Contents: Physiology of cough -- Medical conditions associated with chronic cough -- Pulmonary function testing in chronic cough -- Otolaryngology management of chronic cough -- Hypersensitivity in chronic cough -- Laryngeal dysfunction in chronic cough -- Speech pathology assessment of chronic refractory cough -- Speech pathology treatment of chronic refractory cough -- Speech pathology management of paradoxixal vocal fold motion -- Speech pathology management of globus pharyngeus -- Evidence for behavioural management of chronic refractory cough -- Appendix 1. Chronic cough and PVFM case history form -- Appendix 2. Symptom frequency and severity rating -- Appendix 3. Leicester Cough Questionnaire --Appendix 4. Newcastle Laryngeal Hypersensitivity Questionnaire -- Appendix 5. Chronic cough/paradoxical vocal fold movement assessment -- Appendix 6. Urge to cough test -- Appendix 7. Capsaicin cough reflex sensitivity test -- Appendix 8. Speech pathology treatment for chronic cough : education material -- Appendix 9. Cough suppression swallow -- Appendix 10. Seven ways to reduce irritation that causes coughing -- Appendix 11. Treatment plan -- Appendix 12. Laryngeal sensation diary -- Appendix 13. Documentation of follow up sessions.Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This book is the first manual available to speech pathologists to support their treatment of chronic refractory cough. Presented here are a comprehensive overview of the conditions, detailed outlines of therapy options, and qualified guidance on recent advances in this area that speech pathologists need and are looking for when treating these patients.