Glomb, 2006).The scope of the topic area will tackle on the association of a chronic cough and GERD in children. Though some data may refer to results of some researchers regarding a chronic cough and GERD in adult patients, it is mainly for the purpose of comparison alone. The topic will not cover other conditions associated with GERD or a chronic cough alone in pediatric patients to avoid misconception and for unity in the outcome of study and flow of data.A chronic cough in children has been prevalent nowadays and more often than not this leads to even more serious respiratory conditions. This topic is important to the author of this article because as a healthcare provider it is a role of a nurse to uphold the health of all people especially for people who are immune deprived such as in small children. On a personal observation and according to studies, respiratory diseases are one of the most common causes of hospitalization in children. One can tell just by going into the pediatric department of a hospital and browsing over the causes of their hospitalization and the highest probability is that most often chronic cough is always one of the causes. Chronic Cough and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
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