TITLE

Chronic Bronchitis: Coughers and Spitters Die Young

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Barbara A.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;11/29/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
People younger than age 50 who have cough and sputum production have increased all-cause mortality, risk of development of abnormal pulmonary function, and higher IL-8 and CRP levels, even if they have normal spirometry.
ACCESSION #
47682939

 

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