Artemether in cerebral malaria
The authors should describe clinical condition as far as parasitemia is concerned. Artemether is definitely better, as proved by various studies, however, its cost and availability is limited. Hence, Quinine is the drug of choice in cerebral malaria. if child continues to have symptoms and clearance of parasitemia is poor or not at all, it is always advisable to start artemether. Rectal artemether may not be acceptable to older children. However, it is definitely going to be beneficial in children presenting in shock stage.
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