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ERS Vision: Tackling chronic cough


Specific aims:

To create a Registry of Europe-wide Specialist Cough Clinics operating according to agreed and standardised protocols

To establish a Europe-wide registry of ‘clinical trial ready’ chronic cough patients suitable for multi-centre experimental medicine studies and later phase precision medicine clinical trials

To promote education and patient/public engagement in the field of cough in conjunction with our partners the European Lung Foundation

To provide information on the clinical pattern and healthcare burden of chronic cough in primary care by analysing the Optimum Patient Care Research Database

To advocate for the inclusion of chronic cough as a distinct clinical condition in the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision