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Management of chronic cough in children

Management of chronic cough in children

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

September 8, 2016

Updated

September 8, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Atul Gupta offers advice on managing chronic cough in children. Key learning points for GPs and nurses include accurately understanding symptoms, possible causes such as pertussis or bronchiectasis and suitable investigations.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand the potential impact of chronic cough in children on a family’s quality of life
  • Take a thorough history to determine likely cause of the cough
  • Recognise specific aetiology suggested by different types of cough
  • Manage children with chronic wet cough or persistent, dry non-productive cough
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Atul Gupta
    Consultant in paediatric respiratory medicine
    King’s College Hospital
    London
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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