Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

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 gen...

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

ABSTRACTThis 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 employ...

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

ABSTRACTA 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 of ...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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 o...

EVALUATION OF RADIOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT IN A TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTRadiological 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 understudied...

EVALUATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARD POSTERO‚ÄďANTERIOR (PA) CHEST TECHNIQUES

ABSTRACTThis 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  pati...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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 Radiographe...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN THE ECHOCARDIOGRAM OF HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS IN CONQUEST MEDICAL IMAGING CENTRE ENUGU

ABSTRACTBackground: Echocardiography has become and important tool in medical imaging. It is used in the confirmation of heart diseases especially hypertension, in Nigeria major cities using conventional echocardiography done with transoephageal echocardiography.Aim: To describe the pattern of finding in echocardiogram of hypertensive patients in Conquest Medical Imaging Centre, Enugu.Patient and method: a retrospective study of reports of patients who underwent echocardiography in Conquest M...

PERSONNEL RADIATION MONITORING IN SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONIonizing radiation has been employed in the diagnosis of various diseases and treatment since its discovery in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen1. There are many types of ionizing radiation available for either treatment or diagnosis worldwide. Despite wide radiation applications in medicine, it can be hazardous if not properly handled. After interaction of ionizing radiation with biological tissues through various mechanisms, the ions produced by such interactions can affect normal ...

Pediatric imaging unattractive specialty in Radiography

ABSTRACTRadiological imaging is extremely valuable as a diagnostic tool in the pediatric population, but it comes with a number of distinct challenges as compared to the imaging of adults. This is because of the following: It requires dedicated imaging protocols to acquire the images, there is need for sedation or general anesthesia for longer procedures such as MRI, specific training is required for the healthcare personnel involved, thorough knowledge and expertise should be applied for eva...

Perinatal Mortality In Nigeria The State Of The Nation

Nigeria, despite its rich oil wealth has one of the poorest perinatal statistics in the world with perinatal mortality rates ranging from 39 to 130 per 1000. The aim of this review is to describe the state of the Nigerian nation with respect to perinatal deaths, causes of the high perinatal deaths, present interventions in place and ways to reduce this alarming perinatal statistics.Keywords: Perinatal mortality, Nigeria.INTRODUCTION.Perinatal mortality is the death of a fetus in utero after t...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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 psychiat...

STRATEGIES PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF REFUSE MANAGEMENT A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS

INTRODUCTIONA clear environment promotes health and esthetics living man has consistency struggled throughout the ages to keep his environment clean. Generally the task of maintaining a heating environment through good sanitary disposal or waste has a become increasing difficult in west Africa and  most developing countries of the world. This is due to such factors as population explanation rapid urbanization, industrialization increased use prepared (package products, changing lifestyle...


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