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Case-based learning: cough

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Do not forget amidst all the concentration on physical causes that a cough can have a semantic meaning,that coughing can convey or transmit meaning.There are the "repressive cough" of the bully in the novel The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat,and a "most malicious cough" in Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.The Pharmaceutical Journal took a couple of letters from me mentioning this aspect of coughing.Do look up the "I am 1 in 4" website for more references to this mental health theme.www.iam1in4.com

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16 AUG 2019

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18:58

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