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Rapid clinical assessment to facilitate the triage of adults with falciparum malaria, a retrospective analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Most adults dying from falciparum malaria will die within 48 hours of their hospitalisation. An essential component of early supportive care is the rapid identification of patients at greatest risk. In resource-poor settings, where most patients with falciparum malaria are managed, decisions regarding patient care must frequently be made using clinical evaluation alone. METHODS: We retrospectively analysed 4 studies of 1801 adults with severe falciparum malaria to determine whethe...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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National Health and medical Research Council of Australia
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PloS one More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
e87020
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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pubs:447824
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uuid:6976c07b-9f4d-4afe-b957-19826125d372
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pubs:447824
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447824
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2014-02-13

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