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British Thoracic Society guideline for the use of long-term macrolides in adults with respiratory disease

Smith, David; Du Rand, Ingrid A.; Addy, Charlotte; Collyns, Timothy; Hart, Simon; Mitchelmore, Philip; Rahman, Najib; Saggu, Ravijyot

Authors

David Smith

Ingrid A. Du Rand

Charlotte Addy

Timothy Collyns

Simon Hart

Philip Mitchelmore

Najib Rahman

Ravijyot Saggu



Abstract

The full British Thoracic Society (BTS) guideline for the use of long-term macrolides in adults with respiratory disease is published in Thorax. The following is a summary of the recommendations and good practice points. The sections referred to in the summary refer to the full guideline. The appendices are available in the full guideline and online appendices are available on the BTS website. This is the first BTS guideline to use the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluations (GRADE) approach as part of the process of guideline development and the guideline was used to pilot the new methodology.

Citation

Smith, D., Du Rand, I. A., Addy, C., Collyns, T., Hart, S., Mitchelmore, P., …Saggu, R. (2020). British Thoracic Society guideline for the use of long-term macrolides in adults with respiratory disease. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjresp-2019-000489

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Sep 6, 2019
Publication Date Apr 23, 2020
Deposit Date Nov 20, 2020
Publicly Available Date Nov 20, 2020
Journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research
Electronic ISSN 2052-4439
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 7
Issue 1
Article Number e000489
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjresp-2019-000489
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/3598306
Publisher URL https://bmjopenrespres.bmj.com/content/7/1/e000489
Related Public URLs https://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/quality-improvement/guidelines/long-term-macrolide-use/

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