Michael Bimbola Fawale

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BACKGROUND Organ transplantation program in developing countries is still significantly dwarfed. Health workers are undeniably important in the success of transplantation. OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and attitude of health workers toward organ donation in South-West Nigeria with a view to explaining reasons for these shortcomings. METHODS In a(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a primary care population of elderly Nigerians and to determine its correlates. METHODS Clinical and demographic data of 414 elderly individuals in a primary care clinic were obtained. Their risk of OSA was estimated using Berlin questionnaire while Epworth sleepiness scale and the Center(More)
INTRODUCTION Stroke is a major public health problem worldwide. Hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidaemia and smoking are some of the common modifiable risk factors in the occurrence of stroke. Therefore, this study was designed to assess the prevalence and patterns of dyslipidaemia among individuals with acute stroke. METHODS This is a retrospective(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed at determining the effects of seizure severity and seizure freedom on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of people with epilepsy (PWE) in the presence of perceived stigma in a sub-Saharan African culture. METHODS Health-related quality of life was assessed using QOLIE-31 in 93 consecutive adults (56 males and 37 females) with(More)
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