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Symptom Severity Scale of Preziosi and Halloran for Pertussis in Children

Purpose:

To determine the clinical symptom severity of a child with pertussis using the score of Preziosi and Halloran.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A37

Description:

Preziosi and Halloran used a simple score to determine the severity of clinical symptoms in children with pertussis. The authors are from Emory University in Atlanta with the study performed in Dakar, Senegal.

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