Long-term cognitive functioning in children and adolescents who survived septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis.

@article{Vermunt2009LongtermCF,
  title={Long-term cognitive functioning in children and adolescents who survived septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis.},
  author={Lindy C. A. C. Vermunt and Corinne M. P. Buysse and Femke K. Aarsen and Coriene E. Catsman-Berrevoets and Hugo Joseph Duivenvoorden and Koen Felix Maria Joosten and Jan A. Hazelzet and Frank C. Verhulst and Elisabeth M. W. J. Utens},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 Pt 2},
  pages={195-208}
}
AIMS To assess long-term cognitive functioning and its predictors, in children and adolescents who survived meningococcal septic shock (MSS) 4 to 16 years ago. METHODS The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-third edition was used to measure intellectual functioning and neuropsychological tests were used to measure attention, verbal memory, visual-motor integration, and executive skills. RESULTS Overall, results of the total MSS sample (N=77) as to neuropsychological functioning were… CONTINUE READING
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