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HAND WASHING PRACTICES AT CRITICAL TIMES AMONG MOTHERS IN SELECTED HEALTH FACILITIES IN AKWA IBOM STATE

*Ekanem AM [1], Johnson OE [1] Department of Community Health, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background: Poor hygiene practices, unsafe water supply and inadequate sanitation are important causes of diarrhoeal disease, one of the biggest killers of children in developing countries. Hand washing with soap and water, a simple act notably ignored, is known ...

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FLEXIBLE FIBREOPTIC BRONCHOSCOPE AND THE DIFFICULT AIRWAY: A CASE REPORT

Edubio MN [1], Mohammed RI [2] 1.Department of Anaesthesia, University of Uyo/University of Uyo Teaching Hospital,Uyo 2.Department of Anaesthesia, Ahmadu Bello University/Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Management of the difficult airway will always confront the anaesthetist. This is one area of the practice that the anaesthetist is required to develop divers skills suited for each clinical situation. ...

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ASSESSMENT OF IMPLEMENTATION OF INTEGRATED DISEASE SURVEILLANCE AND RESPONSE IN AKWA IBOM STATE NIGERIA

1.OlugbemiOluseyi MOTILEWA 2.Christie Divine AKWAOWO 3.Anyiekere Morgan EKANEM Department of Community Health, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ABSTRACT Introduction Resulting from the problems associated with previous disease surveillance in Nigeria and by extension Africa, Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) was adopted in 1998 for the purpose of strengthening the surveillance system and for efficient use ...

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VOL.8 NO1 – FEBRUARY 2015

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 8 Number 1, February, 2015 – ISSN: 1597-7188 Hand Washing Practices at Critical Times Among Mothers in Selected Health Facilities in Akwa Ibom State Flexible Fibreoptic Bronchoscope and The Difficult Airway: A Case Report Kawasaki Disease in a Two Year Old Nigerian Child; Full Recovery ...

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KAWASAKI DISEASE IN A TWO YEAR OLD NIGERIAN CHILD; FULL RECOVERY WITH SUPPORTIVE TREATMENT

Dr Eno-Obong Edet Utuk, FWACP Dr Mkpouto Udeme Akpan, FWACP Department of Paediatrics, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Data from a two year old male patient managed at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, southern Nigeria, is presented to highlight the sporadic occurrence of Kawasaki disease in a Nigerian child who was diagnosed ...

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CO-EXISTING MENTAL AND MEDICAL CONDITIONS AMONG FAMILY MEDICINE OUTPATIENTS IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA

[1]Kufre A. Umoh, [2]Alphonsus U. Idung [1]Department of Family Medicine, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State , Nigeria. [2]Department of Family Medicine ,University of Uyo Teaching Hospital ,Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Background: A considerable number of patients seen in the Primary Care Clinics have co-morbid mental disorders with medical conditions that are largely not recognized ...

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HEALTH WORKERS’ PERCEPTION ON THE SAFETY AND SECURITY POLICY OF A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA

[1]Etiobong A. Etukumana, [2]Jacob B. Orie [1]Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria [2]CEMPA/CEMBA Programme  School of Management Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background: Health workers remain the panacea for hospital’s performance in terms of service delivery and client satisfaction. However, the workers require quality environment for quality care ...

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PATTERN OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES IN UNIVERSITY OF UYO TEACHING HOSPITAL, UYO, AKWA-IBOM STATE OF NIGERIA

Mkpouto U. Akpan,  MB;BCh, FWACP[1] Eno-Obong E. Utuk, MB;BCh, FMCPaed[1] Department of Paediatrics, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo ABSTRACT Background: Neurological problems are responsible for a significant number of emergencies in children. Knowledge of its pattern is important for effective preventive strategies, healthcare planning and delivery. Aim: To determine the pattern of paediatric neurological emergencies seen in University of ...

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SUCCESSFUL VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONOR RECRUITMENT AMONG PREVIOUSLY SKEPTICAL (NAÏVE) DONOR POPULATION

Ino-Ekanem M.B, Ekwere T. A Department of Haematology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Nigeria ABSTRACT AIM: To assess the responses of previously unexposed communities in Akwa Ibom State (AKS) to direct appeals for voluntary non-remunerated blood donations METHODS: A transfusion Medicine training workshop which drew participants from different parts of the country was organised in UUTH, Uyo from July ...

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VOL.7 NO1 – FEB 2014

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 7 Number 1, February, 2014 – ISSN: 1597-7188 Co-existing Mental and Medical Conditions Among Family Medicine Outpatients in a Tertiary Hospital in Southern Nigeria Health Workers’ Perception on the Safety and Security Policy of a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria Pattern Of Paediatric Neurological Emergencies in ...

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