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Persistent neurocognitive impairments associated with severe falciparum malaria in Kenyan children.

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OBJECTIVES: There is little information on the characteristics of persisting impairments associated with severe forms of falciparum malaria. Previous work has suggested the existence of a group of children with particularly poor performance on neurocognitive assessments in the context of average group performance. The aim of this study was to provide a detailed characterisation of impairments in this subgroup. METHODS: Three groups of children were recruited: children admitted up to nine year...

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10.1136/jnnp.2004.043893

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Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
76
Issue:
4
Pages:
476-481
Publication date:
2005-04-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050

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