Patrick U. Njoku

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Scan this QR code with your smart phone or mobile device to read online. EU. Medication adherence and blood pressure control amongst adults with primary hypertension attending a tertiary hospital primary care clinic in Eastern Nigeria. Afr Background: As the case detection rates of hypertension increase in adult Nigerians, achieving target blood pressure(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this paper is to review hernioplasties done for inguinal hernias in a rural private hospital, bringing out the socio-demographic and clinical pattern and to sensitize surgeons and family physicians in our environment about the possibility of making hernioplasty a standard of care for inguinal hernias. METHOD The records of(More)
BACKGROUND Effective reduction of malaria morbidity and mortality in Nigerian children under the age of five depends to a large extent on family biosocial factors. Although, the awareness of insecticide treated bed nets (ITNs) is reportedly high and increasing in Nigeria there remain large gaps between awareness, possession and use by families with children(More)
TEN is a rare cutaneous drug reaction associated with high morbidity and mortality. The underlying pathogenic mechanisms are poorly understood. Development of an effective treatment algorithm has been hampered by the low incidence of this disorder, incomplete knowledge of the mechanisms of epidermal death, and lack of large controlled trials to evaluate(More)
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