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Treatment of severe malaria.

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In the treatment of severe Plasmodium falciparum infection antimalarial drugs should, ideally, be given by controlled rate intravenous infusion until the patient is able to swallow tablets. In cases where infection has been acquired in a chloroquine resistant area, and where it has broken through chloroquine prophylaxis or where the geographical origin or species are uncertain, quinine is the treatment of choice. When access to parenteral quinine is likely to be delayed, parenteral quinidine ...

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Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
82 Suppl 17
Issue:
17
Pages:
44-50
Publication date:
1989-01-01
EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
Language:
English
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61080
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2012-12-19

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