Back-to-basics. Cough: causes and diagnosis

  • David A. Tibbutt
Keywords: Cough, mechanism, causes, history, examination.

Abstract

Cough is a common complaint and may be a feature of serious underlying disease. A working knowledge of the mechanisms and differential diagnoses is crucial. A carefully taken clinical history followed by a thorough physical examination will often lead to a correct conclusion and confirmatory investigations and in turn to appropriate management.

Published
2021-08-24
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2309-4613
print ISSN: 2309-4605