Pattern of death in a Nigerian teaching hospital; 3-decade analysis.

  title={Pattern of death in a Nigerian teaching hospital; 3-decade analysis.},
  author={Augustine Abiodun Adeolu and Olukayode Adeolu Arowolo and Olusegun Isaac Alatise and Steven A Osasan and Luqman Adeleke Bisiriyu and Evelyn Omoniyi and William Olufemi Odesanmi},
  journal={African health sciences},
  volume={10 3},
BACKGROUND In developing countries such as Nigeria, limited resources require that health priorities be selected wisely and death-related research is clearly warranted. The aim of this study is to provide a comprehensive report on the various causes of death in our center from 1978 to 2006. METHODS This was a descriptive, retrospective study of all deaths recorded at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex (OAUTHC), Ile - Ife, Osun State in Southwest Nigeria from 1978 to… CONTINUE READING

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