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Electrocardiographic monitoring in severe falciparum malaria.

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Electrocardiographic monitoring over 24 h was performed with 53 patients with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria (11 adults and 42 children) to assess the frequency of unrecognized cardiac arrhythmias. Nine patients (17%) died, 5 during the monitoring period and 4 afterwards. Pauses lasting 2-3 s were observed in 3 children, a single couplet in one, and a further child experienced frequent supraventricular ectopic beats which had not been detected clinically. In none of the patients who die...

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Bethell, DB More by this author
Phuong, PT More by this author
Phuong, CX More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
90
Issue:
3
Pages:
266-269
Publication date:
1996
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:859f165f-9c97-4f63-a2ff-61b4caa41f3d
Source identifiers:
21874
Local pid:
pubs:21874

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