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Socioeconomic predictors of cognition in Ugandan children: implications for community interventions
(Public Library of Science, 2009)
Background: Several interventions to improve cognition in at risk children have been suggested. Identification of key variables predicting cognition is necessary to guide these interventions. This study was conducted to ...
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 ...
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 ...