Case 5 : " My wife says my cough is driving her mad"
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Instant Anatomy - Thorax - Surface - Lungs

Instant Anatomy - Thorax - Surface - Lungs | Case 5 : " My wife says my cough is driving her mad" | Scoop.it
Instant anatomy is a specialised web site for you to learn all about human anatomy of the body with diagrams, podcasts and revision questions
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Lung surface anatomy - an important subject. I have seen too many students trying to listen to the kidneys over the years!! Where do you listen to the lungs in inspiration and expiration?

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Asthma UK | Inhaler demos

Technique is everything when people with asthma are taking their inhalers. This animated demo is available to help your patients review and improve their technique. The demo covers all the devices available.
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The correct techniques for using inhalers. What proportion of patients can successfully use a metered dose (aerosol) inhaler?

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Antibiotics don't improve cough in acute bronchitis (BMJ) - PulmCCM

Antibiotics don't improve cough in acute bronchitis (BMJ) - PulmCCM | Case 5 : " My wife says my cough is driving her mad" | Scoop.it
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Nice summary of an open-access paper on a trial in the BMJ

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Cough - NICE CKS

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Managing cough from the very useful Clinical Knoweldge Summaries. Note how how ling the cough has been present is important in considering management.

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Clinical Skills Online

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Videos on how to examine the respiratory system

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Statistics - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Summary of statistics relating to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
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From the UK Health and Safety Executive - some useful epidemiological background on how occupation is related to COPD.

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Jordan's story to influence his peers to... - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board | Facebook

This digital story is Jordan’s experience of smoking. Unfortunately, this is a very typical story of how a young person in the Valleys becomes a smoker....
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A powerful story of one young man's thoughts and regrets about smoking. 

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Shaffi B*'s curator insight, March 23, 2014 7:54 AM

Useful when considering the sociological ramifications of smoking, as well as the close links between class, wealth and health. Besides that, it's incredibly poignant.