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Figure 1 | Cough

Figure 1

From: Evaluation of an ambulatory system for the quantification of cough frequency in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Figure 1

Representative recording of a single cough followed by a throat clear during quiet breathing. VT = tidal volume; Fb = breathing frequency; Mic = contact microphone output; SE = sound envelope; HR = heart rate; ECG = electrocardiograph tracing; Posture = body position defined as upright, supine, right decubitis and left decubitis; Cough = cough output from algorithm. The shaded bar contains the cough event. Cough is indicated by a single solid line at the end of the breath that contains the cough. Note the change in the posture from supine to upright to supine immediately following the cough. Entire duration of depicted recording is 1-min and 1-sec.

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