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Factors associated with the knowledge, practice and perceptions of contraception in rural southern Nigeria.
TLDR
Effective educational and counseling interventions are likely to improve providers' and consumers' knowledge and subsequent uptake of contraceptive usage, despite high level of awareness.
Antenatal determinants of oro-facial clefts in Southern Nigeria.
TLDR
Public health education programmes and advocacy activities geared towards raising awareness of the identified risk factors for the development of cleft lip and or cleft palate would go a long way to obviate the occurrence and reduce the burden of orofacial cleft in Nigeria.
Prevalence and determinants of utero-vaginal prolase in southern Nigeria
TLDR
A retrospective review of service delivery records of 21 women who presented with u-v prolapse at the gynaecological unit of University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital found that there is a need for public health education geared towards enlightening the populace on the need for antenatal care and supervised hospital delivery.
A decade of hysterectomy in a tertiary hospital in urban Niger-Delta region of Nigeria.
TLDR
Hysterectomy in this centre is a fairly safe procedure and there is paucity of skills for vaginal and radical procedures, but training is advocated with a view to reducing the presently high morbidity rate.
Coitally Related Traumatic Injury of the Female Genital Tract in a Nigerian Urban Setting: A-5 year review.
TLDR
Nulliparity, low levels of education, non-consensual and premarital sex with little or no foreplay were strongly correlated with the risk of coital trauma.
Umbilical Cord Coiling Index in Women of South-Eastern Nigeria
TLDR
This study conceptualized to determine the UCI values of parturients, and to identify the clinicodemographic variables and associated pregnancy outcomes in those at risk of having an abnormal UCI, as it is believed that this will help identify relevant interventions that will improve pregnancy and perinatal outcomes.
Magnesium Sulphate for management of Eclampsia in low income countries
TLDR
Primary prevention, consisting of antenatal care and the early recognition and treatment of preeclampsia and eClampsia remain the principal measures for reducing the burden of the disease in many countries.
Perforated duodenal ulcer in the immediate puerperium following caesarean section
TLDR
With subsequent pulmonary oedema, water intoxication, hyponatraemia, hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy, cord rupture with neonatal haemorrhage and pneumonia, such potential complications illustrate that neonatal resuscitation equipment should always be readily available.
O719 Factors associated with the knowledge, perceptions and practice of Pap smear screening for cervical cancer in Southern Nigeria
TLDR
IUD with levonogestrel was used as comfortable method to avoid long term usage of hormone and/or surgical treatments in premenopausal patients.
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