Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

The cost of treatment of sickle cell anaemia

ABSTRACTHealth care is a necessity and a basic human need. Households or individuals often derived various strategies to cope with large health expenditure. Sickle-cell Anaemia is the most frequent haemoglobin disorder and one of the world’s greatest cause of morbidity and mortality mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. This research work title the cost of treatment of sickle cell anaemia (A case study of General Hospital Katsina) was carried out in General Hospital Katsina, Katsina state Nigeria ...

What will Nigeria do to achieve SDG3 references

SDGs' is the main target of the world to be achieved in 2030. What Nigeria has to do to achieve SDG3 which is "healthy living and well being" are reducing maternal death rate, reducing death rate from road traffic accident and soon.

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease condition that is ravaging the populace today, including Delta State of Nigeria. Dietary habits are implicated in glycaemic control,while a strong network of peer-support has positive impact on self-management behaviour. However, neither diabetes food menu plans nor peer-support network isknown to exist in Delta State public health facilities. The objective of this study is development and evaluation purposes. First is to develop pictographs of indigenou...

DRUGS AND DRUG ABUSE

The purpose of this project is to show the extent of substance abuse in the country.The study aims to show the types of drugs most abused,their extent and the demographic age groups most vulnerable to drug use.

THE LEGALIZATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS IN NIGERIA

Cannabis Marijuana has been a term very familiar with the populace for its negative effects and attributes but the good part of this naturally occurring drug is yet to be explored. This article gets to look at the medical benefits attached to cannabis marijuana and why it should be legalized.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN EFURUN MARKET, UVWIE LOCAL GOVERNMENT. DELTA STATE.

AbstractPoor market sanitation is a serious problem that has contributed to the spread of infectious diseases and environmental degradation in Nigeria.The study evaluated the level of awareness and practice of solid waste management and problem of waste disposal and managementin Effurun market, a leading food stuff market in Uvwie LGA of Delta state. It reviewed some of the formal and informal waste management programmes implemented in the time past and what led to their failure while ...

THE COMPLEMENTARY ROLE OF PRIVATE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: PERSPECTIVES OF THE REGULATOR, PROVIDER AND CARE SEEKERS IN THE UPPER WEST REGION OF GHANA

This study explored the perspectives of regulators, private healthcare providers and healthcare seekers on the complementary role of private sector providers in the Upper West Region of Ghana. A mixed method approach was adopted. Key informant interviews were conducted with regional and district directors of health services as regulators, and managers of private healthcare facilities as providers, while a semi-structured questionnaire was administered to healthcare seekers. The World Health O...

PREVALENCE AND FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR TRAMADOL ABUSE AMONG YOUTHS IN PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL CALABAR.

These study is structurally designed to determine the prevalence and factors responsible for Tramadol Abuse among patients in Federal Neuropsychiatric hospital calabar, Nigeria between 2013 and 2018. It's aimed at determining the sociodemographic characteristics associated with Tramadol abusers and the perceived psychological, and socioeconomic  factor responsible for it's abuse as well as preferring recommendations and interventions for curbing the situation. 

ANALYSIS OF TONGUE PANGOLINS

The macro – and micro - anatomy of the tongue were studied in African pangolins. Eight (8) healthy pangolins, Manis tricuspis, were used in this study. The average body weight and body length were 1449.42 ± 220.15 g, 115.75 ± 6.75 cm respectively.  The average tongue weight and length were determined to be 19.75 ± 0.85 g and 66.38 ± 11.92 cm respectively while the relative tongue weight (RTW) and relative tongue length (RTL) were 1.10% and 56.38% respectively. The findings of th...

Oil spill and associated challenges on aquatic organisms.

The environment of man plays a significant role in the development of man and in determining his health status, no animal or plant has changed the environment as much as man (Mohtadi, 2015). The earth, air, land and water have witnessed man’s devastating activities (Martonas, 2017). In some instances the environment has been altered in a manner that its originality cannot be regained. Today the threat of oil spillage, air pollution, global warming, earthquake, landslides and other natural...

EFFECTS OF BITTER KOLA ON RESPIRATORY SYSTEM(BASICALLY IN RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION) (1)

ARTICLE ON THE EFFECT OF BITTER KOLA ON RESPIRATORY SYSTEM ( IN CASES OF TRACT INFECTION , COUGH AND CATARRH BASICALLY)1) INTRODUCTION2) DEFINITION OF RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION/ DEFINITION OF CATARRH3) SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION(CATARRH BASICALLY)4) EFFECTS IF BITTER KOLA5) EVALUATION FROM INDIVIDUAL THAT TAKE BITTER KOLA DURING (R.T.I) RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION, COUGH AND CATARRH BASICALLY6) CONCLUSION

Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTIONTuberculosis is a disease caused by Bacteria called mycobacteriumtuberculosis, the bacteria usually attacked the lung, but Tuberculosis bacteriacan attack any part of body such as kidney, spine, and brain. If not treatedproperly, tuberculosis can be fatal, tuberculosis was once leading cause of deathin the united state, and TB is spread through air from one person to another, thebacteria are put into air when a person with tuberculosis disease of ...

Gastric Juice as a Diagnostic Sample

Gastric juice is a digestive fluid formed in the stomach and is composed of hydrochloric acid (HCl), potassium chloride (KCl) and sodium chloride (NaCl). Gastric juice analysis is performed by measuring and assessing the contents of a fasting patient’s stomach for acidity, appearance and volume; results from this test may help evaluate suspected peptic ulcer, severe gastritis, Zollinger-Ellison (Z-E) syndrome, H pylori and gastric cancer. However, X-rays and other studies are recommen...

Evaluation of Radiographer`s Knowledge in Management of Unconscious Patient in Radiology Departments in Awka and Nnewi Metropolis Anambra State

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