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The Leicester Cough Monitor: a semi-automated, semi-validated cough detection system? Reply

Birring, S. S.; Mann, V. M.; Matos, S.; Yousaf, N.; Wood, C.; Fleming, T.; Evans, D. H.; Morice, A. H.; Pavord, I. D.

Authors

S. S. Birring

V. M. Mann

S. Matos

N. Yousaf

C. Wood

T. Fleming

D. H. Evans

A. H. Morice A.H.Morice@hull.ac.uk

I. D. Pavord

Abstract

K. McGuinness and colleagues request further details regarding the validation of the Leicester Cough Monitor (LCM) over 24 h. This was not possible during our study because of limitations in battery life 1. Therefore, we compared automated and manual cough counts during the day, at a time when the frequency of cough and other sounds was highest and the demands on the system were most stringent. Since our paper has been published 1, we are very grateful to Professor A. Monce for providing us with the opportunity to independently validate 24-h recordings obtained from his institution. Our findings are consistent ...

Journal Article Type Letter
Publication Date Aug 31, 2008
Journal EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
Print ISSN 0903-1936
Electronic ISSN 1399-3003
Publisher European Respiratory Society
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 32
Issue 2
Pages 530-531
Institution Citation Birring, S. S., Mann, V. M., Matos, S., Yousaf, N., Wood, C., Fleming, T., …Pavord, I. D. (2008). The Leicester Cough Monitor: a semi-automated, semi-validated cough detection system? Reply. The European respiratory journal, 32(2), 530-531. doi:10.1183/09031936.00060808
DOI https://doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00060808
Keywords Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
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