Summary of NICE guidance for Asthma

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has updated the advice on self-management for children and young people with deteriorating asthma control. Please go to NICE for details and to check for any further updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 103, January 2018 includes one topic: Asthma -diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management in adults, children and young people (NICE NG80). It includes the following sections: clinical assessment, occupational asthma, objective tests, diagnosis, treatment and management, and inhaler devices.

(This website entry checked October 2020)