This CPD module “DENGUE - CPD Online” is published to educate healthcare professionals on the issues surrounding dengue - its incidence and serotypes, transmission & the vector life cycle, characteristics and dengue classifications, identifying high-risk patients, the pathophysiology of dengue, treatment, diagnostic & monitoring tests, and home care advice for dengue patients.


  • Author: Yeoh Peng Nam
    BPharm, MSc, PhD, RPh 1899, MMPS

  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Sdn. Bhd. (GSK)

  • Malaysian Pharmacists Society (MPS)

Table of Contents

  • What is Dengue?
    • Incidence of Dengue
    • Dengue Serotypes
  • Transmission of Dengue Virus
    • Vector Life Cycle
  • Characteristics of Dengue
    • The Three Phases of Dengue
  • Case Classification According to WHO
    • Dengue Fever
    • Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever
    • Dengue Shock Syndrome
  • New Dengue Case Definition WHO 2009
    • Dengue Without Warning Signs
    • Dengue With Warning Signs
    • Severe Dengue
  • High-Risk Patients
  • Pathophysiology of Dengue
  • Treatment of Dengue
    • Fever and Pain - Control of Body Temperature
    • Fluid Replacement
    • Paracetamol
    • Carica papaya Leaves
  • Diagnostic and Monitoring Tests
  • Control and Prevention
    • Immunisation (Vaccines)
    • Vector Control
    • Disease Notification
  • Home Care Advice for Dengue Patients
  • References

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