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Volume 13 No 2

Table of Content

May 2, 2020

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 13 Number 2, May – August, 2020…

Volume 13 No 2

Tuberculosis: A review

May 2, 2020

Airauhi, OA. MBBS, FMCPH1*; Airauhi UL. Ph.D.2; Yusuf EO. MBBS, FMCPath2 Summary Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease of bacterial origin caused…

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Epidemiological and morbidity pattern of respiratory diseases in children admitted in the paediatric ward of a tertiary hospital in Southern Nigeria

May 2, 2020

Iso P. Oloyede1 Udeme E. Ekrikpo2 Abstract Context: Respiratory tract diseases contribute a majority of paediatric admissions and are a major cause…

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Decision to delivery interval and perinatal outcome for category one caesarean section in a tertiary hospital

May 1, 2020

Attah Raphael Avidime,1 Abba Zainab,2 Galadanchi Hadiza1 Abstract Background: The Royal college of obstetrics and gynaecology and the American College of Obstetrics…

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Occupational hazards and health problems among street sweepers in Uyo, Nigeria

May 1, 2020

Ofonime Effiong Johnson1*, Ukeme Anthony John2 Abstract Introduction: The job of street sweepers is a vigorous task which exposes workers to many…

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Pattern and characterization of headache among adult patients visiting the neurology clinic in Benin City Nigeria

May 1, 2020

kayode-Iyasere Edith, O1,   Odiase   Francis, E2 Abstract Context: Headache is one of the commonest reasons for neurology clinic consultation worldwide, but there…

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Paragonimiasis: A knowledge and awareness survey of clinicians in southern Nigeria on a neglected tropical disease

May 1, 2020

Ekanem AM1, Oloyede IP2, Eduwem DU3 Abstract Context: Paragonimiasis is one of the re-emerging neglected tropical diseases endemic in southern Nigeria. Its…

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Clinical correlates and outcomes of anaesthesia for the elderly surgical patient in a tertiary hospital

May 1, 2020

Imarengiaye Celestine Aluya1,  Ochukpue Ceejay2, Idehen Hanson Osazuwa3, Imarengiaye Charles Osalumese4 Abstract Background: The anaesthestic management of the elderly surgical patients deserves…

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A comparison of two dosing regimens of vaginally administered misoprostol for cervical ripening and induction of labour at term: A randomized controlled trial

May 1, 2020

Yunus Eze Muhammad*, Hauwa Musa Abdullahib, Ibrahim Garba Digolb, Adewale Ashimi* Abstract Background: The use of misoprostol in induction of labour has…

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Uyo self-retaining and adjustable lens holder: A novel technique for vitreoretinal surgery

May 1, 2020

Emmanuel Olu Megbelayin Abstract Background: Contact lenses still have a place in vitreoretinal surgeries despite the availability of much easier non-contact modality…