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Symptomatic treatment of the cough in whooping cough

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Background: Around 16 million cases of whooping cough (pertussis) occur worldwide each year, mostly in low‐income countries. Much of the morbidity of whooping cough in children and adults is due to the effects of the paroxysmal cough. Cough treatments proposed include corticosteroids, beta2‐adrenergic agonists, pertussis‐specific immunoglobulin, antihistamines and possibly leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs).
Objectives: To assess the e...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.cd003257.pub5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Gardens, Libraries and Museums
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1142-6440
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2418-2091
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2014
Issue:
9
Pages:
CD003257
Publication date:
2014-09-22
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EISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
25243777
Source identifiers:
485104
Language:
English
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pubs:485104
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uuid:094daf89-9a7f-4d45-9f78-9f4293978e28
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2018-03-14

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