Outcome and extent of disability following Japanese encephalitis in Indonesian children.

@article{Maha2009OutcomeAE,
  title={Outcome and extent of disability following Japanese encephalitis in Indonesian children.},
  author={Masri Sembiring Maha and Vanda A Moniaga and Susan L Hills and Anton Widjaya and Agus P. Sasmito and Renny Hariati and Yosef Kupertino and I Ketut Artastra and M Zaenal Arifin and Bambang Supraptono and Iskandar Syarif and Julie A. Jacobson and Endang R. Sedyaningsih},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={e389-93}
}
OBJECTIVES The study aimed to assess outcome, including level of disability, following Japanese encephalitis (JE) in children in Indonesia. METHODS A cohort of children diagnosed with laboratory-confirmed JE from January 2005 to August 2006 was followed-up, with disability measured at least 4 months after discharge from hospital. An assessment tool that can be used to rapidly determine practical level of disability and the likelihood that a child will be able to live independently after… CONTINUE READING

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