Note: Some of these resources may only be accessible within an authenticated CCHS IP range.
Guidelines for the Diagnosis & Management of Asthma – National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute; National Asthma Education & Prevention Program; August 2007
Diagnosis & Management of Asthma – Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Jan. 2008
Diagnosis & Treatment of asthma in childhood: a PRACTALL consensus report – European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, January 2008 (via PubMed link)
Attaining optimal asthma control: A practice parameter – Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology; November 2005
Key clinical activities for quality asthma care – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the National Asthma Education & Prevention Program, March 200
Asthma: Defining of the Persistent Adult Phenotypes – Lancet (via PubMed link)
The Asthma Epidemic – NEJM
Asthma: The Role of Allergens – Am Fam Physician
Asthma Update: Part II. Medical Management – Am Fam Physician
Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update – Am Fam Physician
Indoor Environmental Influences on Children’s Asthma – Pediatric Clinics N.A.
Leukotriene Inhibitors in the Tx of Allergy & Asthma – Am Fam Phys
Leukotrienes – NEJM
Mild or Moderate Persistent Asthma: Pharmacological Mgmt – Lancet (via PubMed link)
Severe Asthma in Adults: Mechanisms, Diagnosis, & Mgmt – Lancet (via PubMed link)
Webpage with links to GOLD documents: Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease, updated 2007.
GOLD evidence-based guidelines, updated December 2007.
Executive Summary: Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, & Prevention of COPD – peer-reviewed summary of GOLD recommendations, revised 2007.
Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management, & Prevention – a quick-reference guide to GOLD guidelines, updated 2007.
Global strategy for the diagnosis, management, & prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Summary of guidelines of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), November 2006, revised 2007
Diagnosis & Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – American College of Physicians, November 2007
Management of COPD – NEJM
Management of Severe COPD – Lancet (via PubMed link)
Medications for COPD: A Review of Effectiveness – Am Fam Phys
Optimizing Treatment of COPD – Am J Med
Treatment of Stable COPD – Lancet (via PubMed link)
Diagnosis & Management of Cough – American College of Chest Physicians, January 2006
Complications of Cough – American College of Chest Physicians, January 2006
Evaluation of the Patient with Chronic Cough – Am Fam Physician
Miscellaneous Review Articles
Adult Cystic Fibrosis – JAMA
Asbestos-Related Lung Disease – Am Fam Physician
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Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Diagnosis & Treatment – Am Fam Phys
Dyspnea: Evaluation of Chronic Dyspnea – Am Fam Physician
Lung Cancer: Diagnosis & Management – Am Fam Physician
Pleural Effusion in Adults: Diagnostic Approach – Am Fam Physician