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Inhaled corticosteroids for subacute cough in children

  1. Sophie Anderson-James1,*,
  2. Julie M Marchant1,
  3. Jason P Acworth1,2,
  4. Cathy Turner3,
  5. Anne B Chang1,4,5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Airways Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 12 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008888.pub2


How to Cite

Anderson-James S, Marchant JM, Acworth JP, Turner C, Chang AB. Inhaled corticosteroids for subacute cough in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008888. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008888.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Queensland, Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Emergency Medicine, Brisbane, Australia

  3. 3

    The University of Queensland, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Herston, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    Charles Darwin University, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territories, Australia

  5. 5

    Royal Children's Hospital, Queensland Children's Respiratory Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

*Sophie Anderson-James, Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, 4029, Australia. Sophie_Anderson-James@health.qld.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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Ponsioen 2005 {published data only}
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Yuksel 1992 {published data only}

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