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DENGUE ONLINE MODULEMODULE 5OpenDr Anis RafidahA.Rahman,FMS PKD Hulu Langat
DENGUE FEVERWHONEEDS ADMISSION?Open
Learning ObjectivesINTRODUCTION01CRITERIAFOR HOSPITALADMISSION02FLUID THERAPY IN DENGUE03INTERFACILTY TRANSFER AND REFERRAL04TAKE HOME MESSAGE05Open
01. INTRODUCTIONAmong the patients with dengue who were hospitalised, 83.9% had soughtmedical consultation at primary care level before admission and 68.7%had been seen on two or more occasions.An understanding of the course of disease progression, risk factors andrecognition of the warning signs will enable primary care physicians tomanage dengue fever in an appropriate and timely manner to reducemorbidity and mortality.It is crucial to identify red flags and high-risk individual and refer themaccordingly in safely manner.Malaysian Family Physician 2014; Volume 9, Number 2Open
Diagnosis, disease phase assessment& severityGroup APatients who maybe sent home.(Refer to Module4)Group BPatients who should beadmitted. Warning signswith no evidence ofshockEvaluation is based from history, physicalexamination and/or FBC/haematocrit/RCT todetermine:the diagnosis of denguethe dengue phase patient is inthe presence or absence of warning signsthe hydration and haemodynamic state of the patientGroup CPatients with severedengue who requireemergency treatment andurgent referral withambulance transfer.01Management decision:Malaysian Family Physician 2014; Volume 9, Number 2Open
02. CRITERIA FOR HOSPITAL ADMISSION2. SIGNS1. Dehydration2. Shock3. Bleeding4. Any organ failure.

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