Book Reviews
June 1930

Cough in Infants. By P. Gautier. Paper.

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Price, 18 francs. Pp. 173. Paris: L'Expansion Scientifique Française, 1930.

Am J Dis Child. 1930;39(6):1366. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1930.01930180216027

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The physiology of the cough reflex is discussed, then the different causes of cough. The conditions are divided into cough from the respiratory organs, infectious diseases, cardiac cough and cough of the new-born infant. The diagnosis of these conditions from the type and character of the cough is then given. The treatment is directed to the cause and is similar to the American method of treatment.

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