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Cough, wheeze and asthma in children: a video module

Module summary
GP Dr Duncan Keeley explains the key points in managing asthma, wheeze and cough in children in primary care
Learning objectives
This module will update your knowledge on managing asthma, wheeze and cough in children, including issues such as:
  • Finding out the causes of persistent cough and wheeze in children
  • Prescribing and monitoring over time
  • Presentations that may point to a more serious diagnosis 
  • Self-management to prevent exacerbations

Dr Keeley has reccommended the following as useful further reading and will refer to them during this module. They can be downloaded here,

1. Brand PLP, Baraldi E, Bisgaard H et al. Definition, assessment and treatment of wheezing disorders in preschool children:an evidence-based approach. Eur Respir J 2008; 32: 1096–1110

2. Shields MD, Bush A, Everard MI et al. BTS guidelines: Recommendations for the assessment and management of cough in children. Thorax.2008 Apr;63 Suppl 3:iii1-iii15.

3. Brand PLP, Baraldi E, Bisgaard H et al. Definition, assessment and treatment of wheezing disorders in preschool children: an evidence-based approach. ERJ 2008; 32(4): 1096-1110

Expert speaker
Dr Duncan Keeley, GP in Oxfordshire and member of the Primary Care Respiratory Society UK executive
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Practical, down to earth info
Ramona Mascas
Yvonne Collins
very informative
Thomas Wyatt
very useful
Iain Brown
Oluseun Elizabeth Mofolasayo