This episode covers an approach to the acute cough. This podcast covers the common & emergent causes, key history questions & physical findings, investigations, and management of the acute cough. This episode was written by Mark McKinney and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Mark is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy & Wellness at the University of Alberta, and the Medical Director of the Down syndrome Medical Clinic in Edmonton, Alberta.