Guidelines and Standards

The Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals (CRHP) collaborates with the Canadian Thoracic Society on the development of respiratory guidelines.

Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) guidelines are produced under the auspices of the CTS' Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee (CRGC), and made available through the CRGC Web site at

The CRGC focuses on initiatives to more efficiently produce and update guidelines, ensuring that these efforts quickly translate into significant improvements in respiratory care, with the ultimate goal of optimizing management of respiratory disorders in Canada.

To learn more about the CRGC and CTS Guidelines, go to: