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Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria

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Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria. / Abubakar, Amina; Van de Vijver, Fons J. R.; Mithwani, Sadik; Obiero, Elizabeth; Lewa, Naomi; Kenga, Simon; Katana, Khamis; Holding, Penny.

In: Journal of Health Psychology, Vol. 12, No. 3, 05.2007, p. 412-430.

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Abubakar, A, Van de Vijver, FJR, Mithwani, S, Obiero, E, Lewa, N, Kenga, S, Katana, K & Holding, P 2007, 'Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria', Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 412-430. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105307076230

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Abubakar, A., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Mithwani, S., Obiero, E., Lewa, N., Kenga, S., Katana, K., & Holding, P. (2007). Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria. Journal of Health Psychology, 12(3), 412-430. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105307076230

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Abubakar A, Van de Vijver FJR, Mithwani S, Obiero E, Lewa N, Kenga S et al. Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria. Journal of Health Psychology. 2007 May;12(3):412-430. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105307076230

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Abubakar, Amina ; Van de Vijver, Fons J. R. ; Mithwani, Sadik ; Obiero, Elizabeth ; Lewa, Naomi ; Kenga, Simon ; Katana, Khamis ; Holding, Penny. / Assessing developmental outcomes of children from Kilifi, Kenya following prophylaxis for seizures in Cerebral Malaria. In: Journal of Health Psychology. 2007 ; Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 412-430.

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