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Presentation and immediate outcome of critically ill children presenting to acute care unit, Mulago Hospital.
BACKGROUND: Each year, about eleven million children die before reaching their fifth birthday. About a third of these deaths occur in health units and most of health unit deaths happen within 24 hours of presentation. It ...
The diagnostic accuracy of cervical ultrasound in acute bacterial meningitis in infants at Mulago Hospital.
INTRODUCTION: Acute bacterial meningitis remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda and worldwide and a noticeable number of survivors (22-28%) are left with marked neurological sequel despite adequate ...
Variations of plasma concentrations of artemether-lumefantrine with age and weight in children presenting with uncomplicated malaria at Mulago Hospital.
INTRODUCTION: Malaria is still one of the main causes of mortality and morbidity in Ugandan children with the under 5 year mortality rate of 136/100,000. ACTs are the first line of treatment of uncomplicated malaria. ...