Remember the Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Cough using the mnemonic SAVE LIVES.
- Somatic cough syndrome (psychogenic cough), Syndrome of Upper airway cough(PND)
- Asthma, ACE inhibitor, Aspiration
- Very dilated bronchi(bronchiectasis)
- Eosinophilic bronchitis
- Lung cancer, Laryngopharyngeal reflux
- Infection(respiratory tract)
- Variable disorders of the other external auditory canals, pharynx, larynx,…
- Esophageal Reflux
- Smoking, Symptom of Heart failure
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