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Coughing child: a video module (1 CPD hour)

Respiratory physician Dr Mark Rosenthal on differentiating between causes of cough in a child including asthma, post-nasal drip, aspiration and psychogenic cough.

Learning objectives

To improve your understanding of:

  • Pattern recognition in a coughing child
  • Factors in the history to aid correct diagnosis in the coughing child
  • Associated symptoms that typically present
  • Spotting and managing a suspected foreign body obstruction

In this module, you will watch Dr Mark Rosenthal deliver a presentation covering the above topics. This video was recorded at a Pulse Clinical Seminar which took place in January 2012.

The powerpoint slides will cycle through automatically as the video plays, but if you are interested in a particular aspect of the presentation, use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the screen to navigate through the slides, simply click on the slide you are interested in and you will be taken to the relevant part of the video.

After viewing the video, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment to test the knowledge you have gained. You will then have the opportunity to record your personal learning points and claim your CPD credits, which will be recorded on a certificate stored automatically in your Pulse Learning CPD log.

Full CPD module


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