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Thiamine deficiency disorders: diagnosis, prevalence, and a roadmap for global control programs
Urgent public health responses are warranted in high‐risk regions, considering the contribution of thiamine deficiency to infant mortality and research suggesting that even subclinical thiamines deficiency in childhood may have lifelong neurodevelopmental consequences.
An Evaluation of the Impact of Health Worker and Patient Education on the Care and Compliance of Patients with Epilepsy in Zimbabwe
This study sought to evaluate the effectiveness of primary health care nurses in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy, as well as the impact of patient‐information pamphlets on drug compliance and clinic attendance of patients with epilepsy.
Knowledge and attitudes of teachers towards epilepsy in Zimbabwe
- Jens Mielke, B. Adamolekun, D. Ball, T. Mundanda
- Psychology, MedicineActa neurologica Scandinavica
- 1 September 1997
Positive attitudes towards epilepsy by teachers in Epworth may be attributed to their higher level of education and may imply that with increasing levels of formal education in the general African population, a more tolerant attitude towards epilepsy can be expected.
Oral Health and Dental Treatment Needs in Nigerian Patients with Epilepsy
The prevalence of oral disorders and the dental treatment needs of outpatients with epilepsy and inpat patients with epilepsy were determined.
The effect of vagus nerve stimulation on migraines.
Neurological disorders associated with cassava diet: a review of putative etiological mechanisms
- B. Adamolekun
- Medicine, PsychologyMetabolic brain disease
- 16 February 2011
It is concluded that urgent research is needed to evaluate thiamine status and implement a therapeutic trial ofThiamine in these debilitating neurological disorders.
The impact of epilepsy on the quality of life of people with epilepsy in Zimbabwe: A pilot study*
There is a significant need for selected groups of PWE in Zimbabwe to receive attention to psychosocial abilities and secondly that there are certain specific areas such as sexual functioning and the use of transport which deserve special attention.
Cognitive Effects Of Anti-Epileptic Drugs In Nigerians With Epilepsy
This study compared the effects of AEDs on the cognitive functions of Nigerian epileptic patients over a two year period to assess the mental speed, attention and memory.
The aetiologies of epilepsy in tropical Africa.
- B. Adamolekun
- Medicine, PsychologyTropical and geographical medicine
There is a need for prospective epidemiological research to elucidate further the role of filariasis, cysticercosis, cerebral malaria and trypanosomiasis in the aetiology of epilepsy in tropical Africa.