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Haemodynamic status and management of shock in children with severe febrile illness

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Most in-hospital deaths secondary to infections in under-five deaths within sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) occur in the initial 24 hours of admission and shock has been identified as a major risk factor for the early deaths. However, controversies exist on the appropriate clinical diagnosis of shock, choice of ideal fluid for resuscitation (crystalloid or colloid), and safety of fluid resuscitation in severe malnutrition or severe malaria. This thesis investigates these aspects and also reviews...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of

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Samuel Owuor Akech
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:93ce62fd-2137-4063-bb27-5443a5c7e8bc
Local pid:
ora:6260

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