Management of acute meningococcal septicaemia in Al-Nasser Paediatric Hospital: A retrospective cohort study

Nabil Al-Barqouni, Awni Al Shorafa, Belal Dabour, Sherin Abed, Loai Albarqouni

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BackgroundAcute meningococcal septicaemia is a fulminant disease, and mortality and long-term morbidity can be very high if not treated appropriately. We aimed to evaluate case fatality rate of all children admitted with acute meningococcal septicaemia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27
JournalThe Lancet
Volume391
Issue numberS1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2018
EventThe Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance Eighth Annual Conference: Health of Palestinians - Birzeit, Palestine, State of
Duration: 15 Mar 201716 Mar 2017
Conference number: 8th
http://icph.birzeit.edu/events/lpha-eighth-annual-conference-march-15-16-2017

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Pediatric Hospitals
Sepsis
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Mortality
Morbidity

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Al-Barqouni, Nabil ; Shorafa, Awni Al ; Dabour, Belal ; Abed, Sherin ; Albarqouni, Loai. / Management of acute meningococcal septicaemia in Al-Nasser Paediatric Hospital : A retrospective cohort study. In: The Lancet. 2018 ; Vol. 391, No. S1. pp. 27.
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Management of acute meningococcal septicaemia in Al-Nasser Paediatric Hospital : A retrospective cohort study. / Al-Barqouni, Nabil; Shorafa, Awni Al; Dabour, Belal; Abed, Sherin; Albarqouni, Loai.

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