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NICE asthma guideline: Costs, controversies, commendations and caveats

After months of delays, the single NICE guideline on asthma has been published – and has set the cat among the pigeons in the respiratory community

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Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management. NICE NG80, 29 November 2017

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks. The investment and training required to implement the guideline will take time. In the meantime, primary care services should implement what they can of the recommendations, using currently available approaches to diagnosis until the infrastructure for objective testing is in place.

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Alcohol misuse: clinical review

This module discusses the morbidity caused by excessive alcohol consumption, effective screening tools, brief interventions and when to refer. Key learning points for general practice nurses include understanding community-based alcohol detoxification, and prognosis for patients.

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15 December 2017Vol 47 • Number 12


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Date of preparation: April 2016

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