Asthma (in adults) - corticosteroids (TA138)
This guidance covers the use of inhaled corticosteroids to treat adults and children aged 12 years and over with chronic asthma in the NHS in England and Wales. It is written for people with chronic asthma but it may also be useful for their families or carers or anyone with an interest in the condition.
This page was last updated: 04 February 2013
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- Quick reference guide (PDF)
- Full Guidance (PDF)
- TA138 Corticosteroidau a anadlir ar gyfer trin asthma cronig mewn oedolion ac mewn plant 12 oed a hŷn: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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