Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

Bill of Entry

A simple lead paper on hospital bills of entry and methods of approach to making up bills on different aspects of health practice and management.

Environmental Impact Analysis of Dumpsites on The Geographical Element (Soil and Water). A Case Study of Anka Local Government.

                                                     Abstract The Comparative assessment of environmental impact analysis of dumpsites on the geographical element; soil and water. The study will show the effect of dumpsites on the health of an individual in the community. Three water samples will be collected that are nearness to the dumpsites and analyze for physicochemical parameters, following parameters pH, electrical conductivity EC (µs/cm), total dissolved s...

Fundamental Expertise to Improve Patient Care

The nursing profession can make a difference between life and death of a patient, it can also have an emotional impact on the lives of the patient and family, therefore, it is expedient for a caregiver to possess critical skills and competencies that will make them lifesavers rather than angels of death. The four fundamental responsibilities of nurses are: to promote health, to prevent illness, to restore health and to alleviate suffering. Life is irreplaceable! Entrusting such a valuab...

Lubricating Properties of Co-processed Coconut oil in Paracetamol Tablet Formulation

ABSTRACT Objective: Lubricants are additives which reduce friction and so essential components of drug formulation. This piece of work was initiated to evaluate coconut oil as a co-processed lubricant in the formulation and compression of paracetamol tablets in comparison with magnesium stearate￾talc as standard lubricant. Methods: Various concentrations 0.5, 1.5, 2.0 and 2.5% w/w lubricant mixtures of magnesium stearate-talc (MT), coconut magnesium stearate-talc (C...

THE ANATOMICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE HALLUX

The purpose of the human foot is to support and control the direction of the weight as it falls forwards during the stance phase of locomotion and of great importance to the forefoot width and the stabilizing role of the foot is the position and function to the big toe

Knowledge of stress induced hypertension, prevalence and treatment of hypertension among trader's in Otukpo metropolis

1.1 ABSTRACT.High blood pressure is on rise globally affecting more women than men in many developing countries. It is the leading cause of mortality worldwide and hospitalization in Nigeria-Africa. Kearney. P.M. (2012).According to Aronow and Rysz (2011),the knowledge of the predisposing risk factor is vital in the modification of lifestyle behavior conducive and stress promotion to an optimal cardiovascular health abnormalities. Measuring and appropriately dissemination of the knowledge of ...

MEDICATION ADHERENCE TO ANTI-RETROVIRAL THERAPY AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS ATTENDING COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND RESEARCH CENTRE

INTRODUCTION Background to the StudyAIDS is Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, a disease caused by the Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV). The illness interferes with the immune system and makes victims vulnerable to opportunistic infections that exploit clients’ immunosuppressant statuses (CDC, 2011). HIV infection affects the immune system. The immune system is the body's defense against infections by microorganisms (such as very small bacteria or viruses) that get past the skin an...

DETERMINANTS OF ROUTINE IMMUNIZATION UPTAKE AMONG CHILDREN AGED 12- 23 MONTHS IN INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS SETTLEMENTS OF BAUCHI STATE NORTH EAST NIGERIA

ABSTRACTRoutine Immunization has been a cost-effective public health intervention that significantly reduced morbidities and mortalities associated with VPDs in children. Despite the remarkable improvement in its global coverage, Nigeria is far below the WHO recommendation of 90% which might have contributed significantly to the recent Measles, Pertussis and polio epidemics within the country especially in the North eastern region where insurgency have resulted in the internal displacement of...

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE PATTERNS OF HEAVY METAL TOLERANT BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM A WETLAND INUNDATED BY URBAN RUNOFF

In this study, the heavy metal tolerance and antibiotic resistance patterns of bacteria isolated from Oroma wetland in Port Harcourt, Nigeria were investigated. The response of bacterial species isolated from the wetland to some selected heavy metals (zinc, lead, copper and iron) was investigated on basal medium containing different concentrations of the metals.  The isolated bacteria were identified based on their colonial, microscopic and biochemical characteristics and belonged to followi...

EFFECT OF WHITE CABBAGE (Brassica oleracea) AQUEOUS EXTRACT ON OXIDATIVE STRESS IN PRE-DIABETES – INDUCED MALE ALBINO RATS

In recent years, there has been profound interest in the role of oxidative stress in the precipitation of pre- diabetic condition (1) and there are reports of oxidative stress increasing in patients with diabetes mellitus (2). Oxidative stress results when reactive forms of oxygen are produced faster than they can be safely neutralized by the body antioxidant mechanisms (3). Various researches have shown that it affects the level of serum insulin and cause insulin resistance which are pathoph...

Awareness and Knowledge of Type2 Diabetes Patients on Dietary Management in Sobi Specialist Hospital, Alagbado, Ilorin, Kwara State

ABSTRACTThis research project was assessing the Awareness and Knowledge of type2 Diabetic patients on Dietary management: A case study of Sobi specialist Hospital. The research’s general objective was research design used in this study was descriptive research design. The sample size used in this   study   was  79  respondents  out   of   100  patients   attending   the   study   area,   derived   using Cochrane form...

Factors Associated with Psychoactive Substance Use among In-School Adolescents in Zaria Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria: a Cross-Sectional Study

Background: The use and abuse of psychoactive substances among adolescents pose serious health problems in society. It iscrucial to ascertain the factors predisposing adolescents to this in order to enable action by stakeholders. This study was conductedto determine the prevalence and factors associated with psychoactive substance use among in-school adolescents in Zaria LocalGovernment Area (LGA) of Kaduna State, Nigeria.Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in nine seco...

Novel clustering algorithm on population flow distribution and risk evaluation of coronavirus Oyekan Oluwatobi

AbstractThe emergent disease coronavirus (COVID-19) has raised global concern since its outbreak and official declaration by the world health organization (WHO) as a pandemic. Coronavirus is a respiratory illness that spreads through droplets and the incremental morbidity has raised concern. The coronavirus became a concern in Nigeria on February 27, 2020 when an Italian was reported as the index case in Lagos. Since the first outbreak, there have been several strategies and precautionary mea...

Covid 19 : A Medical Crises.

This paper is on the pandemic Covid 19. Covid 19 is a viral infection which can be contacted by touch and through air. In this novel work the danger of social distancing was stressed. 

TEAM WORK AMONG HEALTH PROFESSIONALS; AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR ENHANCING QUALITY PATIENT CARE

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle Table of contentIntroductionObjectivesConcept of team spirit Stages of team developmentTheories of team workTypes of team in healthcareBenefits of team workChallenges of team workWays of encouraging team workCharacteristics of an effective teamWays of resolving conflict in a teamSummaryConclusionRecommendationsReference


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