Cough * 1: Chronic cough in adults

Morice A H; Kastelik J A
October 2003
Thorax;Oct2003, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p901
Academic Journal
The investigation and treatment of chronic cough in adults is generally rewarding, provided there is an understanding of its aetiology, particularly when it arises from sites outside the respiratory tract.


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