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Clinical Guidelines & Position Statements

Clinical Guidelines and Position Statements

Clinical guidelines and position statements provide healthcare practitioners with evidence-based recommendations to improve respiratory care and help Ontarian breathe with ease.

The Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) promotes lung health by enhancing the ability of healthcare professionals through leadership, collaboration, research, learning and advocacy, and providing the best respiratory practices in Canada.


GINA is a medical guidelines organization that works with public health officials and health care professionals to reduce asthma prevalence, morbidity, and mortality.


GOLD works with healthcare professionals and public health officials around the world to raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and to improve prevention and treatment of this lung disease, through the development of evidence-based strategy documents for COPD management.