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Continuous EEG monitoring in Kenyan children with non-traumatic coma

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Background: The aim of this study was to describe the EEG and clinical profi le of seizures in children with non-traumatic coma, compare seizure detection by clinical observations with that by continuous EEG, and relate EEG features to outcome. Methods: This prospective observational study was conducted at the paediatric high dependency unit of Kilifi District Hospital, Kenya. Children aged 9 months to 13 years presenting with acute coma were monitored by EEG for 72 h or until they regained c...

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Journal:
ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-EDUCATION AND PRACTICE EDITION
Volume:
97
Issue:
4
Pages:
343-349
Publication date:
2012-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
1743-0585
URN:
uuid:1aa5335f-d863-4dd3-a879-2ad76ee4ef29
Source identifiers:
323310
Local pid:
pubs:323310
Language:
English

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