Classification of voluntary cough sound and airflow patterns for detecting abnormal pulmonary function

Abstract

BACKGROUND Involuntary cough is a classic symptom of many respiratory diseases. The act of coughing serves a variety of functions such as clearing the airways in response to respiratory irritants or aspiration of foreign materials. It has been pointed out that a cough results in substantial stresses on the body which makes voluntary cough a useful tool in… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1745-9974-5-8

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