Cough Karen Fagan, MD May 6, 2010 Epidemiology In the United States, cough is the most common complaint for which patients visit primary care physicians.

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Patient and Family Education Cough This teaching sheet contains general information only. Your child's doctor or a member of your child's health care team will talk with you about specific care for your child.


Cough is consistently the commonest symptom for which patients seek medical advice [1-3]. In the UK in 2005, £96.7 million was spent on over-the-counter cough liquids [4], for which there is little evidence of efficacy [5].

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REVIEW ARTICLE Pseudo-asthma: When Cough, Wheezing, and Dyspnea AreNot Asthma Miles Weinberger, MD, Mutasim Abu-Hasan Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonary Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa The authors have indicated they have no financial relationships relevant ...

Information for Patients Complaining of Cough

20 Question: Is coughing normal or abnormal? Answer: It is normal to cough occasionally. Excessive coughing or coughing that brings up blood or thick, discolored mucus is abnormal.

Pink Book Chapter 15. Pertussis

15 Pertussis 215 215 215 Pertussis Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Outbreaks of pertussis were first described in the 16th century, and the organism was first isolated in 1906.

Recommendations for the management of cough in adults

BTS GUIDELINES Recommendations for the management of cough in adults AH Morice, LMcGarvey, I Pavord, on behalf of the British Thoracic Society Cough Guideline Group.....

Cough and cloperastine

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