2 Investigations

2 Investigations

2.1 Only carry out bronchoscopy and most pulmonary function tests for urgent cases and if the results will have a direct impact on patient care, because these tests have the potential to spread COVID‑19. Plan investigations following NICE's guideline on arranging planned care in hospitals and diagnostic services or UK government guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19 as appropriate. [amended 6 November 2020]