Differential diagnosis is key to identifying patients suffering from cystic fibrosis in the early phase of the disorder. International diagnostic guidelines and diagnosis algorithms can help treating physicians to become more proficient in recognising such patients.
Useful links to guidelines and recommendations related to cystic fibrosis.
Medical and patient societies have issued statements, Q&A and guidance on how to manage cystic fibrosis during the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
International guidelines and algorithms provide the key criteria for differential diagnosis.
International treatment guidelines provide standards for best practice in key aspects of cystic fibrosis care.
Special care is given to nutrition in terms of assessment, prevention and treatment of on nutritional deficiencies.
Practical guidance on the appropriate use of diagnostics and treatment approaches using pancreatic enzymes.
Recommendations on supplementary antioxidants to treat oxidative stress in the lung.
Screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of vitamin D deficiency in individuals with cystic fibrosis.
Management of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes.
Antibiotics for major pathogens in CF, maintenance treatment for infection and diagnostic techniques.
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