ATS issues new clinical practice guideline on IPF, progressive fibrotic ILDs

SAN FRANCISCO — A session at the American Thoracic Society International Conference highlighted a new clinical practice guideline addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and progressive pulmonary fibrosis in adults.
The new guidance comes nearly 4 years after the last guidance on the diagnosis and management of IPF, according to the ATS.
In addition to providing guidance to clinicians who care for adults with IPF, the new guideline addresses progressive pulmonary fibrosis in ILDs other than IPF, provides a new definition to recognize progressive pulmonary fibrosis, and offers

SAN FRANCISCO — A session at the American Thoracic Society International Conference highlighted a new clinical practice guideline addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and progressive pulmonary fibrosis in adults.
The new guidance comes nearly 4 years after the last guidance on the diagnosis and management of IPF, according to the ATS.
In addition to providing guidance to clinicians who care for adults with IPF, the new guideline addresses progressive pulmonary fibrosis in ILDs other than IPF, provides a new definition to recognize progressive pulmonary fibrosis, and offers