Cough


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Department of Health information on PertussisWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (CSR)Surveillance dataWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Department of Health information on SARSWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Web directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)
CDC web pages on SARSSurveillance data
Webpage
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Health risk information sheet - LegionellosisFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Antibiotics for childhood coughsJournal article
Systematic review
Evidence cited
General Information about coughingPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor22/04/2007
Editorial - Antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections and conjunctivitis in primary care.Journal article
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Journal (BMJ)12/08/2006
Microbiological guidance for taking and handling specimens from suspect SARS patientsBest practice
Standard Operating Procedures
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)21/02/2006
Influenza - Factsheet for Schools - Wired for HealthFactsheetProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)07/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - BronchitisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online26/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - CoughPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online17/01/2006
Epidemiological data - Whooping cough PertussisSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)14/07/2005
General Information about Pertussis - NetdoctorFactsheetProfessional opinionNetdoctor06/07/2005
Frequently asked questions about Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)Public leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)22/06/2005
Medlineplus webpages on SARS (Aimed at the public)Web directoryEvidence citedMedlineplus07/06/2005
Disease Facts about InfluenzaPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Netdoctor01/06/2005
Identification of Moraxella species and morphologically similar organisms (BSOP ID11)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Investigation of specimens for Bordetella species (BSOP 6)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
General Information about acute bronchitisPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor02/03/2005
WHO Pages on SARSWebpageEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)10/10/2004
General information about Pertussis (Whooping cough)FactsheetEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)02/07/2004
PRODIGY Guidance - Common coldCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/06/2004
Severe acute respiratory syndrome: clinical features, diagnos is and managementReviewEvidence citedCurrent Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine01/05/2004
10 minute consultation: Acute cough in childrenCare guideline
Journal article
Evidence citedBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)01/05/2004
Drink plenty of fluids: a systematic review of evidence for this recommendation in acute respiratory infectionsSystematic reviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Medical Journal (BMJ)28/02/2004
SARS explainedFactsheetProfessional opinionNetdoctor23/05/2003
Coronavirus as a possible cause of severe acute respiratory syndromeJournal article
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Science Direct19/04/2003
Preliminary Clinical Description of Severe Acute Respiratory SyndromeReviewEvidence cited
Professional opinion
World Health Organization (WHO)21/03/2003
Intensity of Exposure and Severity of Whooping CoughResearch study
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Journal of Infection01/08/2001
Travel Illness in British Package Holiday Tourists: Prospective Cohort StudyJournal article
Research study
Cohort studiesJournal of Infection01/08/2001
Antibiotic Resistance - Factsheet for Schools – Wired for HealthFactsheetEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)21/04/99
Acellular vaccines for preventing whooping cough in children (Cochrane Review)Systematic reviewMeta analysisCochrane Library09/06/98
Quantitative systematic review of randomised controlled trials comparing antibiotic with placebo for acute cough in adultsSystematic reviewEvidence cited
RCT
British Medical Journal (BMJ)21/03/98