Optimising Management in Dengue: Current Concepts and Challenges

  • Pinki Alhyan Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India.
  • Vikram Bhaskar Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India.
  • Prerna Batra University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital
Keywords: Dengue, Management, Current Concepts, Fluid Therapy, Ultrasound


Around 96 million cases of dengue have been reported worldwide in tropical and subtropical countries. It has increasingly become a public menace. Fluid resuscitation, though the mainstay of treatment, is associated with various concerns faced by clinicians. The major issues include the choice of fluid-crystalloids versus colloids, when to use inotropes, and the role of blood and blood components in clinical practice. Point of care ultrasound has newly come up as a non-invasive modality for the assessment of fluid status in dengue. This narrative review article addresses the current concepts and challenges faced by clinicians during the management of dengue disease.

How to cite this article:
Alhyan P, Bhaskar V, Batra P. Optimising Management in Dengue: Current Concepts and Challenges. Postgrad J Pediatr Adol Med. 2022;1(1):34-39.


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