Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnosis and management: summary of updated NICE guidance.
This article summarises the most recent recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The updated areas are mainly concerned with the management of stable COPD and include self management and education, assessment for lung volume reduction procedures, and home oxygen use. This article focuses on the newly updated sections, with reference to older recommendations where they are particularly important or needed for context.
- Respiratory Medicine