Temitope Onile

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the burden and causes of life-threatening maternal complications and the quality of emergency obstetric care in Nigerian public tertiary hospitals. DESIGN Nationwide cross-sectional study. SETTING Forty-two tertiary hospitals. POPULATION Women admitted for pregnancy, childbirth and puerperal complications. METHODS All cases(More)
CONTEXT Placenta preavia is one of the obstetric emergencies associated with maternal mortality and morbidity. It is also a major cause ofprematurity. With prompt and appropriate management the complication can be drastically reduced. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to document the pattern of presentation, mode of management and the outcome of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare immediate and 24-hour postoperative removal of urethral catheters for elective cesarean delivery. METHOD A prospective randomized trial of 200 women admitted for elective cesarean delivery where the urethral catheter was removed 24 hours postoperatively or immediately after the procedure. Urine samples were collected preoperatively(More)
Methods In this randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we recruited women aged 16 years and older with a clinical diagnosis of post-partum haemorrhage after a vaginal birth or caesarean section from 193 hospitals in 21 countries. We randomly assigned women to receive either 1 g intravenous tranexamic acid or matching placebo in addition to(More)
BACKGROUND The Millennium Development Goal 5(MDG-5) aims at reducing Maternal Mortality Ratio MMR) by 75% by the year 2015 as compared with the 1990 estimates. There is paucity of recent information on the pattern of maternal mortality in the north central Nigeria. OBJECTIVE This study aims to document the trend and causes of maternal deaths at the(More)
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