication