Guideline Library 2020-11-12T01:48:06+00:00

 


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DomainGuideline/Position StatementPublicationStatusCOI Disclosure TablesReviewers’ Comments-AGREEII
COVID-19Asthma - Considerations Regarding School Return for Children and Adolescents with Asthma - Position StatementSept 2020Current
COVID-19Asthma - Addressing therapeutic questions to help Canadian physicians optimize asthma management for their patients during the Covid-19 pandemic - Position statementApril 2020Current
COVID-19Inhaled Salbutamol Shortage – Mitigation Strategy for AsthmaApril 2020Current
COVID-19Clinical Triage - Clinical triage thresholds in respiratory disease patients in the event of a major surge during the COVID-19 pandemic - Position StatementJuly 2020Current
COVID-19COPD - Addressing therapeutic questions to help Canadian physicians optimize COPD management for their patients during the Covid-19 pandemic Position StatementApril 2020Current
COVID-19Inhaled Salbutamol Shortage – Mitigation Strategy for COPDApril 2020Current
COVID-19Face Masks - Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations regarding the use of face masks by the public during the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic - Position StatementJune 2020Current
COVID-19ILD - Optimizing care for patients with interstitial lung disease during the COVID-19 pandemicAug 2020Current
COVID-19Pulmonary Function Testing - Resumption of Pulmonary Function Testing during the Post-Peak Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic - Joint CTS/CSRT Position StatementJuly 2020Current
COVID-19Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Delivering Pulmonary Rehabilitation during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Position StatementSept 2020Current
COVID-19Sleep Disordered Breathing - Helping Canadian Health Care Providers to Optimize Sleep Disordered Breathing Management for their Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Position StatementApril 2020Current
COVID-19Sleep Disordered Breathing - Updated recommendations for resumption of sleep clinic and laboratory testing- Position StatementJuly 2020Current
AsthmaAddressing therapeutic questions to help Canadian physicians optimize asthma management for their patients during the Covid-19 pandemic - Position statementApril 2020Current
AsthmaRecognition and management of severe asthma - Position Statement2017Current
AsthmaDiagnosis & management of asthma in preschoolers - Position Statement2015Under Review
AsthmaGuideline: CTS 2012 guideline update: Diagnosis and management of asthma in preschoolers, children and adults2012Under Review
AsthmaAsthma Management Continuum – Consensus Summary for children six years of age and over, and adults2010Under Review
AsthmaGuideline: Summary of Recommendations from the Canadian Asthma Consensus2003Archived
AsthmaAdult Asthma Consensus Guidelines Update2003Archived
Asthma2003 Guideline: Canadian Pediatric Asthma Consensus2005Archived
AsthmaCanadian Asthma Consensus Report1999Archived
AsthmaGuideline for Occupational Asthma1998Archived
COPDAddressing therapeutic questions to help Canadian physicians optimize COPD management for their patients during the Covid-19 pandemic2020Current
COPDCTS guideline on pharmacotherapy in patients with COPD— 2019 update of evidence2019Current
COPDQuality indicators for pulmonary rehabilitation programs in Canada: A CTS expert working group report2019Current
COPDCTS position statement: Pharmacotherapy in patients with COPD - An Update2017Updated in 2019
COPD2014 CHEST-CTS Guideline: Prevention of Acute Exacerbation of COPD2014CurrentIncluded in the guidelinen/a
COPDCTS Guideline: Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency targeted testing and augmentation therapy2012Under ReviewAvailablen/a
COPDCTS Guideline: Managing dyspnea in patients with advanced COPD2011Under ReviewAvailablen/a
COPDCTS Guideline: Optimizing pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD – practical issues2010Under ReviewAvailablen/a
COPDUpdate CTS Guideline – Highlights for Primary Care – Recommendations for Management of COPD2008Under Reviewn/an/a
COPDUpdate CTS Guideline – Recommendations for Management of COPD2007Under Reviewn/an/a
COPDCTS Guideline – Recommendations for Management of COPD2003Archived
COPDCTS Guidelines for the Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis2003Archived
Home Mechanical VentilationHome mechanical ventilation for patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A CTS Clinical Practice Guideline2019Current
Home Mechanical VentilationPediatric Home Mechanical Ventilation: A CTS Clinical Practice Guideline2017CurrentAvailable
Home Mechanical Ventilation(Adult) Home Mechanical Ventilation: A CTS Clinical Practice Guideline2011Update in ProgressAvailablen/a
Interstitial Lung DiseasePosition Statement - Standard of Care for Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease – Position Statement2018Current
Interstitial Lung DiseasePosition Statement - Evaluation of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease2017Current
Interstitial Lung DiseasePosition Statement - Long-term Monitoring of Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease 2020Current
PediatricClinical practice guideline for diagnostic testing for children with obstructive sleep apnea: A joint initiative of the Canadian Thoracic Society and the Canadian Sleep SocietyIn Preparation
PRESTINEPan-Canadian asthma and COPD standards for electronic health records: A Canadian Thoracic Society Expert Working Group Report2018Current
Pulmonary Vascular DiseaseCanadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Thoracic Society Position Statement on Pulmonary Hypertension2020Current
Pulmonary Vascular DiseasesGuideline - Diagnosis of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: A Canadian Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline Update2019Current
Sleep DisordersHelping Canadian Health Care Providers to Optimize Sleep Disordered Breathing Management for their Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Position StatementApril 2020Currentn/a
Sleep DisordersSleep Disordered Breathing - Updated recommendations for resumption of sleep clinic and laboratory testingJuly 2020Current
Sleep DisordersObstructive Sleep Apnea and Driving: A Canadian Thoracic Society and Canadian Sleep Society Position Paper2014Under ReviewAvailablen/a
Sleep DisordersCTS Guideline Update: Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing2011Update in Progressn/a
Sleep DisordersCTS/CSS Position Paper on the use of portable monitoring for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea in adults2010Under Reviewn/an/a
Sleep DisordersCTS Guideline – Executive Summary – Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Adults2006Archived
SpirometrySpirometry in primary care – Position Statement2013Under Review
Tuberculosis/ Infectious DiseasesCanadian Tuberculosis Standards, 7th Edition2014Under Review
Tuberculosis/ Infectious DiseasesSummary of Canadian Guidelines for the Initial Management of Community-acquired Pneumonia: An evidence-based update by the Canadian Infectious Diseases Society and the CTS2000Archived

 

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