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Down syndrome in diverse populations
(Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2017-01)
Down syndrome is the most common cause of cognitive impairment and presents clinically with universally recognizable signs and symptoms. In this study, we focus on exam findings and digital facial analysis technology in ...
Pre- and Post-ductal oxygen saturation among apparently healthy low birth weight neonates
(Wolters Kluwer - Medknow, 2017-10)
Introduction: Reference values of oxygen saturation (SpO2) to guide care of low birth weight neonates have been obtained mainly from Caucasians. Data from African newborns are lacking. To determine the pre‑ and post‑ductal ...
Management of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children: Clinical practice guidelines by the Paediatrics Association of Nigeria (PAN)
(Paediatric Association of Nigeria, 2015)
Against the background of the subsisting high childhood mortality indices in Nigeria, vis-a-vis the global efforts in the last 10 years to stem the tide (as articulated in the Millennium Development Goals), there has ...
Follicular Bronchiolitis in a Nigerian Female Child: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Small airways diseases are not uncommon in childhood. They account for about 28.4% of hospital admissions for lower respiratory tract infections in South West Nigeria, most of which are due to respiratory syncytial virus ...
Obesity and elevated blood pressure among adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
(BMC Public Health, 2012-08-07)
Background: Childhood obesity and associated hypertension are major public health concerns globally. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity and the associated risk of high blood pressure among ...
Heart failure in children
(Green & Cherished, 2013)
Prospective audit of perinatal mortality among inborn babies in a tertiary health center in Lagos, Nigeria
(Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications, 2011-01)
Background: The perinatal mortality rate remains an important indicator of maternal care and maternal health and nutrition, and also reflects the quality of obstetric and pediatric care available. The causes of most of the ...
Correlation of cardiac troponin T level, clinical parameters and myocardial ischaemia in perinatal asphyxia
(Paediatric Association of Nigeria, 2013)
Introduction: Resource limitation in developing countries may preclude access to cardiac troponin-T assay thereby necessitating reliance on clinical judgment for identification of hypoxic myocardial cellular injury. Objectives: ...
Nutritional Assessment and Maternal Perception of Toddler Body Size using Toddler Silhouette Scale in Nigeria a Developing Country
(Global Health and Education Projects, Inc., 2018)
Background and Objectives: The toddler silhouettes scales have been validated in the caucascian population in developing countries but in the African population, the use of these scales is yet to be evaluated. The aim of ...
Acute bacterial meningitis in a developing country: diagnosis related mortality among paediatric patients
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 1998-01)
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of late diagnosis and other factors on outcome of paediatric bacterial meningitis (BM) and recommend appropriate intervention. DESIGN: Case series. SETTING: University of Calabar ...