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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 ...
A preliminary examination of the construct validity of the KABC-II in Ugandan children with a history of cerebral malaria
(Makerere University Medical School, 2009)
Background: Several diseases and adverse conditions affect the cognitive development of children in Sub-Saharan African. There is need to assess these children to determine which abilities are affected and the severity ...
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 ...
Short Term Outcome in One Stage Pantalar Soft Tissue Release with Transifixation of Talonavicular Joint in Resistant Idiopathic congenital ClubFoot.
Twenty one patients with 32 idiopathic resistant clubfoot were operated on by the sane surgeon at Mulago and Mengo hospitals. The mean patient age was 20.69 months (range 5.00-43.50 months). A single surgical technique of ...