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Colonoscopy Practice in Lagos, Nigeria: A Report of an Audit
Background. Colonoscopy effectiveness depends on the quality of the examination. Community-based report of quality of colonoscopy practice in a developing country will help in determining standardExpand
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Medication administration errors among paediatric nurses in Lagos public hospitals: an opinion survey.
OBJECTIVE There is paucity of data on paediatric medicine administration error (MAE) in developing countries. This study aimed to investigate the experience of MAEs among paediatric nurses working inExpand
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Latent Autoimmune Diabetes Mellitus in Adults (LADA) and it’s characteristics in a subset of Nigerians initially managed for type 2 diabetes
Introduction Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is an entity characterized by the presence of GAD autoantibodies. LADA is largely understudied and underreported amongst Nigerians withExpand
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Medicines used in pregnancy, childbirth and lactation in a teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria
Objective: Pharmacotherapy during pregnancy, childbirth and lactation is very challenging because only a few medicines have been specifically tested for safety and efficacy during pregnancy. ThisExpand
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Changes in left atrial dimension and function and left ventricular geometry in newly diagnosed untreated hypertensive subjects
Background It is known that a spectrum of changes in structure, size and function of the different chambers of the heart occur in individuals with hypertension. The earliest changes and the sequenceExpand
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The prescribing of generic medicines in Nigeria: knowledge, perceptions and attitudes of physicians
ABSTRACT Generic medicines have the same efficacy and safety as originators at lower prices; however, there are concerns with their utilization in Nigeria. Objective was to evaluate physicians’Expand
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Status of antimicrobial stewardship programmes in Nigerian tertiary healthcare facilities: Findings and implications.
OBJECTIVES The problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is increasing worldwide, with health-related and economic consequences. This is a concern in Africa, including Nigeria, the most populousExpand
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Response to the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic Across Africa: Successes, Challenges, and Implications for the Future
Background The COVID-19 pandemic has already claimed considerable lives. There are major concerns in Africa due to existing high prevalence rates for both infectious and non-infectious diseases andExpand
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Drug and therapeutics committees in Nigeria: evaluation of scope and functionality
ABSTRACT Introduction: Inappropriate use of medicines remains a problem, with consequences including increasing adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and prolonged hospitalizations. The Essential MedicinesExpand
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Factors Influencing Quality of Life and Predictors of Low Quality of Life Scores in Patients on Treatment for Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Cross Sectional Study
There is paucity of information on the quality of life of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Nigeria. This study assessed the factors influencing their quality of life and the independentExpand
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