Acute lung injury in severe malaria: Lack of discriminatory power of acute lung injury score in predicting mortality
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ALI is common in severe malaria. ALIS is a poor predictor of mortality in severe malaria. PaO2/FiO2 and CXR make little impact on ALIS. The way we ventilate weights the contribution of compliance significantly in ALIS.
KeywordsPublic Health Malaria Emergency Medicine Lung Injury Acute Lung Injury
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