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Acute Cough

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Table of Contents

Continuing Medical Education
Foreword
Anatomy and Physiology
Differential Diagnosis
   Infectious Causes of Acute Cough
      Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
      Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
      Influenza
   Noninfectious Causes of Acute Cough
      High-Risk Diagnoses
      Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Disease
   Subacute Cough
      Upper Airway Cough Syndrome
      Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Cough
      Smoking Cessation Cough
      Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Evaluation
   History and Physical Examination
   Immunocompromised Patients
   Testing
      Influenza Testing
      Other Tests for an Infectious Cough
      Evaluation for Pulmonary Embolism
Management
   High-Risk Diagnoses and Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Diseases
   Pertussis
   Influenza
   Upper Airway Cough Syndrome
   Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
   Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Cough
   Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Acute Bronchitis
      Cough Suppressants (Antitussives)
      Expectorants
      Antihistamines
      Antihistamine–Decongestant Combinations
      Antibiotics
      Beta-Agonists
      Corticosteroids
      Complementary and Alternative Interventions
      Nonpharmacologic Treatments
Prevention
   Vaccination
      Influenza
      Pneumonia
      Pertussis
   Smoking Cessation
   Handwashing
   Probiotics
Referral Guidelines
Key Points
References

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Anne E. Burke, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year