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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 effectiveness and safety of interventions to reduce t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Science and Medicine Subject Area
Sub department:
Health Care Libraries
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
9
Pages:
CD003257
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
485104
Language:
English
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pubs:485104
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uuid:66161792-3b06-4f30-bdbf-3f2000828ade
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pubs:485104
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2014-09-24

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