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Fungal Nail Infections Amongst Cassava (Garri) Processors in South West Nigeria
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Determinants of Vaginal Health: a Comparative Study Between Female Health and non Health Workers in a Tertiary Health Facility
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Retrospective Comparison of the Predictive Ability of SPAN-100 Index, Age, and the NIHSS Score on Acute Ischaemic Stroke 30-day Case Fatality Rate
(Nigerian Society of Neurological Sciences, 2017-07)
Background: Prognostication and risk prediction are important components of acute stroke management. Identification of acute stroke cases with an increased likelihood of adverse outcomes can promote the implementation of ...
A Nationwide Survey of Parkinson's Disease Medicines Availability and Affordability in Nigeria
Background and Objectives: Limited access to medicines can impact negatively on outcomes in people with Parkinson's disease (PD). The study objectives were to determine the availability and assess the affordability of ...
Leucine rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) GLY2019SER mutation is absent in a second cohort of Nigerian Africans with Parkinson disease
(Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2018-12-03)
To date the LRRK2 p.G2019S mutation remains the most common genetic cause of Parkinson disease (PD) worldwide. It accounts for up to 6% of familial and approximately 1.5% of sporadic cases. LRRK2 has a kinase enzymatic ...
Medication Adherence Among Nigerians with Schizophrenia: Correlation Between Clinico-Demographic Factors and Quality of Life
(Pagepress Publications, 2017-03-22)
Medication adherence contributes significantly to symptom remission, recovery and wellbeing in mental illnesses. We evaluated how medication adherence correlates with clinico-demographic factors and quality of life (QoL) ...
Translation and validation of the Rhinosinusitis Disability Index for use in Nigeria
The Rhinosinusitis Disability Index (RSDI) is a validated and reliable measure of severity of chronic rhinosinusitis. The objective of this study was to translate and validate the instrument for use in Nigeria. This is a ...
An Assessment of the Knowledge and Attitudes of Graduating Medical Students in Lagos, Nigeria, Regarding Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
(American Thoracic Society (ATS Journals), 2015-09)
RATIONALE: Symptom scores show that a significant proportion of Nigerians are at high risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea; however, the diagnosis is rarely made in this country. The knowledge of medical students ...
Efficacy of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the management of hydrocephalus in children under 2 years of age: experience from a tertiary institution in Nigeria
(Wolters Kluwer (Medknow), 2015-05)
BACKGROUND: The management of hydrocephalus in developing countries is challenging. Hydrocephalus is a common childhood disorder in developing countries in particular and its management is quite challenging. Ventriculoperitoneal ...
The Promise of Telemedicine for Movement Disorders: an Interdisciplinary Approach
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Advances in technology have expanded telemedicine opportunities covering medical practice, research, and education. This is of particular importance in movement disorders (MDs), where the combination ...