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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...