Asthma guidelines used by primary care in Sweden

About the national guidelines most used by primary care:

Treatment of asthma - new recommendation

Link to access these guidelines:

Year the guidelines were last updated:


Evidence based methodology used to develop the guidelines:


Name and type of agency responsible for developing the guidelines:

Läkemedelsverket/ Medical Products Agency which is a National Guideline Agency

How primary care was involved in developing the national guidelines:

Primary care representatives were involved in the development

IPCRG involvement in developing the national guidelines:

Yes, the national member organisation was involved

Requirements or incentives in place for primary care to use the guidelines:

Regulation and audit

Published information on implementation:


National agency responsible for validating guidelines are evidence based:


Have these guidelines been validated by this agency:

Not applicable

About other guidelines for asthma also used:

None identified

International guidelines also used:


Has the translation of these international guidelines been validated and if so by which agency:

No translation

Other information:


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  1. Updated National Guidelines for Asthma and COPD were published in Sweden in November 2015 - not available in English.