Revision Date: December 2016
The ICSI Diagnosis and Management of Asthma guideline work group endorsed 2016 Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention Report with added qualifications/comments. This report addresses the diagnosis and management of asthma in the pediatric and adult population. The GINA website provided writing group conflict of interest disclosures. These were reviewed and taken into consideration by the ICSI work group.
The ICSI Diagnosis and Management of Asthma guideline work group also endorses the Appendix for the Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention without additional qualifications/comments.
For an abbreviated version of the guideline with tables and charts that highlight key information on diagnosis and treatment, please see the 2016 Global Initiative for Asthma Pocket Guide.
Full citation: Global Initiative for Asthma. Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention, 2016. Available at: http://www.ginasthma.org.
The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) is not a sponsor of or affiliated with, nor does it endorse ICSI or the ICSI Asthma work group. GINA has not reviewed ICSI’s process for endorsement of guidelines. The following ICSI endorsement and conclusions are solely the consensus of the ICSI Diagnosis and Management of Asthma work group using the ICSI Endorsement Process.
Please note, the previous ICSI Diagnosis and Management of Asthma guideline from July 2012 is being retired.