oa Professional Nursing Today - A therapeutic approach to coughing : clinical
|Article Title||A therapeutic approach to coughing : clinical|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||Jul 2008|
|Pages||37 - 42|
Cough is a protective reflex invoked when something blocks or irritates the airway. Cough is defined as an explosive expiration that prevents aspiration and promotes the removal of secretions and foreign particles from the lung. Cough varies in nature depending on its cause. It can be voluntary or involuntary.
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