Cerebral malaria

Neuropsychological benefits of computerized cognitive rehabilitation training in Ugandan children surviving severe malaria: A randomized controlled trial.

Authors: Boivin MJ, Familiar-Lopez I, Giordani B, Nakasujja N, Opoka RO, RuiseƱor-Escudero H, Sikorskii A, van der Lugt EM, Walhof K

Journal: Brain Research Bulletin

BACKGROUND: Computerized cognitive rehabilitation training (CCRT) may be beneficial for alleviating persisting neurocognitive deficits in Ugandan severe malaria survivors. We completed a randomized controlled trial of CCRT for both severe malaria and non-malaria cohorts of children. […]

Immediate neuropsychological and behavioral benefits of computerized cognitive rehabilitation in Ugandan pediatric cerebral malaria survivors.

Authors: Bangirana P, Boivin MJ, Giordani B, John CC, Opoka RO, Page C

Journal: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

OBJECTIVE: Our earlier studies on Ugandan children surviving cerebral malaria showed cognitive deficits mainly in attention and memory. We now present the first study in sub-Saharan Africa to investigate the feasibility and potential benefits of computerized […]

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