Kazeem Babatunde Yusuff

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Objective To describe the pattern of anti-diabetic drug prescribing; ascertain the level of glycemic control, adherence with prescribed anti-diabetic medications, and diabetes self management practices among patients with type-2 diabetes in a tertiary care setting in Nigeria. Setting University College Hospital (UCH); a 900 bed teaching hospital with(More)
Objective To assess the frequency and evaluate the factors underlining self-medication with orthodox and herbal medicines among pregnant women in Ibadan, Nigeria. Setting Antenatal clinics at the major antenatal care facility in Ibadan, south-western Nigeria. Methods A prospective cross-sectional study with a pre-tested 15-item structured questionnaire over(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate physicians' prescribing of anti-hypertensive drug combinations in a tertiary care setting in southwestern Nigeria, determine the degree of usage of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor-based combinations and identify specific points of intervention to improve outcomes of anti-hypertensive combination therapy. METHODS A(More)
The study set out to identify the strategies for public drug supply in Nigeria, assess its functionality, and recommend appropriate means to ensure regular availability of safe, efficacious, good quality and affordable essential drugs at public health facilities. The investigation was carried out at the Directorate of Pharmaceutical services, Federal(More)
PURPOSE To describe the drug utilization pattern among hypertensive patients in a tertiary care setting, assess the short-term outcome of anti-hypertensive drugs usage and identify points for future intervention to improve outcomes. METHODS A cross sectional retrospective drug use review was conducted between 1st June and 31st August 2002 on randomly(More)
AIMS To determine the impact of a physician's specialty on the frequency and depth of medication history documented in patient medical records. METHODS A cross-sectional assessment of the frequency and depth of medication history information documented by 123 physicians for 900 randomly selected patients stratified across Cardiology, Chest, Dermatology,(More)
Objectives To determine the frequency, types and severity of medications use-related problems among medical outpatients in a tertiary care setting in southwestern Nigeria. Setting Medical outpatient clinics of a 900-bed Teaching Hospital located in Ibadan, Southwestern Nigeria. Methods A prospective cross-sectional medication use review was conducted by ten(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of pharmacists' participation on the frequency and depth of medication history information documented in a developing setting like Nigeria. METHOD The study consisted of two phases. The first phase was a baseline cross-sectional assessment of the frequency and depth of medication history information documented by physicians(More)
PURPOSE The study set out to investigate the frequency of institutionalized patients' drug history documentation in a tertiary care setting in Nigeria and identify opportunities for intervention to improve documentation. METHOD A cross-sectional retrospective study was carried on June 1st to August 31st 2002 at a 900-bed tertiary care facility located in(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the indications for which treatments were promoted, the segments of population targeted, and the type and extent of advertising appeal used for over-the-counter (OTC) products in a Nigerian urban setting. METHODS Using a cross-sectional design, the content of advertisements for OTC products on radio, television, and billboards in a(More)