Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute for Health Research (DRF-2010-03-55)
Received: 11 February 2019
Accepted: 11 December 2019
First Online: 6 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for the study was obtained from North East-Tyne & Wear South Research Ethics Committee: Approval Number 13/NE/0066. All participants have provided written informed consent.
: Not applicable
: JS is a named Inventor on a patent describing detection of cough from sound recordings. The patent is owned by University Hospital of South Manchester and licensed to Vitalograph Ltd. AH, OB, JB, AM, JY and FHB have no conflicts of interest to declare.