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Fluid replacement in dengue shock syndrome: a randomized, double-blind comparison of four intravenous-fluid regimens.

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Dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome (DSS) are major causes of childhood morbidity and mortality in many tropical countries. Increased intravascular permeability leading to shock is the cardinal feature of DSS. Fluid resuscitation to counteract massive plasma leakage is the mainstay of treatment. A double-blind, randomized trial comparing four intravenous-fluid regimens for acute resuscitation of 50 children with DSS was conducted. Colloids (dextran 70 or the protein digest gela...

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10.1086/520435

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
29
Issue:
4
Pages:
787-794
Publication date:
1999-10-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:48510d77-6648-41f1-8269-4cb5709d92b1
Source identifiers:
37226
Local pid:
pubs:37226

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