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Factors associated with domestic violence in south-east Nigeria
Summary A cross-sectional survey was carried out at two tertiary health institutions in south-east Nigeria from 1 January 2005 to 31 March 2005 to determine the factors associated with domestic… Expand
Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy in an African population
Objectives: To compare the pregnancy outcome among diabetic and non‐diabetic Nigerian women. Methods: A retrospective case record review of 200 pregnant diabetic patients and control was carried out… Expand
The challenge of grandmultiparity in Nigerian obstetric practice
A retrospective analysis of 733 Nigerian grandmultiparae seen at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) over a 3 year period was carried out. A high incidence of grandmultiparity (11%)… Expand
Pre-term premature rupture of fetal membranes: The dilemma of management in a developing nation
Summary This study aims at evaluating the outcome of pregnancies complicated by pre-term premature rupture of membrane (PPROM) in a developing country and to highlight the problems of managing such… Expand
Maternal mortality in Anambra State of Nigeria
The maternal mortality rate (MMR) in 10 hospitals scattered all over Anambra State in a 5‐year period was studied. The hospitals covered urban, semi‐urban and rural areas. The MMR varied from 1.8 to… Expand
Incidence and Management of Obstructed Labour in Eastern Nigeria
EDITORIAL COMMENT: We accepted this paper for publication to remind readers of the maternal and fetal hazards of obstructed labour in communities where obstetric hospitals still receive a high… Expand
Avoidable maternal mortality in Enugu, Nigeria.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify avoidable factors in maternal mortality in Enugu, Nigeria. STUDY DESIGN A hospital-based descriptive study. METHODS The case records of maternal… Expand
Emergency obstetric hysterectomy in eastern Nigeria.
This study was undertaken to determine the incidence of morbidity and mortality of emergency obstetric hysterectomy at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, and also the modalities for… Expand
Cervical cancer: Socioeconomic implications of management in a developing nation
Summary This study, which assesses the economic, social and psychological implication of radiotherapy treatment of cervical cancer involved interviews with cervical cancer patients (and their… Expand
Blood transfusion and caesarean section in a developing country
Summary Our objective was to review blood transfusion practices during caesarean section in a developing country. An audit of 463 consecutive caesarean sections and blood transfusions over a 3-year… Expand