An overview of the sensory receptors regulating cough

@article{Mazzone2005AnOO,
  title={An overview of the sensory receptors regulating cough},
  author={Stuart B. Mazzone},
  journal={Cough (London, England)},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={2 - 2}
}
The cough reflex represents a primary defensive mechanism for airway protection in a variety of mammalian species. However, excessive and inappropriate coughing can emerge as a primary presenting symptom of many airway diseases. Cough disorders are characterized by a reduction in the threshold for reflex initiation and, as a consequence, the occurrence of cough in response to stimuli that are normally innocuous in nature. The current therapeutic strategies for the treatment of cough disorders… CONTINUE READING
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