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Symptomatic treatment of the cough in whooping cough

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Background: The worldwide incidence of whooping cough (pertussis) has been estimated at 48.5 million cases and nearly 295,000 deaths per year. In low‐income countries, the case‐fatality rate among infants may be as high as 4%. 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, beta 2‐adrenergic agonists, pertussis‐specific immunoglobulin, antihi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.cd003257.pub4

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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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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
Issue:
5
Pages:
CD003257
Publication date:
2012-05-16
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EISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
22592689
Source identifiers:
340647
Language:
English
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pubs:340647
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uuid:558b756b-181a-48f6-ba57-b490dacb49f1
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pubs:340647
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2018-03-14

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