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Antibiotic sensitivity pattern of uropathogens from pregnant women with urinary tract infection in Abakaliki, Nigeria
Background Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection during pregnancy and a significant cause of perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality. The causative bacteria haveExpand
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Pattern and determinants of domestic violence among prenatal clinic attendees in a referral centre, South-east Nigeria
Summary Gender-based violence, though deeply entrenched in some cultures and religions, has remained a neglected area in health research in South-east Nigeria. This study assessed the prevalence,Expand
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Prevalence, Pattern and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy at Abakaliki Southeast Nigeria
Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most common type of violence against women. It is a major public health problem and violates the fundamental human rights of women. Aim: ToExpand
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Awareness and Practice of Breast Self-Examination among Market Women in Abakaliki, South East Nigeria
Background: Breast cancer is the most common female malignancy and commonly associated with high levels of morbidity and mortality in developing countries due to late presentation. BreastExpand
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Investigating Maternal Mortality in a Public Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
Background: Maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa has remained high and this is a reflection of the poor quality of maternal services. Aim: To determine the causes, trends, and level of maternalExpand
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Higher-order multiple births in Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria.
INTRODUCTION Higher-order multiple births have implications for perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to determine the incidence and outcomes of higher-order multipleExpand
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Sociocultural impediments to male factor infertility evaluation in rural South-east Nigeria
Summary This study evaluated the rate and factors influencing male uptake of infertility investigations. Infertility constituted 11.2% of all new gynaecological consultations in the centre during theExpand
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The role of unorthodox and traditional birth care in maternal mortality
Many pregnant women see unorthodox medical providers in labour before presentation to the modern medical facilities after obstetric complications have arisen. This study evaluates the contribution ofExpand
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When getting there is not enough: a nationwide cross‐sectional study of 998 maternal deaths and 1451 near‐misses in public tertiary hospitals in a low‐income country
To investigate the burden and causes of life‐threatening maternal complications and the quality of emergency obstetric care in Nigerian public tertiary hospitals.
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Menstruation in rural Igbo women of south east Nigeria: attitudes, beliefs and practices.
Many cultures hold on to different beliefs and retain community-defined restrictions for menstruating women. The Igbo society of southeast Nigeria is rich in culture, myths and superstitions but,Expand
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