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Prospective Study of Coroner's Autopsies in Benin City, Nigeria
It was showed that in Nigeria, with an increasing acquisition of dietary and life style habits of the developed western world, there is becoming a concomitant risk of deaths from road traffic accidents and sudden unexpected natural deaths from hypertensive cardiovascular disease.
Morbidity and mortality among road users in Benin-City, Nigeria.
- M. Nzegwu, A. A. Banjo, W. Akhiwu, J. Aligbe, C. Nzegwu
- MedicineAnnals of African medicine
- 1 September 2008
Occupants of cars accounted for the singular most common category of morbidity and mortality among all road users and the commonest autopsy finding as cause of death was intra-cranial hemorrhage.
Homicide and suicide in benin city, Nigeria
A review of homicides and suicides as they occurred in Benin City, Nigeria over a period of two years was carried out with respect to age, sex and methods employed. Homicides and suicides form 19%…
A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PAEDIATRIC MEDICOLEGAL AUTOPSIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, BENIN CITY, NIGERIA.
A review of all medicolegal autopsies involving children between ages 0 to 14 years seen in the department of Histopathology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital between January 1990 and December 2009 found deaths due to respiratory infections, gastroenteritis and malaria were responsible for most of the deaths.
Influence of Alcohol on Road Traffic Accident Morbidity and Mortality in Benin-City Nigeria. A One-Year Study
Fractured skull with intracranial heamorrhage remained the most common cause of death 50 (96.2%).
Evaluation of diagnostic performances of visual cervical inspection with acetic acid and colposcopy in Benin city, Nigeria.
The data suggests that colposcopy performs better than VIA in the diagnosis of cervical neoplasia, however, VIA still has a vital role to play in population-based screening in the authors' environment.
Childhood Orbito-Ocular Tumours In Benin City, Nigeria - A 25 year Histopathological Review
Retinoblastoma is the most common childhood orbito-ocular tumour in this environment as seen at University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City, Nigeria.
Analysis of Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality amongst Pedestrians involved in Road Traffic Accident in Benin City
The paper tabulates results with respect to number/percentage, sex, blood alcohol levels, age, type of vehicle involved, as well as morbidity patterns and mortality, which represent 15.6% of all accident cases.
The science and knowledge of forensic odontology: repositioning the dentist in the legal environment
This paper was based on a survey of the knowledge of forensic odontology among professionals in medicine, dentistry, law and the law enforcement agents and shows low level knowledge among the professionals.
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD): a 10 year review of clinicopathological features of cases seen at University of Benin Teaching Hosptial, Benin City.
The findings emphasize the need for careful assessment of all pregnant women in the early trimesters, the importance of histological examination of products of abortion, proper education of these patients before they are discharged and involvement of social workers in contact tracing as a means of preventing the sequele of GTD.