Recommendations for the assessment and management of cough in children

Shields, M. D.; Bush, A.; Everard, M. L.; McKenzie, S.; Primhak, R.
April 2008
Thorax;Apr2008 Supplement 3, Vol. 63, p1
Academic Journal
The article reports on the management of cough in children. It describes the ineffectiveness of current guidelines in treating coughs with colds and describes a survey showing the prevalence of cough symptoms. The article presents a study on diagnosing coughs and provides a framework for diagnostic studies. An overview of the study is presented.


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