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When getting there is not enough: a nationwide cross-sectional study of 998 maternal deaths and 1451 near misses in public tertiary hospitals in a low-income country.
(British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2016)
Objective To investigate the burden and causes of life-threatening maternal complications and the quality of emergency obstetric care in Nigerian public tertiary hospitals. Design Nationwide cross-sectional study. Setting ...
Comparative effectiveness and acceptability of home based and clinic-based sampling methods for sexually transmissible infection screening in females aged 14-50 years: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2013)
Background: Home-based sampling is a strategy to enhance uptake of sexually transmissible infection (STI) screening. This review aimed to compare the screening uptake levels of home-based self-sampling and clinicbased specimen ...
The burden of severe maternal outcomes and indicators of quality of maternal care in Nigerian hospitals: a secondary analysis comparing two large facility-based surveys
(British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2019)
Objective To compare severe maternal outcomes (SMOs) from two multi-centre surveys in Nigerian hospitals, and to evaluate how the SMO burden affects quality of secondary and tertiary hospital care. Design Two facility-based ...
Twin Pregnancies in Sub-Saharan Africa- Lagos experience
(Informa UK Ltd, 2012)
A total of 2,879 deliveries were conducted within 2 years and 92 were twin deliveries constituting 3.2% or 1 in 31 deliveries. The mean age and parity was 30.4 ± 3.9 years and 1.3 ± 1.4 respectively. Male infants constituted ...
Fetal macrosomia at a Tertiary care centre in Lagos, Nigeria
(Lagos University Medical Society, 2015-04)
Background: Large babies have attracted immense attention as they present obstetric problems with associated increase in perinatal morbidity and mortality. The major risk of fetal macrosomia is trauma to the fetus ...
Prevalence of Chlamydophilia Pneumonia antibodies in women with Pre-Eclampsia in Lagos, Nigeria
(West African Medical Journal, 2012)
BACKGROUND: The precise aetiology of pre-eclampsia has remained unknown. It is still a major contributor to maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between preeclampsia ...