Chronic Refractory Cough: A Case Study This paper presents a successful behavioral case study in treatment of chronic refractory cough in a 60-year-old adult female. The efficacy for speech-language pathology treating chronic cough is discussed along with description of treatment regime. Discussion focuses on therapy approaches used and the patient's report of changes in quality of ... Article
Article  |   June 30, 2017
Chronic Refractory Cough: A Case Study
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  • Anna Maria Siciliano
    Intermountain Voice and Swallowing Center, Salt Lake City, UT
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Article   |   June 30, 2017
Chronic Refractory Cough: A Case Study
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, June 2017, Vol. 2, 57-62. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG3.57
History: Received October 4, 2016 , Revised October 24, 2016 , Accepted October 28, 2016
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, June 2017, Vol. 2, 57-62. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG3.57
History: Received October 4, 2016; Revised October 24, 2016; Accepted October 28, 2016

This paper presents a successful behavioral case study in treatment of chronic refractory cough in a 60-year-old adult female. The efficacy for speech-language pathology treating chronic cough is discussed along with description of treatment regime. Discussion focuses on therapy approaches used and the patient's report of changes in quality of life and frequency, duration, and severity reduction of her cough after treatment.

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