Paediatric Whooping Cough ( Pertussis ) Guideline

Publication: 29/05/2009  --
Last review: 25/07/2018  
Next review: 25/07/2021  
Clinical Guideline
CURRENT 
ID: 1627 
Approved By: Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing Group 
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This Clinical Guideline is intended for use by healthcare professionals within Leeds unless otherwise stated.
For healthcare professionals in other trusts, please ensure that you consult relevant local and national guidance.

Paediatric Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Guideline

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals version of this guideline is under review.

In the meantime, please refer to

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/704520/Pertussis_brief_for_healthcare_professionals.pdf

Provenance

Record: 1627
Objective:
Clinical condition: Whooping cough in children
Target patient group: Infants and children with confirmed or suspected whooping cough.
Target professional group(s): Secondary Care Doctors
Secondary Care Nurses
Pharmacists
Adapted from:

Evidence base

Not supplied

Approved By

Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing Group

Document history

LHP version 1.0

Related information

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