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Society guideline links: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Deputy Editor
Helen Hollingsworth, MD

Introduction

This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society's website. Some societies may require users to log in to access their guidelines.

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International

Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD): Global strategy for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of COPD (2017)

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and GOLD: Guidelines for the diagnosis of diseases of chronic airflow limitation – Asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) (2015)

Canada

British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA): Guidelines and protocols on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – Diagnosis and management (2017)

     
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Literature review current through: Nov 2017. | This topic last updated: Feb 28, 2017.
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