BTS Pleural Disease Guideline

BTS Guidelines published more than five years ago are marked as archived. The Guideline content/recommendations have not been checked to confirm continued validity at the date of archival and readers should bear in mind that new evidence may have been published since the Guideline was produced.

October 2017

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

Previous Guidelines

Title Publication Date Description Status
Pleural Disease Guidelines 2003 2003-08 August August 2003 Pleural Disease Guideline 2003 Superceded

Guideline Archive

Title Publication Date Description Status
Pleural Disease Guideline 2010-08 August August 2010

Pleural Disease Guideline

Archived
Pleural Disease Guideline - Quick Reference Guide 2010-08 August August 2010

Pleural Disease Guideline - Quick Reference Guide

Archived
Appendix 2 link to SIGN critical appraisal checklists Pleural Disease Guideline 2013-02 February February 2013

Appendix 2 link to SIGN critical appraisal checklists Pleural Disease Guideline

Archived
Appendix 1 Search Strategy Pleural Procedures Guideline 2010-08 August August 2010

Appendix 1 Search Strategy Pleural Procedures Guideline

Archived
Appendix 3 Spontaneous Pneumothorax Poster Pleural Disease Guideline 2010-08 August August 2010

Appendix 3 Spontaneous Pneumothorax Poster Pleural Disease Guideline

Archived
Appendix 4 Ultrasound and Pleural Procedures Pleural Disease Guideline 2010-08 August August 2010

Appendix 4 Ultrasound and Pleural Procedures Pleural Disease Guideline

Archived
Appendix 5 Local anaesthetic thoracoscopy – practical guide to the procedure 2010-08 August August 2010

Appendix 5 Local anaesthetic thoracoscopy – practical guide to the procedure

Archived
Appendix 6 Patient Information leaflet on chest drain insertion 2010-08 August August 2010

Appendix 6 Patient Information leaflet on chest drain insertion

Archived
Pleural Procedures Guideline - Evidence tables 2010-08 August August 2010

Pleural Procedures Guideline - Evidence tables

Archived