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A simple score to predict the outcome of severe malaria in adults.

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BACKGROUND: World Health Organization treatment guidelines recommend that adults with severe malaria be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU). However, ICU facilities are limited in the resource-poor settings where most malaria occurs. Identification of patients at greater risk of complications may facilitate their triage and resource allocation. METHODS: With use of data from a trial conducted in Southeast Asia (n=868), a logistic regression model was built to identify independent predict...

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10.1086/649928

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Mohanty, S More by this author
Anstey, NM More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
50
Issue:
5
Pages:
679-685
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:aa60534b-475a-4370-9311-83c363113c3f
Source identifiers:
46176
Local pid:
pubs:46176

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