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VOL.14 NO.3: JULY, 2021

June 30, 2021

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 14 Number 3, July, 2021 – ISSN:…

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Postoperative delirium: Addressing the rising scourge in healthcare

June 30, 2021

Abstract The rising global life expectancy comes with challenges relating to the increasing elderly population, including delirium which those with background cognitive…

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Factors associated with participation in Research by Very Early Career Doctors in a Lower Middle-Income Country in Africa: A Multi-Centre Study

June 29, 2021

Ogechukwu Mary-Anne Isokariari1, Musliu Adetola Tolani2, Igbokwe Martin C3, Ugo Enebeli1, Rereloluwa Nicodemus Babalola3, Henrietta I. Monye4, Umar Wasinda Francis5, Selekeowei Peter…

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Hepatoprotective effect of Nescafe in carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in Wistar rats

June 29, 2021

Chukwuedozie F. Nwachukwu Abstract Liver damage is of a growing concern. The study aimed at investigating the effect of Nescafe on carbon…

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Awareness and Enrollment into the National Health Insurance Scheme among Federal Civil Servants in Rivers State, Nigeria

June 29, 2021

Obelebra Adebiyi1 and *Foluke Olukemi Adeniji1 Abstract Background: The increasing cost of health care services and development is a major concern to…

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Knowledge and Risk Factors of Lassa Fever among Household Members in a Rural Community in Edo State, Southern Nigeria

June 29, 2021

Innocent Alenoghena1, Vivian Omuemu2 Abstract Background: Lassa fever (LF) affects about two million people and causes 5000-10,000 deaths annually in West Africa….

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Investigating the effect of selected antiretroviral therapies on serum testosterone and testicular microstructure of Wistar rats

June 29, 2021

Innocent A. Edagha1, Victor A. Umoh2, Aniekan I. Peter1, Ikanna E. Asuquo1, Enobong Udofot3, Kenneth E. Archibong1 Abstract Background: Highly active antiretroviral…

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Obesity among doctors: A pilot study in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

June 29, 2021

Dr Dabota Yvonne Buowari1, Dr Obelebra Adebiyi2, Dr Hope Ilanye Bellgam3, Dr Ufuoma Edewor5, Dr Vetty Agala2,4,5 Abstract Background: Doctors are ambassadors…

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Sexual and reproductive health awareness and practices among the deaf/speech-impaired secondary school students in two cities in Nigeria

June 29, 2021

Uduak-Abasi Idiong,1 Christie D. Akwaowo,2 Idongesit Umoh3 Abstract Background: The World Health Organization estimates that 5% of the world’s population has disabling…

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A randomized comparative study of warm saline mouth rinse protocols for prevention of Alveolar Osteitis following dental extractions

June 29, 2021

Olaniyi Henry Olaitan1, Esezobor Peter Egbor2, Osagie Akpata3 Abstract Background: Warm saline mouth rinse (WSMR) for the prevention of alveolar osteitis (AO)…