COVID-19 – Respiratory and Clinical

General Respiratory Advice and Guidance

CPFT Oncall Respiratory Clinician

CPFT Supporting Patients with COPD in Primary Care (Powerpoint file)

CPFT Community Respiratory Service YouTube channel with videos covering breathlessness, chest clearance, inhaler techniques, exercise etc

North West Anglia NHS FT Active Cycle of Breathing technique to help patients with the removal of chest secretions

NICE COVID-19 Rapid Guideline:  Community based care of patients with COPD

CUH Breathlessness Intervention Service 

The Primary Care Respiratory Society COVID-19 Information for primary, community and integrated care teams

British Thoracic Society COVID-19: information for the respiratory community

British Thoracic Society COVID-19: identifying patients for shielding

Long Covid

PHE resource including information and guidance on persistent health problems reported following acute COVID-19 disease with links to studies and guidance for primary care and community health services: COVID-19: long-term health effects

BMJ article and webinar: Long covid: How to define it and how to manage it

BMJ article, podcast and infographic: Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care

NICE COVID-19 Rapid Guideline on ‘Long Covid‘ – identifying, assessing and managing the long-term effects of COVID-19, often described as ‘long COVID’. (Developed jointly by NICE, the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).)

 

Pneumonia

CEBM resource on Rapidly managing pneumonia in older people during a pandemic

CEBM resource outlining the approach to diagnosing pneumonia during the current COVID-19 pandemic: Rapid diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia for clinicians

CEBM article on how to differentiate between viral pneumonia (a severe complication of COVID-19) and bacterial pneumonia: Differentiating viral from bacterial pneumonia

NICE new guidance on PneuX to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia

Remote assessment

CEBM: Should the Roth Score be used?

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information