Annie Rachel Okoko

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Background. To determine the prevalence and associated factors of prehypertension (pre-HT) and hypertension (HT) in schoolchildren at Brazzaville (Congo). Methods. This cross-sectional study was conducted from March to May 2011 in five representative urban schools in Brazzaville. American Pediatric Society's definition of pre-HT and HT was used. The(More)
1 Plasma concentrations of diazepam and its metabolite, desmethyldiazepam, have been measured in both in- and out-patient groups treated with diazepam for periods varying between 1 month and 10 years. 2 The diazepam concentration was directly related to the dose of diazepam ingested and inversely related to the age of the patient. 3 A highly significant(More)
Neonatal strokes are defined by the occurrence of any cerebrovascular event between the 20th week of gestation and 28th day after birth. It is an uncommon disease whose incidence varies according to the authors. The localized seizures are the main symptoms. But nonspecific symptoms like bradycardia, bradypnea and poor feeding may reveal the pathology. The(More)
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