Book Details


Cough: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: 978-3-030-48571-9

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This book provides an updated and comprehensive overview of cough, while opening new perspectives for their treatment and management. It enables readers to not only discover new physiologic features and mechanisms but also to gain an in-depth understanding of the diagnostic workup of cough, still one of the most frequent and challenging symptoms in daily medical practice. The book also provides insights into cough’s features and pathogenesis, as well as into pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments. The most frequent causes of chronic cough (asthma, postnasal drip, gastroesophageal reflux and chronic hypersensitivity syndrome) and different types of pediatric cough are also explored.

Subject: Medicine, Pneumology, Respiratory System, General Practice, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Otorhinolaryngology, Pharmacotherapy, Gastroenterology, Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease, Upper Airway Cough Syndrome, expectoration, cough sounds, cough reflex, experimentally-induced cough, postnasal drip, asthma-related cough, gerd-related chronic cough, Hypersensitivity Cough Syndrome, pediatric cough, cough suppressants, expectorants, non-pharmacologic treatment of cough