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Patients' satisfaction with services obtained from Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Northern Nigeria.
OBJECTIVE Periodic patient satisfaction surveys provide feedback to hospital management and staff regarding the quality of services rendered. These surveys have become routine as part of totalExpand
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Magnitude and leading causes of in-hospital mortality at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, northern Nigeria: a 4-year prospective analysis.
BACKGROUND Population based mortality data are scarce especially in developing countries including Nigeria. Despite its limitations, hospital mortality analysis assesses the quality of health-careExpand
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A survey of weight perception and social desirability of obesity among adults in Kano Metropolis, Northern Nigeria.
BACKGROUND Obesity and its complications are emergent health challenges in developing countries including Nigeria. We determined the concordance of perceived with measured weight and assessed theExpand
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Cancellations of elective surgical procedures performed at a Teaching Hospital in North-West Nigeria
Background: Cancellation of cases on the scheduled day of surgery leads to inefficient utilization of operating theater space, waste of valuable workforce, and scarce resources for patients andExpand
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Knowledge, attitude and practice of modern contraception among women of reproductive age in urban area of kano, north-western nigeria
Background: The contraceptive prevalence is on the rise worldwide as more people have become informed and aware with a positive attitude toward its practice. This study, therefore, investigates theExpand
Visual impairment among commercial intercity vehicle drivers in Dutse , Jigawa State , Nigeria
  • Usman Shehu Ibrahim, R. Jalo, +8 authors Taiwo Amole Gboluwaga
  • 2020
Good vision is an essential component of safe driving and it is one of the most important requirements for commercial drivers. Little is known about the visual acuity of commercial drivers and theExpand
Awareness, Acceptability and Barriers to the Utilization of Modern Methods of Family Planning Among Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Bayero University, Kano
Background: Contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) is generally very low in Nigeria, but particularly lowest in northern Nigeria. Barriers to access and utilization have been variously studied, butExpand
Knowledge, attitude and preferred method of family planning among men living in an Urban Slum in Kano, Nigeria
Context: Male involvement in family planning (FP) has a direct influence on their spouse's attitude towards the use of modern contraceptives. Aims: The aim was to determine the knowledge, attitudeExpand
Personal and food hygiene practices of subsistence food vendors operating in Kano metropolis, northwestern Nigeria -
Background: Foodborne diseases are on the increase throughout the world due to poor attention given to personal and food hygiene measures by both lawmakers and people in charge of food preparation,Expand
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Knowledge of occupational hazards, and safety practices among butchers in Kano metropolis, Kano State, Nigeria
Abattoir work is associated with significant public health hazards that result in occupational related diseases or aggravate the existing ill-health of non-occupational origin. This study assessedExpand