JAMES H. CURRENS, M.D.; PAUL D. WHITE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Cough is such a common complaint that it often attracts but little attention. This is particularly true when the cough is nonproductive and when there is no hoarseness, fever, or chest pain. It is easy to understand, therefore, how cough as a symptom may be neglected frequently in patients with cardiovascular disease in contrast to more definitive and impressive symptoms such as shortness of breath and chest or arm pain. This seems generally to be the case, since there are only a few reports pertaining to cough as a symptom in cardiovascular disease, and the majority of these have originated
CURRENS JH, WHITE PD. COUGH AS A SYMPTOM OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:528–543. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-3-528
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(3):528-543.
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