Assessment and Management of Chronic Cough
by Douglas C McCrory, et al.
Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2013
Number of pages: 256
Cough is the most common complaint for patients seeking medical attention in the United States. Although the most common cause of cough is acute self-limited viral infections, chronic cough (cough that lasts more than 4 weeks in children <14 years of age or more than 8 weeks in adolescents and adults) has a significant impact on quality of life and is responsible for up to 38 percent of pulmonary outpatient visits.
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by Douglas C McCrory, et al. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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by H.F. Rosenberg, J.B. Domachowske - MDPI AG
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