Diagnostic approach::Cough


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Diagnostic approach The determination of the cause of a cough usually begins by determining if it is specific or nonspecific in nature.<ref name=Review10/> A specific cough is one associated with other symptoms and further workup is dependent on these symptoms while a non specific cough occurs without other signs and symptoms.<ref name=Review10/> Further workup may include labs, x rays, and spirometry.<ref name=Review10/>

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