Modified Taussig Croup Score

Stridor
None = 0
Only on crying exertion = 1
At Rest = 2
Severe (biphasic)= 3

Recession
None = 0
Only on crying exertion = 1
At Rest = 2
Severe (biphasic)= 3

Scores
1-2 is Mild
3-4 is Moderate
5-6 is Severe

Croup is a childhood condition that affects the windpipe (trachea), the airways to the lungs (the bronchi) and the voice box (larynx).

Children with croup have a distinctive barking cough and will make a harsh sound, known as stridor, when they breathe in. More