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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6875210, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6875210
Research Article

Preliminary Evidence of Reduced Urge to Cough and Cough Response in Four Individuals following Remote Traumatic Brain Injury with Tracheostomy

1Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
2Brooks Rehabilitation College of Health Sciences, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, USA
3Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital, Brooks Health, Jacksonville, FL, USA
4College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
5Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
6Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL, USA
7Veteran’s Health Administration, Center for Innovation in Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Gainesville, FL, USA
8Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Received 27 June 2016; Revised 24 August 2016; Accepted 30 August 2016

Academic Editor: Jörg D. Leuppi

Copyright © 2016 Erin Silverman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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