TITLE

Which cough mixture should be used to treat a dry cough and a productive cough?

AUTHOR(S)
Coetzer, Ronelle
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
South African Pharmacist's Assistant;Winter2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the classification and categories of cough and the effective treatments for each classification. It states that coughing occurs when the airways' nerve endings become irritated. The three categories of a cough, the acute, subacute and chronic are dependent on cough duration. Coughing is also classified further as either dry, or productive, in which the recommended treatments depends on, such as expectorants and mucolytics for productive cough.
ACCESSION #
77067689

 

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