- Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds22:11Living with Cystic FibrosisFree Chapter16:10Paper Chase #1 | Azithromycin does not help viral wheezing5:22Contact Lens Complications21:48Paper Chase #2 | Symptoms of Pertussis in Adults vs Children4:14Pediatric Vaccine Complications16:28What Would I Do Next? | Pericarditis, Part 113:57Paper Chase #3 | Chronic Cough Suggest Pulmonary Pathology3:53What Would I Do Next? | Pericarditis, Part 213:18Excellence in the Physical Exam Series | Elbow Exam8:19Paper Chase #4 | Loop Drainage vs Conventional I&D for Abscess Drainage3:59Shoulder Dislocations18:58Carbon Monoxide Toxicity12:59Paper Chase #5 | Patient Navigators for ED Superusers5:57The Summary14:56
Bottom Line: In adult patients, the presence of whooping or posttussive vomiting can rule in a possible diagnosis of pertussis, whereas the lack of a paroxysmal cough or the presence of fever should rule it out. In children, posttussive vomiting is less helpful.