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Point-of-care lung ultrasound for the detection of pulmonary manifestations of malaria and sepsis: An observational study

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Introduction

Patients with severe malaria or sepsis are at risk of developing life-threatening acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The objective of this study was to evaluate point-of-care lung ultrasound as a novel tool to determine the prevalence and early signs of ARDS in a resource-limited setting among patients with severe malaria or sepsis.

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Serial point-of-care lung ultrasound studies were performed on four consecutive days in a...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0204832

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0002-0482-5689
Plewes, KA More by this author
Mazumder, S More by this author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
12
Pages:
e0204832
Publication date:
2018-12-12
Acceptance date:
2018-09-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:952700
URN:
uri:737737dd-222a-4f95-9e85-8f2efc3d02ac
UUID:
uuid:737737dd-222a-4f95-9e85-8f2efc3d02ac
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pubs:952700
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English
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