"Chronic Cough'' is a clinical resource for practitioners treating patients with chronic cough. It is also a reference for any practicing or training clinician who wants to feel more confident in their understanding, workup and treatment of this symptom. As the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough evolves, empiric treatments are giving way to objective testing. Research is driving new therapeutics and testing modalities, and diagnostic advances and multidisciplinary collaboration has led to more successful treatments. "Chronic Cough" addresses these advancements by covering the basics of what is known, what is not known, and what is currently being discovered about chronic cough. This practical resource will appeal to residents, advanced practice providers, and physicians in the fields of family practice, internal medicine, otolaryngology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, and speech-language pathology.
Preface. Contributors. Chapter 1. Overview of Chronic Cough and its Impact on Health Care, Seth H. Dailey and Johnny P. Mai. Chapter 2. Cough-Variant Asthma and Related Diseases, Nicole L. Grossman and Christopher H. Fanta. Chapter 3. Sinonasal Disease and Allergy as an Etiology of Chronic Cough, Alice Z. Maxfield and Benjamin S. Bleier. Chapter 4. Reflux Disease, Matthew P. Partain and Jonathan M. Bock. Chapter 5. Basic Science Considerations for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR), Miles Klimara and Nikki Johnston. Chapter 6. Neurogenic Cough, John Paul Giliberto and Albert Merati. Chapter 7. Dysphagia in Chronic Cough, Mark A. Fritz, Debra M. Suiter, and Gregory N. Postma. Chapter 8. Cough Management: The Speech-Language Pathologist's Role in the Treatment of Chronic Cough, Hadas Golan and Chandler C. Thompson. Chapter 9. A Treatment Paradigm for Refractory Chronic Cough: Putting It All Together in a Quaternary Cough Referral Practice, Thomas L. Carroll. Chapter 10. Chronic Cough: Future Directions, Adrianna C. Shembel, Paul E. Kwak, and Milan R. Amin. Index.