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Malaria

  • Menon Sachin Venugopal
  • B. L. Harikrishnan
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Abstract

  • Malaria is a disease with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations.

  • Majority of the infections are uncomplicated.

  • Severe malaria is a multisystem disease.

  • In uncomplicated cases chloroquine is still the drug of choice.

  • Artemisinin combination therapy is used in complicated cases.

Keywords

Severe Malaria Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Cerebral Malaria Falciparum Infection Artemisinin Combination Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineSree Narayana Institute of Medical SciencesChalakka, ErnakulamIndia
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineJubilee Mission Medical CollegeThrissurIndia

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