Posts Tagged ‘questionnaire

chronic respiratory diseasesThis is the first study to compare the impact of cough on HRQoL across a range of common chronic respiratory diseases using validated cough-specific quality of life questionnaires. We have demonstrated that the magnitude of cough-specific HRQoL impairment is similar among all respiratory disease groups studied and is greatest among female patients. Generic measures of HRQoL in COPD […]

gastroesophageal refluxTable 1 contains baseline characteristics of the 147 patients recruited to the four groups as well as test statistics for comparisons of these characteristics between the groups. Diagnostic categories in the chronic cough group were as follows: gastroesophageal reflux, 35%; asthma, 21%; idiopathic cough, 12%; postnasal drip, 7%; postviral, 6%; eosinophilic bronchitis, 6%; and other, 13% (eg, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-related […]


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