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CPGs, Guidelines, Statements

AARC Guidelines
All CPGs are available for viewing or printing. Links to CPGs from other organizations relevan to RTs. Search for all CPGs.

Attaining Optimal Asthma Control: A Practice Parameter
Featured in the November 2005 Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (JACI), was developed by the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters for Allergy & Immunology, a joint coalition of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI).

NAEPP Asthma Guidelines
The Expert Panel Report: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma provides recommendations for the diagnosis and management of asthma.

National Guideline Clearinghouse
A collection of CPGs developed by national organizations and housed on a government website.

Smoking Cessation Clinical Practice Guideline
From the Surgeon General, developed with input from the AARC.

Respiratory Care: Advancement of the Profession Tripartite Statements of Support
The AARC, NBRC and CoARC have issued a statement on the advancement of the profession.