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January-June 2017| Vol 2| Issue 1


Is acute appendicitis still the most common abdominal surgical emergency

Acute appendicitis is said to be the most common abdominal surgical emergency that reports to a general surgeon, and it is said to occur in all ages including fetus. The incidence of appendicitis is...

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Prevalence of obesity and outcome of weight loss on reproduction: A study among women attending infertility clinic in Zaria, Northern Nigeria

Objective: Obesity is rising in the developing countries because of changing life style, and this has its burden on fertility and its management. This study determined the prevalence of obesi...

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Is 5 IU bolus of oxytocin as effective as 10 IU bolus for control of bleeding during cesarean section under spinal anesthesia?

Aim and Objectives: We sought to compare the hemodynamic effects of 5 international unit (IU) and 10 IU of intravenous (IV) boluses of oxytocin and their efficacy in reducing blood loss durin...

Original Article

Knowledge and perception of patients with sickle-cell disease about primary care providers in Zaria, North-West Nigeria

Background: Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a common disorder worldwide, affecting 2% of the Nigerian population. Patients with SCD require emergency care, especially during crises. However,...

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Reproductive health decision-making among adolescents in public secondary schools in Zaria, North-Western, Nigeria

Introduction: Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a major contributory factor to adolescent morbidity. This is mainly because during adolescence, cognitive, and psychological maturity ...

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Archives of Medicine and Surgery, a publication of the College of Health Sciences, Kaduna State University,is a print + online Semiannual journal.

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