Cough in Children and Antitussive Drugs in the Office and in Practice
Acute cough is a frequent complaint in pediatric practice. However, there is no acceptable treatment with current knowledge and parents’ common practice is to ask advice from not professional personnel and to use over the counter regimes. This is also a common practice in chronic cough, although the disease has more complex investigation. There are provided data according the etiology and treatment of acute and chronic cough as well as recent literature for anti-tussive medications.
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