n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Management of uncomplicated malaria
|Article Title||Management of uncomplicated malaria|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Lucille Blumberg, John Frean and Karen I. Barnes|
|Publication Date||Jun 2008|
|Pages||290 - 292|
The key issues in the successful management of malaria are early and accurate diagnosis and urgent treatment with effective drugs. Disease presentation is, however, not specific - progression to complicated disease may be rapid in non-immune persons, particularly in young children and pregnant women, and parasite drug resistance significantly influences treatment outcome.
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