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Key questions on chronic cough

Module summary
Consultant in thoracic medicine Dr Neal Navani and senior specialist registrar Dr Laura Succony answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on smoker’s cough, the role of the GP in investigation and diagnosing pertussis.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on chronic cough, including:

  • When a cough becomes chronic
  • How common undiagnosed asthma and COPD are in adults
  • The non-respiratory causes of a chronic cough
  • How to diagnose pertussis
Author

Dr Neal Navani is a consultant in thoracic medicine at University College Hospital, London.

Dr Laura Succony is a senior specialist registrar and clinical fellow at University College Hospital, London.

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Stockport.

Date module published
21/01/2016
Module due for review
21/01/2018
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
very useful
Iain Brown
19.04.2017.
Really useful in General Practice as this is such a recurring presentation
Anastasia Phelan
18.04.2017.
very useful.
Iain Brown
27.03.2017.
Excellent
Michael Downing
05.03.2017.
Very good
Martin Durrant
01.03.2017.