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for Chronic Cough

Chronic Cough
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Consider asthma
2) Consider GERD
3) Consider chronic rhinitis (Post-nasal drip)
4) Evaluate for allergies
5) Evaluate current medications (e.g. ACE inhibitors)
6) Evaluation of underlying primary lung process
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit 1) Spirometry
2) Chest x-ray
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Chronic Cough
Appointment Timeframe < 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records, pulmonary function tests and chest x-rays to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 888-284-5864
Patients: 734-763-7668
Or 888-284-LUNG (5864)
Clinic Location Sites Pulmonary Clinic at Taubman Center
UM Consulting Physician Pulmonary Faculty
Revised on: 01/09/2015