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VOL.14 NO.1: JANUARY, 2021

December 19, 2020

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 14 Number 1, January, 2021 – ISSN:…

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A scope review on home-based care practices for COVID-19: What Nigeria can learn from other countries

December 8, 2020

Olayinka S. Ilesanmi1,2, Aanuoluwapo A. Afolabi1 Abstract Introduction: Home-based care (HBC) services associated with COVID-19 pandemic are inevitable due to rising number…

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An appraisal of ascitic fluid cytopathology in a Nigerian tertiary care setting

December 8, 2020

*Obahiagbon I., **Ugiagbe R.A. Abstract Background: The pathological accumulation of excess fluid in the peritoneal cavity is termed ascites. It is important…

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Assessment of adherence level of patients on anticoagulant therapy in a tertiary healthcare facility in Uyo, Nigeria

December 8, 2020

Timothy A. Ekwere1, Anyiekere M. Ekanem2, Samuel M. Benson3 Abstract Background: Anticoagulants are highly effective in preventing venous thromboembolism and remains the…

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Assessment of arterial blood pressure and some biochemical markers of renal function of apparently healthy young adults in Southern Nigeria

December 8, 2020

*Anthony F. Uwah1, Jessie I. Ndem1, Nsikak E. Udokang2, Glory S. Etiekak1 Abstract Context: Reports on chronic hypertension and its attendant complications…

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Causes of vitreous haemorrhage in a tertiary hospital in southern Nigeria

December 8, 2020

Osayem J. Otabor-Olubor1, Odarosa M. Uhumwangho2 Abstract Background: The presence of blood within the vitreous is called vitreous hemorrhage. This condition often…

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Childhood illnesses and heath-seeking process among under-fives presenting in primary healthcare facilities in Uyo, Nigeria

December 8, 2020

Olugbemi O. Motilewa1a, Agantem E. Ekumab, Ekerete F. Marksona, Mfon A. Akpana, Ako E. Usangaa, Chizobia F. Nwaekea, Thywill O. Otuoa Abstract…

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Factors affecting the treatment outcome of epilepsy in resource poor communities of Akwa Ibom State: Analysis of patients at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo

December 8, 2020

Peters GE PhD1, Ononokpono N PhD2, Oko NI MSc3, Peters EJ FWACP, FRCP (Edin)4 Abstract Background: The main aim of this study…

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Factors associated with clinical outcome in an embryo recipient cycle at a public In-vitro fertilization centre

December 8, 2020

James A. Osaikhuwuomwan1, Abieyuwa P. Osemwenkha1, Kennedy O. Ibadin1, Michael E. Aziken1 Abstract Background: Several factors influence the outcome of embryo recipient…

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Knowledge, attitude and practice towards halitosis among clinical students of the University of Benin

December 8, 2020

Okoh Mercy*, Omenonye Caleb+ Abstract Background: Halitosis is a universal medico-social problem in all communities of the world. Objective: Aimed to find…