Aims: This task force report provides important clinically-relevant information on the current approach to diagnosis and management of chronic interstitial lung diseases in children. In addition, recommendations for the management of paediatric interstitial lung diseases, as well as new insights into interstitial lung diseases pathophysiology during childhood are discussed.
Intended audience: Paediatricians, healthcare professionals.
Publication history information: Published in 2004 in the European Respiratory Journal, October 2004; 24(4): 686–697. Published more than 5 years ago, but publisher has confirmed the guideline's continued validity (December 2009).
Access: Available to the general public.