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ESTIMATING ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES IN ENUGU NIGERIA

Katchy Amechi Uchenna, Duru Ndubusi, Katchy Somtochukwu

Vol. 27 | Issue 2, 2018 | pp 107-113 | views 55

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UNDESCENDED TESTES: PERSPECTIVE FROM A DEVELOPING COUNTRY

Ekenze SO, Esom EA, Nwangwu EI

Vol. 27 | Issue 4, 2018 | pp 294-299 | views 4

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PROFILE OF HAND INJURIES IN A SPECIALIST HOSPITAL IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY

Mba UC, Nnabuko REE, Okwor BC

Vol. 26 | Issue 3, 2017 | pp 278-283 | views 60

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CHALLENGES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF GLAUCOMA IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY; A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF PROVIDERS' PERSPECTIVES

Adekoya B J, Adepoju F G, Moshood K F, Balarabe A H

Vol. 24 | Issue 4, 2015 | pp 315-322 | views 71

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MAJOR LIMB AMPUTATIONS: A 5YEAR RETROSPECTIVE STUDY IN A REGIONAL TRAUMA CENTRE

Katchy Amechi Uchenna, Duru Ndubuisi, Katchy Somtochukwu

Vol. 27 | Issue 3, 2018 | pp 277-281 | views 69

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CHALLENGES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CERVICOFACIAL NECROTIZING FASCIITIS IN A DEVELOPING ECONOMY: OUR EXPERIENCE

Umeanuka Obiora T, Okechi Uchenna C, Chukwuneke Felix N

Vol. 25 | Issue 4, 2016 | pp 368-373 | views 55

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RETROSPECTIONS ON ROAD TRAFFIC INJURIES AS A SOCIAL BURDEN: THE ROLE OF PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION INITIATIVES IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY

BACKGROUND Road traffic injuries are a major cause of trauma related morbidity and mortality in our modern society.They have since been recognized as disease entities on their own, as well as a societal problem of serious public health concern. AIM The aim of this review article is to promote the understanding of road traffic injuries as both a social burden and a disease entity and to highlight suggested measures capable of curtailing the menace that these injuries pose to human population. METHOD A review of the literature on the subject of road traffic injuries as both a social problem and disease entity was done. Historical perspectives, epidemiological information, causative factors and preventive measures were extracted and presented. RESULT Human factors contribute to 95% of road traffic accident. Current deaths from road traffic injuries account for 2.2% of the global mortality affecting all age groups. Health education and enforcement of legislation are key measures in combating road traffic injuries. Keywords: Road traffic injuries,disease,social burden,health education,retrospections

Vol. 24 | Issue 2, 2015 | pp 169-174 | views 61

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TONSILLAR ENLARGEMENT IN APPARENTLY HEALTHY ADULTS IN A RURAL COMMUNITY IN NIGERIA

Segun A. Ogunkeyede, Ayotunde J . Fasunla, Oyedunni S. Arulogun, Olawale A. Lasisi

Vol. 27 | Issue 3, 2018 | pp 260-264 | views 53