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Active management of third stage of labour; a survey of providers’ knowledge in southwest Nigeria
Background The disparity between current evidence and practice on active management of third stage of labour (AMTSL) demands assessment of providers’ knowledge on the subject. Objective To assess the level and ...
Misoprostol for induction of labour: a Survey of attitude and practice in South western Nigeria
Background Although supported by research evidence, misoprostol for induction of labour remains contentious. Objective To assess perception and practice of obstetricians regarding use of misoprostol for labour ...
Active management of third stage of labour: evidence versus practice
(Informa Healthcare, 2009)
Objective. To determine the correct use of active management of third stage of labor (AMTSL) (using the full complement of existing standard definitions) and compare the outcomes of third stage of labor in women who ...
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Nigerian Pregnant Women using fifty grams oral glucose challenge test
(West African Journal Of Medicine, 2008)
BACKGROUND: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is frequently associated with adverse pregnancy outcome if not adequately managed. Prompt identification of these women requires a programme of active screening. OBJECTIVE: ...
Intended postpartum contraceptive use among pregnant and puerperal women at a university teaching hospital
Objective To assess the intention to use postpartum contraceptives and factors inXuencing use. Method A total of 423 consecutive consenting women attending the pregnancy and puerperal clinics at a university teaching ...
Effect of Normal and Pre- Eclamptic Pregnancies on Plasma Cholinesterase in Nigerian Women
(Nigerian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2009)
Background: Pre-eclampsia can be devastating and life-threatening for both mother and baby, particularly in developing countries. It is a major cause of maternal and foetal mortality and morbidity. Early diagnosis and ...
Outcome of Term Singleton Breech Deliveries at a University Teaching Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria
(Wolters Kluwer India Private Limited, 2009)
OBJECTIVES: To determine the incidence, review the management as well as the maternal and perinatal outcome of singleton breech presentation at term at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). METHOD: A review ...
Maternal Mortality in Africa
(Friary Press Dorchester UK, 2003-03)
The Acceptance Rate of Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) Amongst Family Planning Clinic Users in Lagos University Teaching Hospital
(Lagos University Medical Society, 2008-10)
BACKGROUND: Intrauterine Contraceptive Device is an effective reversible long-term contraceptive method that is popular and widely used in this environment. OBJECTIVES: To determine the characteristics of women using ...
Gestational Age at Antenatal Booking in Lagos University Teaching Hospital
(Lagos University Medical Society, 2009-07)
BACKGROUND: The role of antenatal care in ensuring improved pregnancy outcome is no longer in doubt. Ensuring early booking for antenatal care can optimize this benefit. OBJECTIVE: To determine the gestational age at ...