Pertussis

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Hospital-Based Program Protects Newborns by Providing Pertussis Vaccinations to Medically Underserved Hispanic Mothers and Caregivers 04/07/11

The hospital-based Pertussis Cocooning Program provides pertussis booster vaccinations before hospital discharge to mothers who have just given birth, as part of standing orders; it also seeks to...

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Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - Fact Sheet for Parents 12/31/13

This consumer fact sheet presents information on the symptoms of pertussis, as well as the benefits and risks of vaccination. The fact sheet is also available in Spanish.

Information for Patients Complaining of Cough 12/17/07

This tool answers common questions about coughing including:

  • Is coughing normal or abnormal?
  • What causes cough?
  • How does the body know when to make you cough?
  • What is the cause if a person cannot stop coughing...

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