Persistent nocturnal cough: randomised controlled trial of high dose inhaled corticosteroid.

  title={Persistent nocturnal cough: randomised controlled trial of high dose inhaled corticosteroid.},
  author={Michael J Davies and Pam Fuller and A Picciotto and Sheila A McKenzie},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={81 1},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of a short course of inhaled corticosteroid in the treatment of isolated and persistent nocturnal cough in children. DESIGN Randomised double blind placebo controlled study. SETTING Subjects' homes in east London, England. SUBJECTS Consecutively referred children, 1-10 years old, with persistent nocturnal cough. INTERVENTIONS Placebo or fluticasone propionate 1 mg twice daily for three nights and 500 microg twice daily for 11 nights. Videotaping of… CONTINUE READING


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