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VOL.12 NO1 – FEBRUARY 2019

February 11, 2019

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 12 Number 1, February, 2019 – ISSN:…

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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFERTILTY IN KANO, NORTH-WEST NIGERIA

February 11, 2019

Murtala Yusuf, Hauwa Musa Abdullahi ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Infertility is a global problem with the highest prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite the high…

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ENDOMETRIAL RECEPTIVITY: THE JOURNEY SO FAR

January 21, 2019

1K Osazee and 2A Omorogiuw ABSTRACT Implantation is an act of coordinated interaction between the nascent blastocyst and a receptive endometrium mediated…

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A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO REDUCE WAITING TIME AND IMPROVE PATIENT’S SATISFACTION IN A PRIVATE HOSPITAL IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

January 21, 2019

Nwose Paschal C1, Nwose Uchenna C2 ABSTRACT Background: Patient satisfaction has become an important factor in assessing the quality of health care….

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AUDIT OF GUNSHOT INJURIES IN A SOUTHERN NIGERIAN TERTIARY HOSPITAL

January 17, 2019

*Nottidge Timothy E1, Ekpe Eyo E2, Dim Maduakonam E1, Nottidge Bolanle A3 ABSTRACT Background: There is a dearth of data on ballistic…

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FACTORS INFLUENCING DECISION TO USE ANTENATAL CARE SERVICES AMONG WOMEN IN THE UNIVERSITY OF UYO TEACHING HOSPITAL, UYO, NIGERIA

January 17, 2019

*Nene Francis Andem; MBBS; FWACP, Sunday Bassey Udoh, MBBS; FWACP; FMCFM ABSTRACT Background: Antenatal care is the care that a woman receives…

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IS IMPACTED THIRD MOLAR A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR TO SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE ADJACENT SECOND MOLAR TO CARIES?

January 17, 2019

ENABULELE JE, OMO JO ABSTRACT CONTEXT: Several studies have assessed the association between impacted third molar and presence of distal caries on…

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PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING THE GENERAL OUTPATIENT CLINICS OF A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN UYO, SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA

January 17, 2019

Noah SP1, Etukumana EA2 Udonwa N3, Morgan UM4 ABSTRACT Background: Hypertension is an important public health challenge worldwide. It is the most…

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COMORBIDITIES AMONG WOMEN WITH PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE

January 17, 2019

1K C. Ekwedigwe, 2M E. Isikhuemen, 3M O. Eliboh, 4I Sunday-Adeoye, 5O G. Asiegbu ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Comorbidities are a source of worry…

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CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC ECTOPIC PREGNANCY WITH A NOVEL PROTOCOL OF METHOTREXATE: A CASE REPORT

January 17, 2019

Uche B. Ezem1, Alison A. Ohiri2 ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Ectopic pregnancy is the implantation of an embryo at sites outside the uterine cavity….