C A Usifoh

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250 women selected at random from outpatients of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, were interviewed about their attitudes toward female sterilization by nurses with a standard questionnaire. Factors affecting attitudes toward sterilization were multiple and results are reported as percentages. The(More)
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos commenced training programmes in the use of manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) for the treatment of septic abortion in 1989. The courses were evaluated using pre-tests and post-tests, and those of the participants from the first 5 years were analysed. 142 doctors and 72(More)
A review of 168 patients referred with IUCD related problems was done. The two most common indications for referrals were difficulty at removal (73.8%) and missing/lost IUCD thread 23.8%. In 22.5% (9) of cases referred as missing/lost IUCD, the threads were visible on inspection of the cervix during speculum examination 21.4% (36) of the referred patients(More)
The outcome of pregnancy in 56 patients who had contraceptive failure out of the 5,431 new acceptors at the Family Planning Clinic of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, between 1 January 1981 and 31 December 1989, were analysed. There were 40 IUD, 6 OC, and 4 injectable failures. Three patients had had(More)
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