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INFECTIONS FROM BITES, SCRATCHES/ BURNS

The skin is an essential component of the nonspecific immune system, protecting the host from potential pathogens in the environment. Breaches in this protective barrier thus represent a form of immunocompromise that predisposes the patient to infection. Bites and scratches from animals and humans allow the inoculation of microorganisms past the skin’s protective barrier into […]

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Malaria

Objectives; By the end of this article, one should be able to, Recognize severe malaria. Describe management of severe malaria. Signs and symptoms of Severe Malaria Severe malaria is a life threatening condition defined as Peripheral parasitaemia in the presence of the following clinical or laboratory features Prostration, altered consciousness, respiratory distress, multiple generalized convulsions, […]

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