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Volume 9 No 1

VOL 9 NO 1 – FEBRUARY 2016

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 9 Number 1, February, 2016 – ISSN: 1597-7188 Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Group B Streptococcus in Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care in A Nigerian Urban Hospital Surgical Management of Tuberculosis Induced Destroyed Right Lung with Pathologic Dextrocardia at UNTH, Enugu (A Case Report) ...

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THE ROLE OF THORACIC EPIDURAL ANALGESIA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF BLUNT CHEST INJURIES IN A RESOURCE-POOR SETTING – A CASE REPORT

Etta. OE[1]*,  Anyanwu P[2], Edubio MN[1],  Ekpe EE[2]. [1]. Department of Anaesthesia, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. [2]. Department of Anaesthesia, University of Uyo/University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. ABSTRACT Background: Chest trauma is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, accounting for about 25% of all trauma death. Motor vehicle accident is ...

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BIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF ORAL HEALTH SUBSCRIBERS IN BOTH TERTIARY AND SECONDARY HEALTHCARE CENTRES: A POSTMORTERM ANALYSIS AND POLICY IMPLICATION

Madukwe I. U. Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ABSTRACT Oral health and dentistry in Africa have been afflicted by the problems characterizing the world’s developing regions, such as poverty, malnutrition, high incidence of infectious diseases and child mortality, lack of oral health policy, and inadequate national ...

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BIOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BODY WEIGHT AND BLOOD PRESSURE –A ONE YEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PATIENT IN ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY CLINIC, UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL

Madukwe I. U. Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ABSTRACT Back ground: Overweight and high blood pressure are topical and challenging issues in healthcare but less stressed in dental care. Aim:The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between body weight and blood pressure in ...

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SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS INDUCED DESTROYED RIGHT LUNG WITH PATHOLOGIC DEXTROCARDIA AT UNTH, ENUGU (A CASE REPORT)

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Nwafor IA, Eze JC, Ezemba N, Onyekwulu FA and Ngene CN National Cardiothoracic Center of Excellence, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Chronic lung diseases like relapsed pulmonary tuberculosis can lead to many complications such as unilateral perenchymal destruction of the lung, pulmonary aspergilosis, scar adenocarcinoma of the lung, lung abscess or bronchiectasis among others. This reported ...

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PREVALENCE AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS OF GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS IN PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CARE IN A NIGERIAN URBAN HOSPITAL

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I. A Onwuezobe1, R. A. Effiom[1] [1]Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Uyo, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background: Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is one of the common microbial agents causing urogenital infections in women of reproductive age especially pregnant women; it is also a common cause of neonatal infections in the world. Objective: To determine the prevalence and associated risk ...

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