April-June 2015 Issue

April-June 2015

Volume 24 | Issue 2

Page Nos. 95-183

Online since Jul 12, 2018

Original Articles


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AN APPRAISAL OF RETAINED PLACENTA AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT TEACHING HOSPITAL: A FIVE-YEAR REVIEW.

John C.O, Orazulike N., Alegbeleye J.

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 99-102 | views 38

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HEALTH WORKERS' PERCEPTION ON THE QUALITY OF SERVICE AND CORPORATE CULTURE OF A TEACHING HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA

Etukumana Etiobong Akpan, Orie Jacob Bassey

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 108-113 | views 33

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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DIABETES AND IMPAIRED FASTING GLUCOSE IN A RURAL COMMUNITY OF NIGERIAN NIGER DELTA REGION

Alikor CA, Emem-Chioma PC

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 114-124 | views 61

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PATTERNS OF SEMINAL FLUID ANALYSIS IN MALE PARTNERS OF INFERTILE COUPLES ATTENDING GYNAECOLOGY CLINIC AT FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, ABEOKUTA

Chibuike Friday Chukwunyere, David Olalekan Awonuga, Chidiebere N Ogo, Victor Nwadike, Kasiemobi Eberechukwu Chukwunyere

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 131-136 | views 34

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MEDICAL AUDIT OF PATIENT CARE: A STUDY OF DOCTORS IN A TERTIARY HEALTH FACILITY IN SOUTH WEST NIGERIA

Ilesanmi OS, Alele FO

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 144-149 | views 30

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TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL IN SECURITY CHALLENGED STATES OF NORTH-EAST NIGERIA. ARE THERE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT?

Gidado M, Obasanya J.O, Onazi J, Eneogu R, Chukwueme N, Joseph K, Useni S, Adejumo A. O.

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 155-161 | views 41

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EVALUATION OF MALE SEX HORMONES AND TRACE ELEMENTS IN MALE TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS ATTENDING NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL DIABETIC CLINICS

Ubajaka C.F, Meludu S.C, Dioka C.E, Onah C.E, Osuji C.U, Modebe I.A, 1 2 2 1 Ifeadike G.C, Okwara J.E, Amah U.K, Nnebue Cc

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 162-168 | views 31

Review Articles


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RETROSPECTIONS ON ROAD TRAFFIC INJURIES AS A SOCIAL BURDEN: THE ROLE OF PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION INITIATIVES IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY

BACKGROUND Road traffic injuries are a major cause of trauma related morbidity and mortality in our modern society.They have since been recognized as disease entities on their own, as well as a societal problem of serious public health concern. AIM The aim of this review article is to promote the understanding of road traffic injuries as both a social burden and a disease entity and to highlight suggested measures capable of curtailing the menace that these injuries pose to human population. METHOD A review of the literature on the subject of road traffic injuries as both a social problem and disease entity was done. Historical perspectives, epidemiological information, causative factors and preventive measures were extracted and presented. RESULT Human factors contribute to 95% of road traffic accident. Current deaths from road traffic injuries account for 2.2% of the global mortality affecting all age groups. Health education and enforcement of legislation are key measures in combating road traffic injuries. Keywords: Road traffic injuries,disease,social burden,health education,retrospections

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 169-174 | views 30

Case Reports


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OTOLOGIC FOREIGN BODY: AN UNDECLARED AND UNUSUAL IMPACTION

Taiwo O. Adedeji, James E Tobih, Abdulraman Adeshina Bello

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 175-178 | views 35

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PERSISTENT CATATONIA IN A PREGNANT NIGERIAN WOMAN: A CASE REPORT

Aghukwa N.C., Takai M.G,

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 179-182 | views 33

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A CASE OF PICA FOLLOWING A PARAMILITARY PRE-EMPLOYMENT ORIENTATION CAMP

Ogundeji S.P, Akunwata C, Aworanti O, Aken'Ova Y.A.

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 183-186 | views 30