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July-December 2020| Vol 22| Issue 2

Original Article

Perception and attitude of school teachers toward children with disability in an urban community, Northwest Nigeria

Background: Teachers are known to be possibly the closest observers of school children and can play a contributory role in detecting disabilities early in children. Also attitudes of teachers...

Original Article

Neonatal fungal sepsis in Jos North-Central Nigeria

Background: Fungal sepsis in neonates is still one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality despite advances in health care. This study aimed to characterize fungal agents of sepsis in ...

Original Article

Prevalence and pattern of sleep disorder among final year medical students in a teaching hospital in sub-Saharan Africa

Background: Sleep is a very important physiologic process which is necessary to maintain a state of well-being. Apart from causing insomnia and hypersomnolence, sleep disorder has been shown ...

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Pattern of tracheostomy-related complications and its determinants in Kano: a ten-year single institution experience

Background: Tracheostomy is the surgical creation of an opening into the trachea. Reported complication rates of tracheostomy are varied and depends on the study design, study population, pat...

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Neonatal outcomes following caesarean section in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, North-west Nigeria

Background: Type of anaesthesia is believed to have a role in neonatal outcomes at birth. Regional anaesthesia is thought to have a better neonatal outcome. We assessed the APGAR scores of ne...

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ISSN - Print: 2276-7096,
Online: 2468-8185

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ISSN - Print: 2276-7096,
Online: 2468-8185
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