Cough treatments in the spotlight

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Introduction of new medications to reduce chronic, troublesome cough due to irritation and other non-dangerous causes aside from underlying disease will depend on improved understanding of the neural pathways controlling cough

You will learn:

  • To understand the clinical challenges associated with the use of certain cough medications
  • To gain insight into the physiological basis of cough and the pathophysiology thereof
  • An understanding of the protective urge-to-cough response
  • Current and future treatment approaches to the management of acute and chronic cough,
    and red flags for referral to a pulmonologist

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