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Brain damage after neonatal tetanus in a rural Kenyan hospital.

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OBJECTIVE: Neonatal tetanus (NNT) is an important cause of mortality in resource poor countries, particularly sub-Saharan Africa. There are no reports of the long-term outcome of children who survive NNT in African hospitals. DESIGN: In a retrospective study of children discharged from Kilifi District Hospital (KDH), Kenya with NNT, each child was linked with a comparative child (CC) in the community matched for age, sex and locality. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 123 patients were admitted with N...

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Barlow, JL More by this author
Mung'Ala-Odera, V More by this author
Newton, CR More by this author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
305-308
Publication date:
2001-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:3cb2f74f-d741-4e46-91dc-faec767a3fb3
Source identifiers:
185602
Local pid:
pubs:185602

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