International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: January 2018; 10(1)

January 2018

Health service delivery in selected municipalities in Leyte: Inputs for improved health service delivery

Utilizing  descriptive research design, this study investigated the nature and implementation extent of service delivery related to reproductive health (RH) and tuberculosis (TB) control. Data were gathered using existing data files, survey checklist questionnaires and interview schedule. The questionnaires were pilot-tested then implemented on actual respondents. Findings showed there was adequate number of needed...

Author(s): Miguel E. Mangada

January 2018

The value of C–reactive protein in the diagnosis of septicaemia in children with malaria

Malaria and septicaemia, both major causes of infant and early childhood morbidity and mortality in Nigeria, often co-exist and are difficult to differentiate. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that C-reactive protein (CRP) levels could differentiate between malaria and malaria coexisting with septicaemia. One hundred and fifty-one children aged 6 to 60 months with fever without localising signs and 141...

Author(s): Emmanuel Eyo Ekanem, Ador John Uniga , Cosmas Akataekwe Obiora, Angela Ekanem Oyo-Ita, Helena Martin Omang

January 2018

Descriptive analysis of neoplasias diagnosed as pleomorphic adenoma (PA) that presented at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku-Ozalla Enugu

Pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary gland is described as a slow growing painless benign tumor characterized histologically by its mixed appearance with epithelial and myoepithelial components. It occurs in both the major and minor salivary glands with the parotid gland as the commonest site for the major gland while the palate is the commonest site for the minor glands. This study was conducted to evaluate the clinical...

Author(s): James Onuorah Akpeh, Uchenna Chukwuemeka Okechi, Kenneth Amaechi Agu and Basil Chukwuemeka Ezeanolue