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Sheryl Zimmerman, Philip D Sloane
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January 2018: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
John E Morley
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December 1, 2017: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
John E Morley
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September 1, 2017: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
H Gill-Thwaites, K E Elliott, R Munday
Over the last 25 years there have been a number of papers highlighting the issues of high rates of misdiagnosis in prolonged disorders of consciousness (PDOC) (Andrews, K., Murphy, L., Munday, R., & Littlewood, C. (1996). Misdiagnosis of the vegetative state: Retrospective study in a rehabilitation unit. BMJ, 313(7048), 13-16; Childs, N. L., Mercer, W. N., & Childs, H. W. (1993). Accuracy of diagnosis of persistent vegetative state. Neurology, 43(8), 1465-1467). Surprisingly, these rates still remain at the same level despite defined criteria for diagnosis (Schnakers, C...
April 18, 2017: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Oluwakemi Odukoya, Mustapha Jamda, Olanrewaju Onigbogi, Nkolika Uguru, Modupe Onigbogi, Funmilola James, Babalola Faseru, Scott Leischow, Olalekan Ayo-Yusuf
Background: Patient medical records are an objective tool for the systematic identification and treatment of tobacco users. The aim of this study was to assess brief intervention tobacco cessation activities documented by physicians in some select tertiary hospitals in Nigeria. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional descriptive study using information obtained from 1588 randomly selected patient records in six teaching hospitals participating in a study to capacitate physicians to deliver brief advice...
August 1, 2017: Nicotine & Tobacco Research: Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
John E Morley
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October 1, 2016: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Dalili Mohammed Shabbal, Mustapha Abubakar Jamda, Ibrahim Tijjani Dalhatu, Muhammad Bashir Abdulrahman, Chris Isichei
BACKGROUND: This study is to determine microalbuminuria in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients before commencement of highly active anti-retroviral treatment (HAART). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Consecutive patients with the HIV infection seen in the HIV counselling and testing (HCT) unit of the Faith Alive Foundation Hospital, Jos, and a similar group of healthy uninfected patients were evaluated for renal disease: Urinary albumin and urinary creatinine were analysed...
November 2014: Nigerian Medical Journal: Journal of the Nigeria Medical Association
John E Morley
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September 2013: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
A P Okwuraiwe, R A Audu, O B Salu, C K Onwuamah, O S Amoo, F A Ige, E H Meshack, P D Jamda, N N Odunukwe, D I Onwujekwe, O C Ezechi, E O Idigbe
BACKGROUND: Among the countries highly endemic for viral hepatitis, Nigeria is found. Information on how triple infected persons (HIV, HBV, and HCV) fare on HAART in the country is lacking. Laboratory based investigation was carried out to assess the virological and immunological parameters of HIV-1 infected patients co-infected with Hepatitis B and C, accessing care at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research. It was a case controlled study. OBJECTIVES: The study aimed to compare the laboratory data of HIV-HBV-HCV patients seen between 2006 and 2009 with HIV-1 monoinfected patients in the same period, on HAART according to the national guideline and followed up for 12 months...
April 2012: West African Journal of Medicine
Abdulkabir A Ayanniyi, Abubakar M Jamda, Kabir B Badmos, Rabi S Adelaiye, Abdulraheem O Mahmoud, Fatima Kyari, Edmund J Nwana
AIMS: To determine awareness and knowledge of ocular cancers in a resource-limited setting. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A descriptive cross-sectional survey (2009) of 1,887 Nigerians using interviewer-administered questionnaire. RESULTS: Respondents were 55.6% males, and mean age was 30 years, SD 9.5. Most respondents (77.8%) had at least secondary education. Fewer respondents were aware of eye cancers (57.1%) compared to cancers in general (73...
November 2010: North American Journal of Medical Sciences
Obiageli Nnodu, Layi Erinosho, Mustapha Jamda, O Olaniyi, Rabi Adelaiye, Lovett Lawson, Folakemi Odedina, Fatima Shuaibu, Theresa Odumuh, Nnenaya Isu, Hauwa Imam, Olumide Owolabi, Nuhu Yaqub, Andrew Zamani
This study aimed to ascertain the knowledge and attitudes of urban and rural dwellers to cervical cancer and HPV in Gwagwalada Area Council of Nigeria. 400 participants aged 15-45 years were selected from Gwagwalada town and the adjourning Giri village to respond to a multi-choice-free response questionnaire designed to obtain information on respondents' biodata, knowledge of STIs, human papilloma virus and cervical cancer, health and communication resources in their communities. This was supplemented by focus group discussions among religious and tribal groups within the urban and rural communities...
March 2010: African Journal of Reproductive Health
J C Daboer, C John, A M Jamda, M P Chingle, C Ogbonna
BACKGROUND: Malaria is a public health problem in more than 90 countries, inhabited by a total of 2.4 billion people, representing about 40% of the world's population. Major trends over the last few decades point to a worsening situation if effective action is not taken. Sadly, this is in spite of enormous efforts and resources that have been invested in its control. The objective of this study was to describe the level of knowledge of malaria as a disease and the practice of its treatment by mothers and caregivers of under five children in Gangare, an urban slum of Jos City, Nigeria...
April 2010: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
J C Daboer, C Ogbonna, M A Jamda
BACKGROUND: Secondary school students are a high risk group for HIV transmission. They could also be easily reached with health education interventions. There is as yet no global consensus on the nature, content and effectiveness of this intervention among this group. It is also not known how effective this intervention is in reducing sexual risk behaviour among secondary school students in our environment. The aim of the study was to find out the impact of HIV/AIDS health education intervention on the sexual risk behaviour of secondary school students...
July 2008: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
Barbara J Messinger-Rapport, Julie Gammack, David R Thomas
The ability to translate clinical research findings or a critical analysis into a publication is essential to disseminate new knowledge, advance the field, and influence patient care. Complete coverage of article preparation and style can be found in texts such as the AMA Manual of Style. Additionally, all major publications provide organizational and content instruction in a "Guideline for Authors" document. This article provides structured information regarding editorial expectations for a medical publication, focusing on the geriatric submission...
January 2008: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
John E Morley, David R Thomas, Julie K Gammack
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January 2007: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
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