Experiences with severe P. falciparum malaria in the intensive care unit

  title={Experiences with severe P. falciparum malaria in the intensive care unit},
  author={Heidrun Losert and Katharina Schmid and Astrid Wilfing and Stefan Winkler and Thomas Staudinger and Josef Kletzmayr and Heinz Burgmann},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Objective: To review the clinical profiles and therapies instituted for patients with severe malaria admitted to an ICU.¶Design: Retrospective study.¶Setting: Internal ICU of a tertiary care centre.¶Patients and participants: Between January, 1992, and February, 1999, 104 patients with malaria were admitted to the General Hospital of Vienna. Sixty-nine patients suffered from Plasmodium falciparum malaria (66 %), seven of these were admitted to the ICU.¶Measurement and results: Seven patients… CONTINUE READING


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