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Recent data indicate that as many as 180,000 patients die each year due to harm suffered as a result of medical care. Between 40 and 60% of these deaths-and the millions of injuries due to medical care-are preventable. In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), neonates' size and fragility makes them especially susceptible to serious medical errors, which… (More)
Aerosol beclomethasone dipropionate was effective in maintaining airway patency in 14 out of 16 steroid-dependent asthmatics. In 3 patients who had significant adrenal suppression on systemic corticosteroid therapy substitution with aerosol beclomethasone led to recovery of adrenal function. From the evidence obtained it is concluded that this aerosol… (More)
Hepatitis B-antigen (HBsAg) was detected in 46.4% of 97 patients with acute viral hepatitis seen at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. The mode of infection was not clear in the majority of cases. It is concluded that type-B hepatitis infection is a frequent cause of viral hepatitis in Nigeria.