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Effect of cold face stimulation on cerebral blood flow in humans
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In humans, activation of the diving reflex by a cold stimulus to the face results in bradycardia, peripheral vasoconstriction and an increase in blood pressure. However,Expand
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Hypertension-Related Admissions and Outcome in a Tertiary Hospital in Northeast Nigeria
Cardiovascular disease has reached near epidemic proportion in sub-Saharan Africa, and systemic hypertension (SH) remains the driver of cardiovascular complications. We studied hypertension-relatedExpand
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Pattern and outcome of medical admission of elderly patients seen at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin.
The elderly are increasingly been hospitalised into medical wards in Nigeria and little information is currently available on this group of patients. The objective of this study was to describe theExpand
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Profile and causes of mortality among elderly patients seen in a tertiary care hospital in Nigeria.
BACKGROUND Old age is one of the factors associated with increased risk of dying when admitted to hospital. Therefore, aim of this study was to examine causes and pattern of death among elderlyExpand
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Antihypertensive drug utilization and conformity to guidelines in a sub-Saharan African hypertensive population.
BACKGROUND Despite availability and usage of wide array of antihypertensive drugs, blood pressure has remained poorly controlled in most health care settings particularly in Africa. The cost of theseExpand
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Prevalence and determinants of erectile dysfunction among people with type 2 diabetes in Ilorin, Nigeria.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and determinants of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) among men with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy-seven adult men with Type 2Expand
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Ownership and utilisation of long lasting insecticide treated nets following free distribution campaign in South West Nigeria
Introduction Malaria has proven to be the most horrendous and intractable amongst the health problems confronting countries in the sub-Saharan Africa. This study aims to determine the ownership andExpand
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Prevalence of stroke in three semi-urban communities in middle-belt region of Nigeria: a door to door survey
Introduction The burden of stroke has been projected to increase for developing countries, but data are limited, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. This necessitated this study to determine the strokeExpand
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Interest in neurology during medical clerkship in three Nigerian medical schools
BackgroundThis study sought to ascertain perception of Nigerian medical students of neurology in comparison with 7 other major medical specialties. To also determine whether neurology was theExpand
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Lung cancer awareness and anticipated delay before seeking medical help in the middle-belt population of Nigeria.
SETTING Ilorin metropolis in the middle-belt region of Nigeria. OBJECTIVES To determine the awareness about warning signs and risk factors for lung cancer and the anticipated delay before seekingExpand
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