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Coma Acidosis Malaria (CAM) Scores of Hanson et al for Severe Malaria in Adults

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult admitted to the hospital with severe malaria using the Coma Acidosis Malaria (CAM) scores of Hanson et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

B50, B51

Description:

Hanson et al developed a series of simple scores for evaluating an adult for malaria. These can help to identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple universities and hospitals in Asia, Australia and England.

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