Cough features, concomitant symptoms, history useful to determine causes of chronic cough

Cough timing, concomitant symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux or rhinitis/sinusitis and medical history are useful clinical characteristics that can aid in the prediction of causes of chronic cough, researchers reported.“To our knowledge, this is the first study with [a] large sample size to investigate the diagnostic value of cough features in patients with chronic cough,” Kefang Lai, MD, PhD, professor in the State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease in the National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease at Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health,Read More

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