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By Anthony E. Redington, Alyn H. Morice

A entire assessment of the medical and medical elements of acute and protracted cough, this reference makes a speciality of contemporary advancements in our realizing of the molecular biology of putative cough receptors, the neural mechanisms excited about the afferent and efferent limbs, the critical processing of the cough reflex, and peptides and different elements which could mediate or modulate the cough reflex. With chapters wriitenby said professionals within the box, this guide covers present and power healing brokers, a number of methodologies to degree cough reflex sensitivity, and medical methods for the evaluation of power cough in adults and kids.

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373 Masaki Fujimura Gender Distribution in Causes of Chronic Cough . . 373 Gender Difference in Cough Reflex Sensitivity . . 377 Possible Mechanism of Female Preponderance in Chronic Cough . . 380 References . . 383 22. Impact of Cough on Health Status . . . . . . . . Surinder S. Birring and Ian D. Pavord Introduction . . 389 Adverse Impact of Cough on Health Status . . 390 Assessment of Health Status . . 390 Health Status in Chronic Cough . . 398 Conclusions . . 398 References .

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401 Julie M. Marchant and Anne B. Chang Introduction . . 401 Major Conceptual Differences in Children and Adults with Chronic Cough . . 402 Causes of Chronic Cough in Children . . 403 Assessment and Management of Childhood Chronic Cough . . 414 Investigation of Childhood Chronic Cough . . 416 Future Research . . 419 References . . 419 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427 1 Molecular Biology of TRPV1 and Related Receptors SUN WOOK HWANG College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea Introduction Vagal C-fibers form a large majority of the afferent nerves innervating the lungs and airways.

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