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Assessment of knowledge and practices of healthcare waste management among health workers in a general hospital in southern Nigeria

April 10, 2021 0 Comments

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 47 total views Abstract Background: Poor management of health care waste exposes healthcare workers, waste handlers and the community to infections, toxicity and…

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VOL.14 NO.1: JANUARY, 2021

December 19, 2020

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 458 total views Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 14 Number 1, January, 2021…

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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

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

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

December 8, 2020

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

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

December 8, 2020

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

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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

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

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Causes of vitreous haemorrhage in a tertiary hospital in southern Nigeria

December 8, 2020

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

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

December 8, 2020

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

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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

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

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

December 8, 2020

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