Draft guideline to improve asthma diagnosis
Spirometry should be used as the first-line investigation for diagnosing asthma in children over 5 and adults, says NICE.
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20 January 2015
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16 January 2015
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14 January 2015
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13 January 2015
NICE has updated its methods for providing guidance and advice on biosimilar medicines, as their availability and use on the NHS grows.
06 January 2015