The sequelae of Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in school-age children.

@article{Taylor1990TheSO,
  title={The sequelae of Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in school-age children.},
  author={HughR. Taylor and Elaine L. Mills and A. Ciampi and Roxane du Berger and Gordon V. Watters and R. Gold and Nancy Macdonald and Richard H. Michaels},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={323 24},
  pages={
          1657-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Previous data on the consequences of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis for school-age children have been inconsistent, and much of the information on risk factors has been inconclusive. The present study was designed to evaluate the sequelae of this disease with a protocol for the comprehensive assessment of neuropsychological function. METHODS Ninety-seven school-age children (mean age, 9.6 years), each of whom had a school-age sibling, were recruited from a survey of the… CONTINUE READING
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