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Clinical casebook: lower respiratory tract infections

Module summary

Professor Paul Little, GP and professor of primary care research presents advice on four presentations of lower respiratory infections.

Learning objectives

This module will cover the latest in lower respiratory tract infections including:

  • Pointers in the history to guide the use of antibiotics
  • What diagnoses should be considered in patients with recurrent chest infections
  • How to treat community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections
  • How to respond to patient claims that antibiotics are ineffective
Author

Professor Paul Little is a GP and professor of primary care research, with an interest in the management of common infections, at the University of Southampton

Date module published
23/08/2016
Module due for review
23/08/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
practical
Navajeevan Joshi
14.04.2017.
very useful
Iain Brown
12.04.2017.
Good
Jake Winning
10.04.2017.
good
Chryshanti Bikmalla
27.03.2017.
useful
Shazli Khan
18.03.2017.