oa Professional Nursing Today - Cough mixtures : therapeutic
|Article Title||Cough mixtures : therapeutic|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Author||Jacqueline Van Schoor|
|Publication Date||May 2009|
|Pages||33 - 34|
Cough remains one of the most common complaints motivating patients to seek medical attention. The most common causes of a chronic persistent cough in a non-smoking immunocompetent person with a normal chest X-ray are postnasal drip, asthma and gastroesophageal reflux, while an acute cough is a frequent symptom associated with viral respiratory tract infections such as colds and flu.
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