Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Cough

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ISBN: 978-3-540-79841-5 (Print) 978-3-540-79842-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-21

    Cough: Setting the Scene

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    Pages 23-47

    Cough Sensors. I. Physiological and Pharmacological Properties of the Afferent Nerves Regulating Cough

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    Pages 49-61

    Cough Sensors. II. Transient Receptor Potential Membrane Receptors on Cough Sensors

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    Pages 63-76

    Cough Sensors. III. Opioid and Cannabinoid Receptors on Vagal Sensory Nerves

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    Pages 77-98

    Cough Sensors. IV. Nicotinic Membrane Receptors on Cough Sensors

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    Pages 99-127

    Cough Sensors. V. Pharmacological Modulation of Cough Sensors

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    Pages 129-154

    Peripheral Mechanisms I: Plasticity of Peripheral Pathways

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    Pages 155-186

    Peripheral Mechanisms II: The Pharmacology of Peripherally Active Antitussive Drugs

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    Pages 187-201

    Central Mechanisms I: Plasticity of Central Pathways

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    Pages 203-217

    Central Mechanisms II: Pharmacology of Brainstem Pathways

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    Pages 219-240

    Central Mechanisms III: Neuronal Mechanisms of Action of Centrally Acting Antitussives Using Electrophysiological and Neurochemical Study Approaches

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    Pages 241-262

    Central Mechanisms IV: Conscious Control of Cough and the Placebo Effect

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    Pages 263-276

    Clinical Cough I: The Urge-To-Cough: A Respiratory Sensation

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    Pages 277-295

    Clinical Cough II: Therapeutic Treatments and Management of Chronic Cough

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    Pages 297-310

    Clinical Cough III: Measuring the Cough Response in the Laboratory

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    Pages 311-320

    Clinical Cough IV:What is the Minimal Important Difference for the Leicester Cough Questionnaire?

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    Pages 321-342

    Clinical Cough V: Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Therapy of Cough

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    Pages 343-368

    Clinical Cough VI: The Need for New Therapies for Cough: Disease-Specific and Symptom-Related Antitussives

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 369-375