Objective cough frequency in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  title={Objective cough frequency in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis},
  author={Angela L Key and K. Holt and Andrew John Hamilton and Jaclyn A Smith and J. E. Earis},
BACKGROUND Cough is a common presenting symptom in patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). This study measured cough rates in IPF patients and investigated the association between cough and measures of health related quality of life and subjective cough assessments. In addition, IPF cough rates were related to measures of physiological disease severity and compared to cough rates in health and other respiratory conditions. METHODS Nineteen IPF patients, mean age 70.8 years +/- 8.6… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 references

Medical Statistics - A textbook for health scientists

  • MJ Campbell, D Machin, SJ Walters
  • Wiley 4th edition
  • 2007
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…