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Difficult differentials: respiratory

Module summary
Respiratory physicians Dr William Man, Professor Martin Partridge and Dr Lydia Finney give an at-a-glance guide to differentiating between respiratory conditions.
Learning objectives

This module will guide you through common signs and symptoms that help differentiate between respiratory conditions with similar presentations, including:

  • Asthma and COPD
  • Embolism and viral cough with muscular pain
  • Simple snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Community-acquired pneumonia and minor viral RTI
Author

Dr Lydia Finney is a specialist registrar and clinical research fellow in respiratory medicine at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Martin Partridge is a professor of respiratory medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London

Dr William D-C. Man is a consultant chest physician at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust 

Date module published
06/05/2016
Module due for review
06/05/2018
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
it was good but I disagree with some of the answers!!
Ian Morris
30.04.2017.
as mentioned earlier. Asthma - overlap syndrome needs revision.
Debasis Roychoudhury
06.04.2017.
useful
Ronald Kok
01.04.2017.
THE MODULAR QUESTIONS GIVES A GUIDE TO REVISION
Debasis Roychoudhury
27.02.2017.
mixture of primary-secondary or intermmediate
Debasis Roychoudhury
27.02.2017.