Managing Severe Dengue Patients in Intensive Care Unit: Case Series
Dr. Divendu Bhushan,
Flat No 202, F Block, Kashyap Green City, Near Rupaspur Nahar, Behind Gammon India Office, Kothwa, Patna, Bihar, India.
|Dengue is an endemic infection causing significant mortality. The important causes of mortality are plasma leakage, shock, ischemic hepatitis thrombocytopenia, bleeding, and multiorgan failure. Effective treatment includes use of intravenous fluids, antipyretics, and blood products. Experimental therapies such as steroids, lovastatin and antivirals are tried in various studies but there is no significant benefit shown. Here, we are presenting seven cases of severe dengue who were managed in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with standard resuscitative measures and all of them were benefitted by this.|
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