Consider vocal cord dysfunction as a cause of chronic cough
By Mardi Chapman
12 May 2020
Patients with chronic cough refractory to medical treatment may have an underlying vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) that is amenable to speech pathology. According to a comparison of 51 patients with VCD and 39 patients with chronic cough from the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, the two conditions overlap. The cross-sectional study found cough frequency was ...