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Neonatal nitrition and later outcomes of very low birth weight infants at Kenyatta National Hospital
(University of Nairobi, 2007-06)
A total of 296 episodes of bacteremia due to Enterobacter occurred in 281 patients with cancer between 1972 and 1986. The majority of these episodes were caused by Enterobacter cloacae. Seventy-four percent of the patients ...
The contribution of very low birth weight deaths to infant mortality
BACKGROUND: Infant mortality remains high in many developing countries in which the contribution of deaths among infants born very low birth weight (VLBW) may be considerable. This contribution has however not been ...
Gonadotropin excretion during puberty in malnourished children.
p6nadotropins were measured by radioimmunoassay of urine samples from 285 privileged Nairobi adolescents and from 238 rural peripubertal Kenyan boys and girls who had had moderate malnutrition during childhood. Gonadotropins ...
School snacks decrease morbidity in Kenyan schoolchildren: a cluster randomized, controlled feeding intervention trial
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of three different school snacks on morbidity outcomes DESIGN: Twelve schools were randomized to either one of three feeding groups or a Control group. There were three schools per group ...
Diphtheria in African children (report of 13 cases seen at Mulago Hospital).
No Abstract available
A tribute to professor Edward George Kasili
(University of Nairobi, 2009-12)
No abstract available
Relationships between morbidity and development in mildly to moderately malnourished Kenyan toddlers
This study explored the extent to which morbidity in 110 mildly to moderately malnourished Kenyan toddlers was associated with developmental outcomes. Morbidity information was collected from the 18th to 30th months. ...
Hematopathological observations in Kenyan children with sickle cell anemia in the first decade of life
(Univesity of Nairobi, 1982)
This paper reviews clinicopathological and hematological manifestations of sickle cell anemia as seen in Kenyan children in the first decade of life. The information is based on a study of 447 patients. The findings are ...
Haemoglobin A1C in children with sickle cell disease.
Despite the high frequency of sickle cell disease in Europe, the disease is poorly managed. Critical periods are the hospital stays during which the anaesthesiologist plays an important role. Understanding the molecular ...
Congenital pure red cell aplasia. (Case reports from Kenya
(Univesity of Nairobi, 1978)