Sentence Examples


  • Such a cough is relieved by the sedative action on the central nervous system.
  • Her hacking cough had become unproductive, and even breathing was a chore.
  • In cases of whooping-cough or any other condition in which there is spasmodic action of the muscular fibre in the bronchia definition which includes nearly every form of asthma and many cases of bronchitis - atropine is an almost invaluable drug.
  • In bronchitis with profuse expectoration the use of morphine is particularly dangerous, as it is likely to check the cough so necessary for getting rid of the secretion, but in the converse condition it usefully allays the harassing cough by diminishing the excitability of the respiratory centre.
  • The pneumonia is usually lobular, the onset marked by rigors, with difficult and hurried breathing, cough and expectoration.