Chronic cough: An annoyance under appreciated
Panel Discussion on Chronic Cough, its diagnosis and Management.
Chronic cough, defined as a cough of >8 weeks duration, is a common and frequently debilitating symptom that is often viewed as an intractable problem. However, the experience of specialist cough clinics is that a very high success rate, in the order of 90%, can be achieved. The key to successful management is to establish a diagnosis and to treat the cause of cough.
In this panel discussion, renowned pulmonologists discuss chronic cough, its symptoms and causes and its management. The main causes of chronic cough discussed by panelists were Asthma, Reflux and Rhinitis. Emphasis was laid on primary care diagnosis of Chronic Cough and its cause. Panel discussed the challenges associated with chronic cough diagnosis and therapy.
This video is a part of the JBCPL body of knowledge conclave 2021. check out the entire conclave at https://medicaldialogues.in/JBCPL-BOK
Dr. Sujeet Rajan
M.B.B.S., M.D.(Chest / Pulmonary Medicine), D.E.T.R.D., D.N.B.(Respiratory Medicine) Pulmonologist/Chest Physician/Critical Care
Dr. Indranil Haldar
MBBS, MD (Pulmonary Medicine), FCCP, DCH
Dr. Prashant Chhajed
DNB - Respiratory Diseases, MBBS, MD - Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, Pulmonologist
Dr. R.Vijai Kumar
MBBS, DTCD, MD (Pulmonary Medicine)
Dr. K S Satish
MBBS, MD - Medicine, MRCP (UK), Pulmonologist