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PRODUCTION AND USES OF PROTEIN HYDROLYSATES AN REMOVAL OF BITTERING PRINCIPLES IN IT

CHAPTER  ONEINTRODUCTIONDefinition:    Protein hydrolysate could be defined as the end product of protein hydrolysis using chemical and enzymic methods.Protein hydrolysate have many uses in specialty foods such as non allergenic infant formular, diets foods and other special nutritional foods.The drawback of many hydrolysates such as Soya or Casein hydrolysates is the bitter taste that develops when they are hydrolysated into small peptides with protease enzymes.Protein maldigestion which...

Halitosis Among Student In Shehu Idris College Of Health Science And Technology, Makarfi, Kaduna State

ABSTRACT Infact, the aim of this study is to create awareness on the Halitosis among students in SICHST Makarfi Local Government Area, Kaduna State. Halitosis or most commonly bad breath are terms used to describe noticeably unpleasant odor exhaled in breathing. Halitosis is a condition affecting both male and female in all ages, Halitosis can cause by eating of certain foods, like cooked eggs, garlic, onions, smoking and drinking alcohol, which when absorbed into our blood stream, are transf...

A Research Study On Attitude Of Nurses Towards Relapse Prevention Among Psychiatric Patients In Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Barnawa, Kaduna

ABSTRACT The problem of every hospital when the targeted objective is not achieved is that there is something wring either with health care givers, the patients or the general public. In order to improve the standard of health of the patients and keep them progressively fit. The reason why such lapse are present here to be sought and the remedy met in order to achieve the set objective of the hospital.  This study is based on the Attitude of nurses towards Relapse prevention among psychiatri...

EVALUATIION OF THE CHALLENGES OF PAEDIATRIC RADIOGRAPHY IN THE TERIARY INSTITUTIONS IN ENUGU METROPOLIS AND THEIR SOLUTIONS

ABSTRACT The main purpose of any patient that comes to the hospital is to get healed or health condition improved. On the other hand, it is the obligation of the Radiographer to ensure that image of diagnostic value is obtained. Radiographic examination of the padediatric comes with its peculiar challenges, which the radiographer must overcome in the quest to get image of diagnostic quality. The research method used is a non-experimental survey method. The population of study is 52 Radiograph...

EVALUATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARD POSTERO–ANTERIOR (PA) CHEST TECHNIQUES

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the compliance with standard postero-anterior (PA) chest Techniques in University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku Ozalla.  A total of 375 assessment sheets were used in this study.  The age  range of  patients whose  their  chest radiographs participated  in this study  ranged  from (1-10) years to (70-80) years with the female radiographs being much in number tan that  of  male  patients. Form hundred assessment sheet were used b...

EVALUATION OF RADIOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT IN A TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Radiological Equipment Maintenance (REM) has been described as an integral component of Quality Assurance (QA) for the Radiological Equipments (REs). This is vital as it keeps the RE in optimum condition to aid clinicians in diagnosis. The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, which is a tertiary health institution centrally located to attend to the health needs of the masses especially in the South-East and South-South regions of Nigeria was understudi...

EVALUATION OF THE DIAGNOSTIC YIELD OF MRI IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF BRAIN TUMOUR

ABSTRACT The aim of this research is to evaluate the diagnostic yield of MRI in the diagnosis of Brain tumour, at National Hospital, Garki Abuja. It is a retrospective study, which evaluated the diagnostic yield of MRI in the diagnosis of Brain tumour, the sensitivity, Specificity, and accuracy of the Imaging Procedure in the Management of Brain tumour. The study also showed the male and female distributions of brain tumour cases in the period of February 2009 and March, 2012. A total number...

IDENTIFYING THE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ATTITUDE OF RADIOGRAPHERS TO THEIR PROFESSIONAL BODY

ABSTRACT A professional association is usually a nonprofit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public. The roles of these professional associations have been variously defined. Activities and events organized by these organizations facilitate better interaction amongst members while at the same time providing opportunities for promoting and identifying common professional or industry interests. Association o...

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF MAMMOGRAPHIC SCREENING AMONG FEMALE STAFF OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS

ABSTRACT This research was carried out to assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Mammographic Screening among Female Staff of University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC) in view of the low record of this population at the mammographic Unit of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla. Both academic and non-academic female staff within the age range of 35-64 employed by the University of Nigeria constituted the population of this study. Quota sampling technique was empl...

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES OF PREGNANT WOMEN TOWARDS ROUTINE ULTRASONOGRAPHY IN ENUGU URBAN USING UNTH AND PARKLANE HOSPITAL

ABSTRACT This study aimed at finding out the knowledge, attitudes and practices of pregnant women towards routine sonography.       A prospective cross sectional Survey method was adopted. The data was collected through self-administered among 180 respondents and 176 were returned duly completed. The data collected was analysed using descriptive statistics.       The present study shows that most of the women who present for antenatal care have general knowledge of ultrasound scan (9...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN MRI STUDIES OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN PORT-HARCOURT URBAN

ABSTRACTMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been hailed by many a finding as the imaging modality of choice in the diagnosis of both focal and non-focal neurological disorders. And for this reason, it has increasingly the first modality of recourse for almost any disorder of the CNS where it is available. However, prognosis of central nervous system diseases is poor in the third world countries such as Nigeria because it is not known/documented, the pattern of occurrence of findings in MRI o...

PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE HEALTH EFFECT OF RADIATION EMITTED FROM TELECOMMUNICATION MAST

This study proposes to research the awareness of the public on the health effect of radiation emitted from telecommunication mast. Since the major effect of this radiation emitted from telecommunication mast is stochastic on living cell, more attention will be paid on mast located in residential and school premises where children and youth are predominant. LIST OF TABLES Table 1: Classification of gender………………………………………..……42 Table 2: Educational Statue …�...

RADIOGRAPHIC DETERMINATION OF SEX DIFFERENCES IN ISCHIOPUBIC MEASUREMENT

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to determine and compare the pubic length, ischial length and ischiopubic indices among the people of Enugu State of Nigeria. Anterioposterior radiographs of 94 adult pelvis (of age range, 18-70 years) were evaluated. Ninety four of the radiographs (50 males and 44 females) were those from Enugu state of Nigeria. The morphological   measurements were pubic length, ischial length and ischiopubic index. The mean values of pubic length, ischial length and isch...

ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS GUIDELINES FOR ABDOMINAL RADIOGRAPHY REQUESTS: ASSESSMENT OF REFERRING CLINICIANS’ ADHERERNCE

ABSTRACT Plain abdominal radiography is believed to be over utilized as an investigation for acute abdominal complaints. Because of this, the Royal College of Radiologists published guidelines in order to minimise inappropriate requests. The aims of this research were to determine the level of referring clinicians’ adherence to these guidelines while making referrals, to determine whether professional status of the referring clinicians influences their adherence to the guideline, and final...

THE EFFECTS OF LOW DOSE X-RAY ON THE EPIDIDYMA SPERM CELLS OF RATS

ABSTRACT This study examines the effects of low dose x-rays on the pH, sperm count, and sperm motility of the epididymal sperm cells of wistar rats. An experimental survey (case control study design) was adopted and a purposive sampling technique was used to select the species of mammals used for the experiment while a convenient sampling technique was used to select a nearby animal farm and a simple random technique was used to select the population of the male rats used. The population wer...


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