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November 19, 1955

Cough Syncope

JAMA. 1955;159(12):1253. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960290079026

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The unusual syndrome cough syncope is well presented. Detailed discussion of the literature, as well as the author's experience is given. Differential diagnosis, related conditions, theories of mechanism, physiological mechanisms, prognosis, medicolegal aspects, and treatment are described, and an extensive bibliography is available. The recognition of cough syncope should be understood by all physicians. The illustrations and tables are clear. This book is highly recommended.

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