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Management of severe malaria in children: proposed guidelines for the United Kingdom

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Malaria is the most important vector borne disease worldwide. Globally it results in an estimated 400 million infections and more than 1 million deaths each year. Although malaria is a rare cause of hospital admission in the United Kingdom, it constitutes a substantial health threat for people travelling in endemic areas. The incidence of imported malaria is rising throughout much of the developed world, largely because of a global increase in long distance travel, immigration, and the resurg...

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10.1136/bmj.331.7512.337

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"Kenya Medical Research Institute/ Wellcome Trust Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast"
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"St Mary's Hospital, London"
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Department of Paediatrics
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"University of Oxford", "John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford"
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Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of - Paediatrics
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"Kenya Medical Research Institute/ Wellcome Trust Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast"
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
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331
Issue:
7512
Pages:
337-343
Publication date:
2005-08-01
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1756-1833
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English
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2008-10-10

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