An interactive CPD activity with expert video commentary tailored to your learning

Are you missing your patients' night-time COPD symptoms?

Night-time COPD symptoms are associated with poorer quality of life and increased morbidity and mortality. Despite this, they often go unnoticed by GPs and/or unreported by patients themselves.1

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • List the common causes of nocturnal cough and dyspnoea
  • Discuss potential impacts of night-time COPD symptoms on patients
  • Identify patients with night-time COPD symptoms
  • Recommend management options for patients with night-time COPD symptoms


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