Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosis

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Disclaimer is pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. is pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. e ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician aer consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. e guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations that have been developed using GR ADE (Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation) methodolog y. GR ADE involves structured literature review, systematic reviews and meta-analyses of combined data, and expert discussion to assess the certainty in the evidence and determine the strength of each recommendation. Source Raaghu G, Remy-Jardin M, Myers JL et al. Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018;198(5):pp e44–e68. e guidelines were a cooperative effort among the American oracic Society (ATS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), Japanese Respiratory Society ( JRS), and Latin American oracic Society (ALAT) 106 Commerce Street, Suite 105 Lake Mary, FL 32746 TEL: 407.878.7606 • FAX: 407.878.7611 Order additional copies at Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved ATSIPFDx18103

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