British Thoracic Society guidelines on diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy

Honeybourne, D.; Babb, J.; Bowie, P.; Brewin, A.; Fraise, A.; Garrard, C.; Harvey, J.; Lewis, R.; Neumann, C.; Wathen, C. G.; Williams, T.
March 2001
Thorax;Mar2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, pi1
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the British Thoracic Society guidelines on diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy. These guidelines have been developed at the request of the Standards of Care Committee of the British Thoracic Society. The aim of the Committee was to produce evidence-based guidelines for subsequent use by medical, nursing, and technical staff. The areas to be covered were carefully defined and were primarily to advise on bronchoscopy in adults, although the sections of the guidelines concerned with staff safety and instrument decontamination would also be relevant to paediatric flexible bronchoscopy.


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