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Antimalarial drugs and the prevalence of mental and neurological manifestations: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Background

Antimalarial drugs affect the central nervous system, but it is difficult to differentiate the effect of these drugs from that of the malaria illness. We conducted a systematic review to determine the association between anti-malarial drugs and mental and neurological impairment in humans.

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We systematically searched online databases, including Medline/PubMed, PsychoInfo, and Embase, for articles published up to 14th July 2016. Pooled prevalence,...

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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
083744
Publisher:
Wellcome et al
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research More from this journal
Volume:
2
Pages:
13
Publication date:
2017-06-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-20
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EISSN:
2398-502X
Pmid:
28630942
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:702427
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uuid:b6b16a2c-1ead-4b94-946c-582dbdb7d6e2
Local pid:
pubs:702427
Source identifiers:
702427
Deposit date:
2017-10-09

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