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OBJECTIVES To demonstrate the clinical importance of adult chickenpox in terms of morbidity, mortality, and impact on hospital services, in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. METHODS A review was conducted of 607 consecutive hospitalized cases of adult chickenpox (1985-1996, Al Ain Hospital) for clinical findings and risk of developing varicella pneumonia. (More)
This study looked at the causes of vision loss, levels of distance, near vision and the use of low vision devices (LVDs) in children studying at special schools in Malaysia. A total of 139 children from two special education schools took part. Visual acuity was measured with and without LVDs. Those who required further assessment were referred to Low Vision(More)
AIM Work-related ocular injuries and illnesses were among the major causes of job absenteeism. This study was conducted to determine if low vision rehabilitation was provided following work-related ocular problems among industrial workers in a developing country. This was a retrospective analysis of case records. METHOD Randomly selected records of all(More)
Objective: To assess the management of febrile illness and set out the prevalence of complicated malaria in children at the Centre Hospitalier de Libreville in Gabon after implementation of new malaria control strategies. Methods: Demographic, clinical and biological data from hospitalized children with fever or a history of fever, aged less than 18 years(More)
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