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Neurocognitive impairment in HIV-1-infected adults in Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the burden of HIV neurocognitive impairment (NCI) among adult patients on and off antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS Estimates were derived from aExpand
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Prevalence and Correlates of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) in Northwestern Nigeria
HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) are common among HIV-positive individuals. This study explored the prevalence and correlates of HAND in Nigeria. 80 HIV-positive and 40 HIV-negativeExpand
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Adherence to Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Adherence to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is not clearly defined. This meta-analysis determines the prevalence and predictors of adherence to ACT. Twenty-five studies and sixExpand
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Prevalence of traditional cardiovascular risk factors among Nigerians with stroke
Summary Stroke is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The case fatality rates from stroke are two- to three-fold higher in sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, than in theExpand
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Sex disparities in outcomes among adults on long-term antiretroviral treatment in northern Nigeria.
BACKGROUND There are conflicting reports of sex differences in HIV treatment outcomes in Africa. We investigated sex disparities in treatment outcomes for adults on first line antiretroviralExpand
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Efficacy of antimicrobial lock solutions in preventing catheter-related blood stream infection in haemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective randomised controlled
Background: Catheter-related blood stream infection (CRBSI) contributes to morbidity and mortality among patients on haemodialysis (HD). We carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis to assessExpand
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Ibrahim D Gezawa Andrew E Uloko 1 Baffa A Gwaram Daiyabu A Ibrahim Ejiofor T Ugwu 2 Idris Y Mohammed 3 1Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria; 2Department of Medicine,Expand
Anti-hypertensive prescription pattern among general medical practitioners in Kano, Northern Nigeria
Background: General medical practitioners are responsible for providing care for most hypertensive patients in developing countries, including Nigeria. Concerns have been raised about the pattern ofExpand
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Pattern of Obesity Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes at a Tertiary Healthcare Center in Northern Nigeria
Purpose Type 2 diabetes poses a major global health threat both in the developed and developing countries. Factors responsible for the soaring epidemic of T2DM in the developing countries includeExpand