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  1. Fatal course in severe meningococcemia : clinical predictors and effect of transfusion therapy.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To investigate whether the administration of fresh-frozen plasma to patients with systemic meningococcal disease is associated with an increased mortality rate compared with the administration of plasma subsitutes.

    Design

    Seventeen-year case-control study.

    Selling: Intensive care units and departments of internal medicine and pediatrics of one university hospital and one local hospital.

    Patients

    A total of 336 patients with culture-proven meningococcemia or symptoms characteristic of meningococcemia who were admitted to two hospitals in northern Norway between 1974 and 1991.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Méningococcie, Bactériose, Infection, Traitement, Transfusion, Plasma sanguin, Perfusion, Colloïde, Evolution, Pronostic, Indice gravité, Homme, Etude comparative, Norvège, Europe, Succédané plasma, Constituant sang, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Meningococcal disease, Bacteriosis, Infection, Treatment, Transfusion, Blood plasma, Perfusion, Colloid, Evolution, Prognosis, Severity score, Human, Comparative study, Norway, Europe, Plasma substitute, Blood product, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0058586

    Code Inist : 002B27B10. Création : 199406.