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July-December 2018| Vol 20| Issue 2

Review Article

Fever: A friend or a foe

The concept of fever is an interesting subject that has intrigued clinicians for centuries. As pain is an important stimuli to withdraw from a noxious stimuli that may be potentially harmful, so is ...

Review Article

The effect of health insurance on maternal and child health: A systematic review

Background: There has been increased interest in improving access of the rural poor to essential healthcare through community-based health insurance schemes to create an alternative from the ...

Review Article

What’s in your hands? A systematic review of dietary assessment methods and estimation of food sizes in a Primary Care Clinic

Introduction: Many patients with noncommunicable diseases such as obesity are attended to in Family Practice Clinics where quick dietary assessment along with estimation of food sizes as part...

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Pregnancy-associated breast cancer: An institutional experience

Introduction: Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy in pregnant women. Pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PABC) is defined as breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy and the fi...

Original Article

Job satisfaction among healthcare workers at a district hospital in Plateau State, Nigeria

Background: Job satisfaction has been identified as a key factor determining patient satisfaction in health care organizations. This study was undertaken to assess the job satisfaction index ...

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