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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Malaria -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Antimalarials -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Malaria -- therapy -- Handbooks,
  • Antimalarials -- Handbooks

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc., Handbooks.
ContributionsGilles, Herbert Michael.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC159.A5 G55 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6839762M
ISBN 109241545232
LC Control Number00338405
OCLC/WorldCa44126473

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This handbook is an updated edition of the Management of Severe Malaria, providing new and revised practical guidance on the diagnosis and management of severe malaria. Recognizing and promptly treating uncomplicated malaria is therefore of vital importance. This Handbook, an updated edition of the Management of Severe Malaria, provides new and revised practical guidance on the diagnosis and management of severe malaria. is handbook is an updated edition of the Management of Severe Malaria, providing new and revised practical guidance on the diagnosis and management of severe malaria. A er outlining the general nursing care needed by these patients, it considers in turn the possible complications, including coma, convulsions, severe anaemia, hypogylcaemia, and. Management of severe malaria: a practical handbook. – 2nd ed. a – complications a – therapy a – handbooks s ISBN 92 4 2 (NLM Classification: WC 39) The World Health Organization welcomes requests for permission to reproduce or translate its publications, in part or in full.

As this manual focuses on the practical management of severe malaria, it is based on guidelines and recommendations adopted as standard WHO guidance for the management of severe malaria or severely ill patients, which are listed in Annex Size: 2MB. Treat adults and children with severe malaria (including infants, pregnant women in all trimesters and lactating women) with intravenous or intramuscular artesunate for at least 24 h and until they can tolerate oral medication. Once a patient has received at least 24 h of parenteral therapy and can tolerate oral therapy, complete treatment with 3 days of an ACT. The infecting Plasmodium species: Determination of the infecting Plasmodium species for treatment purposes is important for three main reasons. Firstly, P. falciparum and P. knowlesi infections can cause rapidly progressive severe illness or death while the other species, P. vivax, P. ovale, or P. malariae, are less likely to cause severe manifestations. Management • Pregnant women with severe malaria should be transferred to intensive care if possible. • Malaria may lead to threatened premature labour or may result in established labour, despite prompt antimalarial treatment.

World Health Organization The book is broken up into tabbed sections for easy reference. It has information on most of the management aspects of severe malaria and a very helpful notes on antimalarial drugs. Buzz Off rates this book 8/ This book aims to cover various aspects of malaria and its management to assist medical and health personnel in the management of malaria and its complications. If severe cases of malaria are not managed properly, they can lead to complications and death. In our effort to achieve malaria elimination in Malaysia by , there. Management of Severe Malaria: A Practical Handbook - Second Edition. The World Health Organization was established in as a specialized agency of the United Nations serving as the directing and coordinating authority for international health matters and public health. This chapter summarizes recommendations on important aspects of the management of patients with severe malaria and severe dengue. Severe falciparum malaria requires rapid parasitological diagnosis by microscopy or rapid diagnostic test (RCT) and prompt initiation of parenteral : Arjen M. Dondorp, Mai Nguyen Thi Hoang, Mervyn Mer, Martin W. Dünser, Sanjib Mohanty, Jane Nakibuuka.