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Table 3 Management of patients

From: Imported falciparum malaria among adults requiring intensive care: analysis of the literature

Study Quinine Artemisinins Renal replacement therapy Invasive ventilation Inotropic support Exchange transfusion Length of ICU admission (Median days, IQR)
Badiaga 100% 0% Not reported Not reported Not reported Not reported 4 (2-14)
Blumberg 100% 0% 48% 57% 57% 17% 8 (5-13)
Bruneel 2003 [5] 100% 0% 15% 43% 13% 0% 8 (4-13) 2 (1-4)
Bruneel 2010 [6] 98% Not reported 20% 29% 27% 0% 4 (2-7) 5 (3-8)
Gachot 100% 0% Not reported 23% Not reported Not reported 11 (No IQR available)
Gonzalez 100% 0% 40% 50% Not reported 30% 5 (3-12)
Khoo 100% 0% 47% 42% 37% 32% 5 +/- 4(Mean)
Marks 99% 17% 35% 37% 35% 27% 10 (7-9)
Nüesch 15% (Pre-1987) 100% (1987-) 0% 9% 26% 22% 22% 6 (2-28)
Salord 89% 0% 5% 42% 11% 16% Not reported
Santos 100% 0% 14% 37% 49% Not reported 4 (2-12) 8 (3-27)
Schwake 100% 0% 7% 5% 8% Not reported 5 (3-6)
Thierfelder Not reported Not reported Not reported Not reported Not reported Not reported Not reported