Objective: To evaluate the predictors of severity of dengue at the beginning of the disease Study Design: Prospective and Observational study Place and Duration of study: This study was conducted at Shan General Hospital and Trauma and General Hospital from July 2010 to 1st October 2011. Patients and Methods: The study was conducted on all patients who were admitted and confirmed to have dengue fever after positive serology on day VI. There was pre-assigned protocol and every predictive marker was given one point. Results: Patients who had ≥ 4 points at the time of presentation had more severe illness and developed more severe complications rather than those who had ≤ 2 points. Conclusion: Dengue fever is becoming a major health problem. Predictive markers for severity of illness may help in detection of complication and its management.
|الصفحات (من إلى)||2-5|
|دورية||Medical Forum Monthly|
|حالة النشر||Published - يوليو 1 2015|
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