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Fluid resuscitation of adults with severe falciparum malaria: Effects on acid-base status, renal function, and extravascular lung water

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Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of liberal fluid resuscitation of adults with severe malaria. DESIGN, Setting, Patients, and Methods:: Twenty-eight Bangladeshi and Indian adults with severe falciparum malaria received crystalloid resuscitation guided by transpulmonary thermodilution (PiCCO) in an intensive care setting. Systemic hemodynamics, microvascular indices and measures of acidosis, renal function, and pulmonary edema were followed prospectively. Results: All patients we...

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Journal:
Critical Care Medicine
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
972-981
Publication date:
2013-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1530-0293
ISSN:
0090-3493
URN:
uuid:045e2d66-1744-42d8-8bf8-ea901315a2b3
Source identifiers:
396032
Local pid:
pubs:396032

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