Dr Douri publishes research in Thorax

UMS member Dr Abdel Douiri, along wiht co-authors, publishes this week in Thorax, a study titled:

Physiotherapy, and speech and language therapy intervention for patients with refractory chronic cough: A multicentre randomised control trial

This RCT study of patients with refractory chronic cough investigated ‘the efficacy of a physiotherapy, and speech and language therapy intervention (PSALTI) to improve health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to reduce cough frequency in patients with refractory chronic cough’

The authors concluded that ‘greater improvements in HRQoL and cough frequency were observed with PSALTI intervention’ and that the ‘findings support the use of PSALTI for patients with refractory chronic cough.

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