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Childhood acute non-traumatic coma: aetiology and challenges in management in resource-poor countries of Africa and Asia.

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OBJECTIVE: This review examines the best available evidence on the aetiology of childhood acute non-traumatic coma in resource-poor countries (RPCs), discusses the challenges associated with management, and explores strategies to address them. METHODS: Publications in English and French which reported on studies on the aetiology of childhood non-traumatic coma in RPCs are reviewed. Primarily, the MEDLINE database was searched using the keywords coma, unconsciousness, causality, aetiology, chi...

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Journal:
Paediatrics and international child health
Volume:
33
Issue:
3
Pages:
129-138
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
2046-9055
ISSN:
2046-9047
URN:
uuid:d8f7426f-7eff-4518-ba66-c8ba2fb4fb2c
Source identifiers:
418584
Local pid:
pubs:418584

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