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Whooping cough

Joseph Harris Lapin

Whooping cough

by Joseph Harris Lapin

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Published by C. C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill, Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whooping cough.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph H. Lapin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC204 .L37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination xiii, 238 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6452972M
    LC Control Number43010484
    OCLC/WorldCa3183650

    Pertussis → Whooping cough – "Whooping cough" is the WP:COMMONNAME, especially in English-speaking countries. Note that the Mayo Clinic, WebMD, and Medline Plus also title their articles "Whooping cough" rather than "Pertussis". Kaldari , 20 April (UTC) Google Books disagrees with Google Trends: ngram. Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. It is spread by respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The infection begins with symptoms similar to a cold and develops into a cough with a distinctive 'whooping' sound when breathing in.

    Whooping Cough (Pertussis) page 2 of 2 If your baby's vaccines are overdue, see your GP now to catch up. Immunisation for older children A whooping cough booster is needed at 4 years of age. Check if your child has been vaccinated. Look at their Blue Book, speak to your GP or ring the Australian Immunisation Register on File Size: KB.   Whooping cough is uncommon in children in the UK, mainly due to immunisation. However, some adults and older children get whooping cough because the effect of whooping cough immunisation can wane over time in some people. The number of people infected with whooping cough, including babies, greatly increased in and Author: Dr Mary Harding.

    Stop Whooping Cough Washington. Medical Company. Community See All. 1, people like this. 1, people follow this. About See All. Snohohomish County Washington. Book. Christian Science Committee on Publication. Religious Organization. California Immunization Coalition. Nonprofit Organization. Whimsical ers: K. Whooping cough Last revised in June Next planned review by December Summary. Back to top Whooping cough: Summary. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella is spread by aerosol droplets released during coughing, and disproportionately affects infants and young children.


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Whooping cough by Joseph Harris Lapin Download PDF EPUB FB2

American Academy of Pediatrics. Pertussis (Whooping Cough). Whooping cough book Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds.

Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. American Academy of Pediatrics; ; Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.

Outbreaks of pertussis were first described in the 16th century, and the organism was first isolated in In the 20th century, pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood mortality in the.

Whooping cough is a distressing and often serious illness, particularly in children under 1 year of age. The mortality rate is per cent in infants under 6months. High immunisation levels reduce the number of cases, and good nutrition and medical care reduce case fatality.

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Outbreaks of pertussis were first described in the 16th century, and the organism was first isolated in In the 20th century, pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood.

Whooping cough is a highly infectious disease that is usually caused by Bordetella pertussis. A similar illness is caused by B. parapertussis, but this. Whooping cough, or pertussis, is an airborne respiratory infection that can bring with it symptoms similar to the common cold.

It can affect people of all ages, although it is particularly serious in young children and babies, often life-threatening in babies less than 6 months of age.

At ,00 cases, marked a high point for pertussis in the United States. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, there were 1, cases. Whooping cough Whooping cough book known as pertussis) is a bacterial infection that gets into your nose and throat.

It spreads very easily, but vaccines like DTaP. Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a highly contagious disease caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium.

Characterized by severe coughing fits, whooping cough can lead to pneumonia, convulsions, encephalopathy, and, in rare cases, death.4/5. Pertussis, commonly known as ‘whooping cough’, is a disease of the respiratory tract caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.

It is highly infectious in unvaccinated people. In Australia, pertussis epidemics usually occur every 3–4 years. Acellular pertussis–containing vaccine is recommended for. Whooping cough used to be very common in the United States, affecting aboutpeople during outbreaks that would occur every few years.

Since the introduction of a whooping cough vaccine and widespread vaccination of infants, this number has drastically decreased. The book by Richard McDonald, "The Whooping Cough Germ that Became a Hero", is excellent reading for children and their parents while in the waiting room of a pediatrician's office.

The book reinforces, in an age-appropriate manner, the need for immunization to protect not only a vaccinated child, but also his or her family and friends, and /5(3). Whooping cough is a serious infectious disease characterized by coughing fits so intense that the afflicted person has difficulty breathing.

This disease is most serious in infants who are too young to be vaccinated and in young children who are unvaccinated. Whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, which destroys ciliated cells in the respiratory tract that Reviews: 1.

Whooping cough is a serious infectious disease characterized by coughing fits so intense that the afflicted person has difficulty breathing. This disease is most serious in infants who are too young to be vaccinated and in young children who are unvaccinated.

Whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, which destroys ciliated cells in the respiratory tract that. Whooping cough (pertussis) rates have risen sharply in recent years and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk.

Young babies with whooping cough are often very unwell and most will be admitted to hospital because of their illness. When whooping cough is particularly severe, they can die. Whooping Cough (Diseases and Disorders) Library Binding – April 6, by Toney Allman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Toney Allman Page.

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Whooping cough (also called pertussis) is a bacterial infection of the lungs and breathing tubes. It spreads very easily. Check if you or your child has whooping cough. The first signs of whooping cough are like a cold.

After about a week, you or your child: will get coughing bouts that last for a few minutes and are worse at night. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pertussis (whooping cough). In: Kimberlin DW, editor. Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases.

30th ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; pp. – CDC. Pertussis (whooping cough) postexposure antimicrobial prophylaxis.

[cited Jan. Whooping cough, which is also known as Pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by a bacteria. Whooping cough is a very serious disease and can cause permanent disability and even death to : Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service.

Whooping cough cases have always waxed and waned in natural cycles, peaking every three to five years. Since the s, though, the number of cases has been on a steady climb. Whooping Cough book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

These books offer readers a means of understanding various ailments; clear, 3/5. Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways. It causes repeated coughing bouts that can last for two to three months or more, and can make babies and young children in particular very ill.

Whooping cough is spread in the droplets of the coughs or sneezes of someone with the infection.Introduction The Hundred-Day Cough 8. Chapter 1 What Is Whooping Cough? Chapter 2 The Cause of Whooping Cough Chapter 3 Diagnosis and Treatment of Whooping Cough Chapter 4 Prevention of Whooping Cough Chapter 5 The Future of Whooping Cough Notes Glossary Organizations to Contact For More Information Index 99 Author: Toney Allman.