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Prevalence, aetiology, treatment and outcomes of shock in children admitted to Kenyan hospitals

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BACKGROUND: Shock may complicate several acute childhood illnesses in hospitals within low-income countries and has a high case fatality. Hypovolemic shock secondary to diarrhoea/dehydration and septic shock are thought to be common, but there are few reliable data on prevalence or treatment that differ for...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12916-016-0728-x

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Akech, S
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English, Michael
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
184
Pages:
1-8
Publication date:
2016-11-16
Acceptance date:
2016-10-26
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ISSN:
1741-7015
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pubs:660390
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uri:058f6046-c26e-43db-a9e7-7a45a10228d0
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uuid:058f6046-c26e-43db-a9e7-7a45a10228d0
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English
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