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Table 1 Hospital readiness variables in Gezira State, Sudan

From: Severe malaria management: current situation, challenges and lessons learned from Gezira State, Sudan

Variables Hospitals (N = 20) n (%)
Availability of equipment
 Sphygmomanometer 18 (90%)
 Stethoscope 17 (85%)
 Oxygen in cylinders 18 (90%)
 Weighing scale 12 (60%)
 Thermometer 11 (55%)
Availability of tests
 Functioning microscopy 20 (100%)
 Blood glucose test 20 (100%)
 Malaria rapid diagnostic tests 15 (75%)
 CBC test 15 (75%)
 RFT 15 (75%)
 X-ray 9 (45%)
 ABG (arterial blood gases) 3 (15%)
 Blood lactate level 0 (0.0%)
Anti-malarial medicine available on the day of survey
 Quinine inj 18 (90%)
 Artemether inj 14 (70%)
 Quinine tabs 17 (85%)
 Coartem tabs 3 (15%)