Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

The Effect of Extracts of Raphia Vinifera Fruit Mesocarp on The Hematological Parameters of Wistar Albino Rats

ABSTRACTThis study is aimed at determining the effect of methanol and ethanol extracts of Raphia vinifera fruit mesocarp on the hematological parameters of Wistar albino rats. Twenty one (21) healthy male Wistar rats (166-274g) were randomly assigned into three groups (n=3) thus: control, methanol and ethanol groups with 50mg/kg, 100mg/kg and 1000mg/kg dosages. Both methanol and ethanol groups were treated with daily oral administration of 0.1ml of the extracts for 14 days. Blood sample...

Diagnostic and Treatment Approach of Complex Sleep Apnea Syndrome (ComSAS) Case Presenting with History of Snoring, Daytime Sleepiness, and Falling Asleep at Traffic Light

Prevalence of complex sleep apnea syndrome (ComSAS) is growing after its true characterization and clinical presentation, which enhances an appropriate diagnostic approach for its better treatment and outcome. Complex sleep apnea is a form of sleep-disordered breathing in which patients have respiratory control dysfunction and upper airway obstruction; it often clinically presents as central sleep apnea (CSA) and is mostly seen in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients during the initial phas...

Incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood and Adulthood

ABSTRACT This study titled “the incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder “ADHD” was carried out in ECWA School of Nursing on student nurses as a study group for the research. The major objective is to explore, determine and analyze the incidence rate of the occurrence of this disorder and also considered secondary purpose is the awareness of the study group and the society at large about ADHD.  Non – experimental Descriptive methodology was the style whereby seventy ques...

Family Planning Among the Educated Women in Northeastern Nigeria;

Abstract Family planning is the decision of a couple to either delay child birth or limit childbirth through the use of contraceptives (NDHS, 2013). It has significant impact on the health of mothers and children, and it reduces cases of complication associated with pregnancy and child birth. Nigeria continues to record very slow progress in CYP and CPR; this can be connected to the very high level of myths and misconceptions associated to it. Researchers, FP programmers, governments...

Patients Satisfaction with Health Services Under National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)In Nigeria

Abstract Patients satisfaction has come to stay as a measure of health systems’ performances all over the world, the world health organization recommend periodic patient satisfaction surveys as a measurement and evaluation tool with the aim of improving the functioning of health systems. In Nigeria, the NHIS was established to improve health seeking behavior, access to healthcare and to reduce out of pocket spending; it is compulsory for all federal level civil servant. This study ...

KNOWLEDGE, PERCEPTION AND UTILISATION OF PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING SERVICES AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL MALE TEACHERS IN IBEJU-LEKKI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, LAGOS STATE

ABSTRACTProstate cancer (PC) is the most commonly diag Inosed cancer among Nigerian men; yet screening for early detection of the disease is not a common practice. Few studies have documented prostate cancer screening practices and its antecedents among Nigerian men. This study therefore investigated the knowledge and perception of PC and utilisation of prostate cancer screening services among secondary school male teachers in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area (ILGA), Lagos State.A descriptiv...

Nuclear force

  It is well established that the forces between nucleons are transmitted by mesons. According to the meson theory, the quantitative explanation of the nuclear forces was extremely tentative and incomplete. But this theory presents a valuable point of view. It is fairly certain now that the nucleons within nuclear matter are in a state made rather different from their free condition by the proximity of other nucleons .Charge independence of nuclear forces demand the existence of neu...

Traditional Chinese Medicine in Asthma – a Systematic Review of their Mechanism of Actions

Introduction: Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that results in the inflammation and narrowing of airways. The lack of curative therapies for asthma has led to an increased use of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) worldwide. This review aims to evaluate the mechanism of action (MOA) of TCM for used for treatment of asthma. Methods: A systematic review was conducted in Medline®, Embase®, CENTRAL®, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI®) and WanFang® for TCM used for asthm...

The Assessment of The Effectiveness of Magnesium Sulphate in The Management of Pre-Eclampsia

1.0. INTRODUCTIONOVERVIEW OR BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYPre-eclampsia is defined as hypertension accompanied by proteinuria, usually occurs during the second half of pregnancy and causes complications in 20-80% of pregnancies. It is a hypertensive disorder occurring usually often 20 weeks of gestation. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are not distinct disorder but the manifestation of spectrum of clinical symptoms of the same condition. In pre-eclmpsia, hypertension and protein urea are present and wh...

Safe Anaesthesia For the Elderly Patients

ANAESTHESIA FOR THE ELDERLY PATIENTS INTRODUCTION According to Kumar P. (2008,) geriatric patients are more sensitive to anaesthetic agents. Less medication is usually required to achieve a desired clinical effect, and drug effect is often prolonged. The most important outcome and overall objective of preoperative care of geriatric population, is to speed recovery and avoid functional decline. An important principle must be kept in mind when dealing with an elderly patient. Aging involves a p...

The Assessment of Midwives Responses to Obstetrics Emergencies

 INTRODUCTION                   This chapter will introduce the sub-heading of the research work as follows: background of the study, statement of problem, objective of the study, significance of the study, research questions, scope of the study, areas of study and delimitation and operational definition of terms.1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYEmergency obstetric management are a set of life saving...

Prevalence of Breast Cancer Among Women Aged (15-49 Years)

INTRODUCTION1.0 Background of the studyThis chapter describes the Background of the study, the statement of the problem, objectives of the study, Research Questions, significance of the study, scope/delimitation of the study and Operational definitions of terms.The development of the human breast begins during gestation but is not complete at the time of birth. Further development and differentiation of breast tissue occurs over time and especially in puberty, continuing through the reproduct...

The Role of Nurses in Policy Formulation

Introduction and Conceptual Exploration:   The essence of administering or managing an organization is about decision-making, policy formulation and implementation. Organization leadership (public or private) function and operates the system based on known and clearly stated policy guidelines. Policy is thus formulated as the framework that informs organization structure, management pattern, operational processes and relationships to achieving the corporate organizational set goals an...

Coarctation Of The Aorta

COARCTATION OF THE AORTAINTRODUCTIONCoarctation of the aorta are also called aortic narrowing is a congenital condition where by the aorta is narrow, usually in the area where the ductus arteriosus become ligamantum arteriosum after regression. Coarctation are common in aortic arch. The arch may be small in babies with coarctation. Other heart defects may also occur when coarctation is presents, typically occurring on the left side of the heart. When a patient has coartation, the left ventric...

Parents Knowledge on The Impact of Vernal Conjunctivitis Among Children Aged 3-16 Year

INTRODUCTION1.0 IntroductionThe eye is an organ of sight; it is a cystic structure which keeps it distended by the pressure inside it. Although generally referred to as the globe.The eyeball is not a spare but consist of two modified spare fused together. The cornea is a part of the anterior smaller portion with a radius of 7.8mm while the sclera is the pat that is the posterior larger spare with radius of about 12mm.The eye is a special organ of sight which comprises the eyeball, optic nerve...


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