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Predicting mortality in sick African children: the FEAST Paediatric Emergency Triage (PET) Score
(BMC Medicine, 2015)
Background: Mortality in paediatric emergency care units in Africa often occurs within the first 24 h of admission and remains high. Alongside effective triage systems, a practical clinical bedside risk score to identify ...
Exploring mechanisms of excess mortality with early fluid resuscitation: insights from the FEAST trial
Background: Early rapid fluid resuscitation (boluses) in African children with severe febrile illnesses increases the 48-hour mortality by 3.3% compared with controls (no bolus). We explored the effect of boluses on 48-hour ...
Mortality risk over time after early fluid resuscitation in African children
(Clinical care, 2019)
Background: African children hospitalised with severe febrile illness have a high risk of mortality. The Fluid Expansion As Supportive Therapy (FEAST) trial (ISCRTN 69856593) demonstrated increased mortality risk ...