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Response to volume resuscitation in children with severe malaria.

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OBJECTIVES: To examine whether hypovolemia is an important cause of the acidosis in children with severe malaria. DESIGN: Prospective phase 1 study examining the safety of volume expansion using detailed hemodynamic monitoring. SETTING: High-dependency unit of Kilifi District Hospital on the coast of Kenya. PATIENTS: Kenyan children admitted with clinical features of severe malaria (impaired consciousness or deep breathing) complicated by acidosis (base excess of less than -8). Three groups ...

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Maitland, K More by this author
Newton, CR More by this author
Journal:
Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
426-431
Publication date:
2003-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1947-3893
ISSN:
1529-7535
URN:
uuid:e7f6cae8-39e4-496e-b5bd-6fc4e159fb4e
Source identifiers:
185615
Local pid:
pubs:185615

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