By Anthony E. Redington, Alyn H. Morice

A finished evaluate of the clinical and scientific facets of acute and protracted cough, this reference makes a speciality of fresh advancements in our figuring out of the molecular biology of putative cough receptors, the neural mechanisms eager about the afferent and efferent limbs, the crucial processing of the cough reflex, and peptides and different components which could mediate or modulate the cough reflex. With chapters written through stated gurus within the box, this guide covers present and capability healing brokers, a variety of methodologies to degree cough reflex sensitivity, and medical ways for the evaluation of continual cough in adults and kids.

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