Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation

Anne B Chang, Lou I Landau, Peter P Van Asperen, Nicholas J Glasgow, Colin F Robertson, Julie M Marchant and Craig M Mellis
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (8): 398-403.
  • Anne B Chang1
  • Lou I Landau2,3
  • Peter P Van Asperen4,5
  • Nicholas J Glasgow6
  • Colin F Robertson7
  • Julie M Marchant1
  • Craig M Mellis8,4

  • 1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 3 School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 4 Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW.
  • 5 Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 6 Australian Primary Health Care Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
  • 7 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 8 Faculty of Medicine, Central Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


Competing interests:

Anne Chang has received an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline. Peter Van Asperen is a member of Advisory Boards for GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and AstraZeneca, and has received travel assistance from GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca. Craig Mellis has served on Advisory Boards for GlaxoSmithKline, Altana and Merck Sharp & Dohme.

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