Ferdinand Chinedu Maduka-Okafor

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BACKGROUND This study examined the determinants of specialty choice of preresidency medical graduates in southeastern Nigeria. METHODS We used a comparative cross-sectional survey of preresidency medical graduates who took the Basic Sciences Examination of the Postgraduate Medical College in Enugu, southeastern Nigeria, in March 2007. Data on(More)
OBJECTIVE The study was designed to determine the knowledge of eye donation and corneal transplant among final year medical students of The University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC). METHODS Self-administered structured questionnaires were distributed to the members of the final year (graduating) class of the Medical College of UNEC in June 2007.(More)
BACKGROUND The availability and distribution of an appropriate eye care workforce are fundamental to reaching the goals of "VISION 2020: The right to sight", the global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness launched jointly by the World Health Organization and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness with an international(More)
BACKGROUND Ptergium is a frequently encountered clinical entity in ophthalmic practice. Although commoner in the tropics compared with the temperate region, all Ophthalmologists worldwide should be conversant with the clinical features and outcome of various approaches to surgical management. A review of the efficacy of the currently available surgical(More)
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