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Assessment and Management of Chronic Cough

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Assessment and Management of Chronic Cough
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Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Number of pages: 256

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Cough is the most common complaint for patients seeking medical attention in the United States. Although the most common cause of cough is acute self-limited viral infections, chronic cough (cough that lasts more than 4 weeks in children <14 years of age or more than 8 weeks in adolescents and adults) has a significant impact on quality of life and is responsible for up to 38 percent of pulmonary outpatient visits.

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