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Quality of Life Factors Associated with Coughing or Clearing Throat

Purpose:

To evaluate the quality of life for a patient with cough or recurrent clearing of the throat based on items listed by Carrau et al.

Specialty:

Adolescent Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

quality of life

ICD-10:

J02, J31.2, J37.0, K21, R07.0, R68.8

Description:

Carrau et al evaluated the quality of life for patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux. Cough and throat clearing are 2 domains which may be found in a number of conditions, and the two findings tend to overlap. The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia Charlottesville, Wake Forest University, Abt Associates Inc, and AstraZeneca.

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