Immediate fluid management of children with severe febrile illness and signs of impaired circulation in low-income settings

This a contextualised systematic review

Abstract

The objective of this review is to evaluate the effects of intravenous fluid bolus compared to maintenance intravenous fluids alone as part of immediate emergency care in children with severe febrile illness and signs of impaired circulation in low-income settings.

This research is supported by the Department for International Development’s Evidence Building and Synthesis Research Programme which is led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Citation

Opiyo, N.; Molyneux, E.; Sinclair, D.; Garner, P.; English, M. Immediate fluid management of children with severe febrile illness and signs of impaired circulation in low-income settings: a contextualised systematic review. BMJ Open (2014) 4 (4) e004934-e004934. [DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004934]

Immediate fluid management of children with severe febrile illness and signs of impaired circulation in low-income settings: a contextualised systematic review

Published 1 January 2014