Guidelines and Standards

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 is a committee that 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.


The Canadian Respiratory Guidelines website is currently under construction.

To request published guidelines, resources and tools, please contact