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Prevalence, risk factors and behavioural and emotional comorbidity of acute seizures in young Kenyan children: a population-based study

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Background: Acute symptomatic seizures and febrile seizures are common in children admitted to hospitals in Africa and may be markers of brain dysfunction. They may be associated with behavioural and emotional problems, but there are no published community-based studies in Africa.

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12916-018-1021-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Kariuki, SM
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Funding agency for:
Newton, CRJC
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
35
Pages:
1-12
Publication date:
2018-03-07
Acceptance date:
2018-02-09
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ISSN:
1741-7015
Pubs id:
pubs:827326
URN:
uri:98e2e298-35a5-4343-97f2-35bd6e88caf1
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uuid:98e2e298-35a5-4343-97f2-35bd6e88caf1
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pubs:827326
Paper number:
35

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