DEAG - Dengue Expert Advisory Group SIMS/SHL
DENGUE GCP GUIDELINES – 2012
These are the first Good Clinical Practice Guidelines published by Dengue Expert
Advisory Group (DEAG) for the management of dengue Infection in adults, hence forth
going to be referred to as GCP dengue-guidelines-2012.
It must be emphasized that these guidelines are only meant to provide broad
recommendations for good clinical practice, based on the best evidence available at the
time of development of these recommendations - an overall management strategy in a
garden variety of dengue patient. As each patient is unique hence adherences to these
guidelines will, by no means, guarantee the best outcome in every case.
Attending healthcare provider is best suited to make appropriate decisions for his
patients, taking ground realities into cnosideration, regarding implementation /
modifications of these “generic” protocols. After all, he is primarily responsible,
for the management of his/her “unique patient” based on the clinical picture and
the locally available management options.
Review of the Guidelines
The authors have issued these GCP guidelines in 2012. It would be reviewed in 2014 or
sooner if new evidence becomes available.
Services Institute of Medical Sciences,
Jail Road, Lahore
GUIDELINES DEVELOPMENT AND OBJECTIVE
- Prof. Faisal Masud
- Dr. Tayyaba Khawar Butt
- Prof. Mohammad Ali
Development and Review Committee:
In addition to the primary authors the development and review committee for these
guidelines consisted of:
- Prof. Javed Raza Gardezi
- Prof. Mehmood Ayyaz
- Prof. Aziz ur Rehman
- Dr. Sajid Nisar
- Dr. Saqib Shafi
- Dr. Tahir Bashir
During the process of development of these guidelines, there was active involvement of
the special committees tasked to formulate recommendations for dengue associated
Following authors contributed text of the manuscript:
- Prof. Rakhshanda Rehman
Dengue Fever in Pregnancy
- Dr. Faisal Sultan and Dr. Syed Hammad Nazeer
Dengue Fever in Immunocompromised Host
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