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Ketoacidosis at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents: frequency and clinical characteristics
BackgroundDiabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially life-threatening acute complication of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Although the frequency of DKA as first manifestation of T1DM is higherExpand
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Clinical profile of children presenting with measles in a Nigerian secondary health-care institution
The prognosis of measles is determined largely by host factors. The objective of this study is to document the clinical profile (host factors) of children presenting with measles in a NigerianExpand
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Discharge of hospitalized under-fives against medical advice in Benin City, Nigeria.
  • A. Onyiriuka
  • Medicine
  • Nigerian journal of clinical practice
  • 1 September 2007
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of discharge against medical advice (DAMA) among under-fives in Benin City, document reasons for these discharges and suggest ways of reducing its occurrence. Expand
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Anthropometry and Menarcheal Status of Adolescent Nigerian Urban Senior Secondary School Girls
Background Age at menarche is a significant indicator of growth and sexual maturation in girls. During adolescence, anthropometry provides a tool for monitoring and evaluating the hormone-mediatedExpand
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Analysis of stillbirths in a Nigerian mission hospital.
  • A. Onyiriuka
  • Medicine
  • Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine
  • 28 January 2010
BACKGROUND In Nigeria, perinatal mortality remains a major health problem with the balance heavily tilted towards the stillbirth component. Knowledge of the relative importance of the differentExpand
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Incidence of delivery of low birthweight infants in twin gestations.
  • A. Onyiriuka
  • Medicine
  • Nigerian journal of clinical practice
  • 1 October 2010
BACKGROUND Twin gestations are commonly associated with delivery of low birthweight infants. Despite the fact that Nigeria has the highest incidence of twinning in the world, there is paucity ofExpand
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Weight status and eating habits of adolescent Nigerian urban secondary school girls
Background. Obesity in adolescence is common, and eating habits are a key determinant. Eating habits in adolescence often differ substantially from those in any other phase of life. Objective. ToExpand
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Evaluation and Management of The Child with Failure to Thrive
In this review article, the definition, aetiology, evaluation, differential diagnoses, management, prevention and prognosis of failure to thrive are discussed. Failure to thrive (FTT) is a commonExpand
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Pediatric discharge against medical advice: experience from a Nigerian secondary healthcare institution
Background: Often, discharge of children against medical advice has a negative effect on the well-being of the patient. To determine the prevalence of discharge against medical advice (DAMA) amongExpand
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Perinatal Outcome in Patients With Pre-Eclampsia in Benin City, Nigeria
Objective: To determine the prevalence of pre-eclampsia and examine its influence on perinatal outcome among Nigerian women. Methods: Among 3780 deliveries over a two-and-half year period, 212Expand
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