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dc.contributor.authorMishra, N-
dc.contributor.authorBelbase, M-
dc.contributor.authorShrestha, D-
dc.contributor.authorPoudel, R-
dc.contributor.authorMishra, P-
dc.identifier.citationMishraN., BelbaseM., ShresthaD., PoudelR., & MishraP. (2010). Childhood Neurological Illness in Nepal. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council.
dc.identifier.issnPrint ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217-
dc.descriptionReview Articleen_US
dc.description.abstractAbstract The commonly encountered neurological disorders in Nepalese children are febrile encephalopathies, neurocysticercosis, and epilepsy,and neonatal encephalopathy,neuro-psychiatric and neuromuscular disease. Also, these childrenin Nepal remain one of the most vulnerable andmarginalized groups in the community. Due to the lack of proper facilities some preventable and treatable neurological conditions continue to paralyze thechildren’s physical and mental health. The alarmingly high prevalence of theseneurological illnesses has high mortality and morbidity in children ultimately adding financial burden to the family, society and the country asa whole. The paucity of data and difficultiesin proper collection of reliable facts further  hampers to understand the actual magnitude of thisproblem.                     Key words: epilepsy,neonatal encephalopathy, neurocysticercosisen_US
dc.publisherNepal Health Research Councilen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesApril, 2010;225-
dc.subjectNeonatal encephalopathyen_US
dc.titleChildhood Neurological Illness in Nepalen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
Appears in Collections:Vol 8 No 1 Issue 16 April 2010

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