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

NICE Pneumonia Guideline 191

NICE published Guideline 191 on hospital and community acquired pneumonia in December 2014. Annotated editions of the 2009 BTS Guideline have been produced to indicate where BTS recommendations remain valid, and where overlap exists. See the Full annotated BTS Guideline and Summary annotated BTS Guideline documents for further information. 

The article "British Thoracic Society community acquired pneumonia guideline and the NICE pneumonia guideline: how they fit together" has been published in both Thorax and BMJ Open Respiratory Research, May 2015  - see Related Links.

Declarations of Interest

BTS Guideline Group members adhere to the BTS Policy for Working with the Biomedical Industry and complete an annual Declaration of Interest (DoI) during the period that the Guideline Group is active. For information on DoIs for this BTS Guideline Group please contact: bts@brit-thoracic.org.uk

August 2016

Current Guidelines

Title Publication Date Description Status
A quick reference guide: BTS Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults 2009-10 October October 2009

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

Valid
BTS Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults: 2009 Update 2009-10 October October 2009

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

Please refer to the 2015 annotated update.

Valid
Annotated BTS CAP Guideline summary of recommendations 2015-01 January January 2015

Summary of the annotated BTS CAP recommendations produced in January 2015.

Valid

External Guidelines

Title Publication Date Description Status
A primary care summary of the Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines 2010-03 March March 2010

A primary care summary of the Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines Published in the Primary Care Respiratory Journal

Valid
NICE Guideline 191 Diagnosis and management of community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults 2014-12 December December 2014

The NICE Guideline on community and hospital acquired pneumonia.

Valid

Previous Guidelines

Title Publication Date Description Status
Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults 2004 Update 2004-01 January January 2004

Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults 2004 Update

Superceded