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By Anthony E. Redington, Alyn H. Morice

ISBN-10: 0824759583

ISBN-13: 9780824759582

A entire evaluation of the clinical and scientific elements of acute and persistent cough, this reference makes a speciality of fresh advancements in our knowing of the molecular biology of putative cough receptors, the neural mechanisms concerned about the afferent and efferent limbs, the crucial processing of the cough reflex, and peptides and different elements which can mediate or modulate the cough reflex. With chapters wriitenby said gurus within the box, this guide covers present and capability healing brokers, quite a few methodologies to degree cough reflex sensitivity, and scientific ways for the overview of power cough in adults and youngsters.

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373 Gender Difference in Cough Reflex Sensitivity . . 377 Possible Mechanism of Female Preponderance in Chronic Cough . . 380 References . . 383 22. Impact of Cough on Health Status . . . . . . . . Surinder S. Birring and Ian D. Pavord Introduction . . 389 Adverse Impact of Cough on Health Status . . 390 Assessment of Health Status . . 390 Health Status in Chronic Cough . . 398 Conclusions . . 398 References . . 398 389 23. Chronic Cough in Children . . . . . .

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