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Table 1 Spesific cough pointers

From: Evaluation of 563 children with chronic cough accompanied by a new clinical algorithm

Auscultatory abnormalities
Abnormal chest X-ray
Abnormal spirometry results
Moist or productive coughs for more than 3 months
Chest pain
Classical cough characteristics
Recurrent pneumonia
Chest wall deformities
Feeding difficulties including vomitting
Digital clubbing
Immune deficiencies
Cardiac abnormalities
Neurodevelopmental abnormalities
Failure to thrieve