As a result she is very prone to bronchitis, which in turn ushers in long periods of painful and scary coughing
. Often, she cannot breathe during a coughing
fit. She takes the prescribed medicines (Codeine, Albuterol, etc.), but still has frequent coughing episodes. Many years ago, she knew a physician on your staff who taught patients how to sit down, breathe,etc. in a way that would stop or prevent a violent coughing episode. She no longer knows that person's name.