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Gynecological malignancies in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano: a 3 year review.
OBJECTIVE To study the pattern of gynecological malignancies in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective observational study carried out in the GynecologyExpand
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An assessment of stillbirths in a tertiary hospital in northern Nigeria
  • E. Ugwa, A. Ashimi
  • Medicine
  • The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine…
  • 27 August 2015
Abstract Objective: This study was undertaken to determine the stillbirth rate and causes in Birnin Kudu, North-west, Nigeria. Method: This was a retrospective study. It involved 705 women whoExpand
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Caesarean section and perinatal outcomes in a sub-urban tertiary hospital in North-West Nigeria
Objectives: This study was undertaken to review the caesarean section rate and perinatal mortality in Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu from 1 st January 2010 to 31st December, 2012. Materials andExpand
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Maternal anthropometric characteristics as determinants of birth weight in north-west Nigeria: prospective study
  • E. Ugwa
  • Medicine
  • The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine…
  • 1 March 2015
Abstract Objective: This study was undertaken to determine the sensitivity and specificity of anthropometric measurements in predicting birth weight. Methods: This was a prospective study.Expand
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Group versus individual antenatal and first year postpartum care: Study protocol for a multi-country cluster randomized controlled trial in Kenya and Nigeria.
Background: Antenatal care (ANC) in many low- and middle-income countries is under-utilized and of sub-optimal quality. Group ANC (G-ANC) is an intervention designed to improve the experience andExpand
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Awareness, practice, and predictors of family planning by pregnant women attending a tertiary hospital in a semi-rural community of North-West Nigeria
Background: Nigeria′s maternal and perinatal health status is still among the poorest in the world, with a poor contraceptive prevalence rate and a high fertility rate. Aim: The aim of this study wasExpand
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Estimation of fetal weight before delivery in low-resource setting of North-west Nigeria: can we rely on our clinical skills?
Abstract Objective: To compare the accuracy of sonographic versus clinical methods of fetal weight estimation in a low-resource setting. Methods: This was a prospective study. Ethical clearance andExpand
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Fertility desire and utilization of family planning methods among HIV-positive women attending a tertiary hospital in a suburban setting in Northern Nigeria
Background: One of the pillars of prevention of Mother to child transmission (MTCT) of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) involves prevention of pregnancy or delaying pregnancy until when it isExpand
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Determinants of Choice of Place of Delivery among Women Attending Two Referral Hospitals in Kano North-West Nigeria
Background: Women are often unable to choose for themselves when, where, and from whom to seek care. This study was undertaken to determine factors that influence a woman's choice of place ofExpand
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A Narrative Review of Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction among Nurses in Africa
Background: There is a renewed interest in job satisfaction among healthcare workers including nurses in Africa and the West African sub-region due to the perception that global shifts in theExpand
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