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Management of chronic cough in patients receiving palliative care: review of evidence and recommendations by a task group of the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland.

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BACKGROUND: Chronic cough is a disruptive and exhausting symptom, reported as very distressing in a quarter of those in their last year of life. Existing guidelines for management of chronic cough primarily deal with the commonest benign causes of cough: asthma; eosinophilic bronchitis; gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; rhinosinusitis. AIM/DESIGN: to examine what literature evidence exists and formulate recommendations for managing chronic cough in patients with advanced, progressive, life-...

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10.1177/0269216311423793

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Journal:
Palliative medicine
Volume:
26
Issue:
6
Pages:
780-787
Publication date:
2012-09-05
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EISSN:
1477-030X
ISSN:
0269-2163
URN:
uuid:856ae508-5703-4931-8e88-4c911534cf81
Source identifiers:
186671
Local pid:
pubs:186671

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