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Malaria with neurological involvement in Ugandan children: effect on cognitive ability, academic achievement and behaviour
(BioMed Central, 2011-11-03)
Background Malaria is a leading cause of ill health and neuro-disability in children in sub-Saharan Africa. Impaired cognition is a common outcome of malaria with neurological involvement. There is also a possibility ...
Cognitive impairment after cerebral malaria in children: a prospective study
(American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007-01-15)
OBJECTIVE. This study was conducted to assess prospectively the frequency of cognitive deficits in children with cerebral malaria. METHODS. Cognitive testing in the areas of working memory, attention, and learning was ...
Cerebral malaria in children is associated with long-term cognitive impairment
OBJECTIVE. Cerebral malaria affects 785 000 African children every year. We previously documented an increased frequency of cognitive impairment in children with cerebral malaria 6 months after their initial malaria ...
Reliability of the Luganda version of the Child Behaviour Checklist in measuring behavioural problems after cerebral malaria
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-08)
Background: No measure of childhood behaviour has been validated in Uganda despite the documented risks to behaviour. Cerebral malaria in children poses a great risk to their behaviour, however behavioural outcomes after ...
Seizure activity and neurological sequelae in Ugandan children who have survived an episode of cerebral malaria
(African Health Sciences, 2009)
Background: Seizures are a common presenting feature in children with cerebral malaria (CM) and neurologic deficits have been described in survivors of CM. However few prospective studies have described the frequency of ...