[Intensive care aspects in severe tropical malaria: clinical aspects, therapy and prognostic factors].


In a retrospective study we analyzed the clinical and blood chemical data of 12 patients with severe tropical malaria in the intensive care units of the University Hospital Zurich and the Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, between 1991 and 1994. None of the 12 patients had been exposed to malaria before or had taken drugs for chemoprophylaxis. 7 patients survived… (More)