Avoid reflux therapies for chronic cough in children: new guidelines

Anti-reflux medications such as proton pump inhibitors have little or no value in the management of chronic cough in children, according to new expert guidelines. An update to 2006 CHEST Pediatric Cough guideline, led by Professor Anne Chang of the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, concludes that a 4-8 week trial of treatment ...

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