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Alyn H Morice

Alyn H Morice is professor of respiratory medicine, Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull

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  • Rows of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine

    A new way to look at acute cough in the pharmacySubscription

    31 MAR 2017Comments (3)

    Cough is the most common symptom for which people seek medical advice, and patients with cough frequently present to community pharmacy. Cough can be either acute or chronic. Acute cough, defined as being of less than three weeks’ duration, is often caused by viral respiratory tract infection and is probably one of the most common reasons for accessing healthcare in the community. For these infections, no antiviral treatment exists and antibiotics have been shown to be ineffective in patients

  • Close up of a woman taking cough syrup

    It's time to change the way we approach coughs in community pharmacySubscription

    9 MAR 2016

    Over-the-counter treatments for the common cough need to be brought up to date and improved, especially considering the social and economic implications of the condition.

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