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January-June 2017| Vol 19| Issue 1

Original Article

Pattern and outcome of tetanus in a tertiary health facility in Northwest Nigeria

Background: Tetanus, a disease that is largely preventable, is still a major public health problem in the developing world and is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. There is ...

Original Article

Trends in mandibular fractures: A comparison of two cohorts of patients in the same institution 10 years apart

Background: The fractures of the mandible are common facial injuries, and their consequences have remained a burden in dental and oral surgery practice. To review patients with mandibular fra...

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Mild head injury: Criteria for computed tomography scan

Background: Mild head injury (MHI) is the most common type of head trauma, and represents the vast majority of the injuries seen in the trauma unit. Therefore, this study aimed to use the pre...

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Bacterial pathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern in Intensive Care Units of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Nigeria

Background: Nosocomial infections are among leading causes of morbidity and mortality and are associated with increased antibiotic resistance in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). This prospective ...

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Costs of management of injuries in emergency room patients in Ilorin

Background: Injuries pose a significant economic problem to communities in every society. Studies aimed at estimating the costs of management of injuries are very limited in this environment....

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