Quick Reference Guide: Inhaled Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Chronic Asthma in Adults and in Children Aged 12 Years and Over

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Quick Reference Guide: Inhaled Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Chronic Asthma in Adults and in Children Aged 12 Years and Over

Description

The quick reference guide on corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in adults and children aged 12 years and over presents recommendations for health professionals.

It includes:

  • Guidance for individuals with chronic asthma in whom treatment with an
    • Inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) is appropriate
    • ICS and long-acting beta-2 agonist is considered appropriate
  • Links to implementation tools

Developer:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Funding Sources:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: April 2009
Last Updated: 07/27/09

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