A paper that changed my practice: S McKenzie. Cough but is it asthma? Arch Dis Child 1 994;70: 1-2

Spencer, D.
January 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2007, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
The article offers a short review relating to chronic cough in children. The section discusses the effects of a seminal paper by Sheila Mackenzie from the early 1990s on the author's approach to the diagnosis and management of chronic cough in children. The author states that Mackenzie's review was not that cough variant asthma does not exist, because the axiom remains that it is unwise to use never in medicine and that the author have a very small number of patients who fits the label.


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