African Journal of
Medical and Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Med. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2384-5589
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMHS
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 78

Table of Content: June 2023; 23(3)

June 2023

Use of the partograph among obstetric care providers in government healthcare facilities in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Globally, Nigeria is one of the countries experiencing worst maternal mortality crisis. Despite its recognition as a major public health issue, the maternal mortality statistic is still on the increase and is not commensurate with the effort of the stakeholders. In developing countries, the use of the partograph for labor management is very low among nurses, midwives and doctors working in most of the primary and...

Author(s): Uko Njoku Ottah, Enembe Oku Okokon, Nta Obono Okoi, Ubong Bassey Akpan, Aniekan Jumbo Etokidem, Inyang Udeme Asibong and Udeme Essien Asibong  

June 2023

The knowledge, attitude and practice about ionizing radiation among nurses working in Orthopaedic theatres in a tertiary care centre in Sri Lanka

This study is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice about ionizing radiation among nurses who are working in Orthopaedic theatres in Teaching Hospital-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. A descriptive cross-sectional study included all nursing officers working in Orthopaedic theatres. A self-administered, pretested, content-validated questionnaire has been used to collect the data. After the initial data collection, a...

Author(s): Chandrarathne D.K.S.J, Kalaventhan P, Dishanth S, Irshad M.I.N, Vimalarajan R, Jayarathne A.S.N and Bopitiya D.M.C.L.B  

June 2023

Gastro-protective effect of palm kernel (Eleasis guinensis) oil enriched diet on indomethacin induced gastric ulcer in rats

Palm kernel oil (PKO) resembles coconut oil in preparations and both are the only sources of lauric oil available on the world market. It has been shown to be used to control diseases such as cancer, obesity, and immune disorders, as an anti-aging and antioxidant agent. The present study investigated the gastric protective property of PKO against indomethacin-induced gastric ulceration in rats. 20 male Wistar rats were...

Author(s): Kolawole Tolunigba Abisola, Oluwatayo Beatrice Olatundun, Ilochi Ogadinma, Asiwe Jerome, Nwachuchukwu David and Dapper Datonye Victor