Subscribe

WHO Grading of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Purpose:

To grade Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever using the WHO grading scheme.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A90, A91

Description:

Dengue is a flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Dengue Fever is characterized by the sudden onset of fever, headache, myalgia, arthralgia, rash, nausea and vomiting. The presence of hemorrhagic findings constitutes Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF). The World Health Organization (WHO) divides the hemorrhagic fever into 4 grades based on the clinical severity of illness. The most severe form is also called Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS).

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone