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A retrospective analysis of the haemodynamic and metabolic effects of fluid resuscitation in vietnamese adults with severe falciparum malaria

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Background: Optimising the fluid resuscitation of patients with severe malaria is a simple and potentially cost-effective intervention. Current WHO guidelines recommend central venous pressure (CVP) guided, crystalloid based, resuscitation in adults. Methods: Prospectively collected haemodynamic data from intervention trials in Vietnamese adults with severe malaria were analysed retrospectively to assess the responses to fluid resuscitation. Results: 43 patients were studied of whom 24 receiv...

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Journal:
PLoS ONE
Volume:
6
Issue:
10
Publication date:
2011-10-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:f80d330c-bd92-481b-a248-95f8f97bd077
Source identifiers:
316811
Local pid:
pubs:316811
Language:
English

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