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Table 1 Study Exclusion Criteria

From: Mechanical induction of cough in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

1 History of smoking within 1 year
2 Evidence of respiratory tract infection within 6 weeks
3 History of untreated rhino-sinusitis
4 Untreated gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
5 Asthma or other respiratory disease other than IPF
6 History of asbestos exposure
7 History of collagen vascular diseases
8 Other severe, systemic co-morbidity
9 Drug therapy with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
10 Chest wall deformity precluding mechanical percussion