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Volume 8 No 2

MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN SCHIZOPHRENIA: THE ROLE OF FAMILY SUPERVISION, DOSAGE FREQUENCY AND MEDICATION KNOWLEDGE

Henry E. Jombo MBChB,FMCPsych[1], Festus Abasiubong MBBCh,FWACP[1] Department of psychiatry,[1] Faculty of Clinical sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Non adherence to antipsychotic medications in patients with schizophrenia leads to frequent relapses, poor treatment outcome, reduced quality of life and significant increases in healthcare cost in a resource poor country and a healthcare ...

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“AMELOBLASTOMA” – A SURVEY ON THE NEED FOR A MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH APPROACH TO THIS BIOLOGICAL ENIGMA

Ikechukwu U. Madukwe Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology School of Dentistry, College of Medical Sciences University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background:  Ameloblastoma is a strange clinic-histologic contradiction, with an aggressive clinical behavior and benign histological feature.  Enamel organ responsible for the physiological tooth formation is equally responsible for extensive contributions to Oral pathologies.  These pathological processes and ...

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HISTOPATHOLOGICAL CHANGES DUE TO COMBINED ADMINISTRATION OF DOUVIR-NTM AND FOLIC ACID ON THE KIDNEY OF WISTAR RATS

Peter, AI*, Okon, KAI 1.Department of Anatomy University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ABSTRACT Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Drugs like lamivudine, zidovudine, nevirapine are used in combination as highly active antiretroviral therapy to reduce viral load to undetectable level and improve immunity and prolong ...

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FREQUENCY OF FOUR-ROOTED MOLARS IN 1,775 EXTRACTED UPPER MOLAR TEETH: A BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATION OF THIS CHALLENGING CLINICAL ANOMALY

Ikechukwu U. Madukwe Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology School of Dentistry, College of Medical Sciences University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background:  Tooth development starts after the rupture of the buccopharyngeal membrane, establishing communication with the primitive digestive tract.  Tooth development undergoes descriptive stages of initiation, bud, cap, bell and apposition.  Root formation begins after crown formation by ...

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HYPOXIC-ISCHAEMIC BRAIN INJURY SECONDARY TO CARDIAC ARREST FROM SPINAL ANAESTHESIA: A CASE REPORT

Edubio MN, Eyo CS Department of Anaesthesia, University of Uyo/University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury is usually due to cardiac arrest or severe hypotension. The clinical manifestation and outcome will depend on the severity of the initial insult, the promptness and effectiveness of the resuscitation, and the post resuscitation management in the intensive care unit. ...

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VOL.8 NO2 – AUGUST 2015

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 8 Number 2, August, 2015 – ISSN: 1597-7188   Medication Adherence in Schizophrenia: The Role of Family Supervision, Dosage Frequency and Medication Knowledge “Ameloblastoma” – A Survey On The Need For A Multidisciplinary Research Approach To This Biological Enigma Histopathological Changes Due to Combined Administration ...

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