Works Under Medical Radiography And Radiological Sciences

Assessment Of Radiation Protection Practices Among Industrial Radiography Personnel - A Case Study Of Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited

ABSTRACTReports of high radiation-related accidents have been associated with industrial radiography than in any other radiography sub-specialty, mainly due to breach of radiation protection practices. This study examines the availability and utilization of radiation monitoring devices, the means of environmental protection during field  operations and the commonly used radiation sources in Saipem Contracting Nigeria limited (SCNL). A descriptive survey design was adopted and convenience...

Assessment Of The Attitude And Perception Of Radiography Students Towards Their Clinical Placement: Acase Study Of University Of Lagos And Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out to assess the attitude of radiography students towards their clinical placement in University of Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. A five-point Likert scale questionnaire was used. The purpose of this study was to find out what radiography students feel about their clinical placement and to determine the level of interest that radiography students show towards their clinical placement while identifying the common factors and differences that infl...

Assessment Of The Knowledge And Utilization Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Among Radiography Students In South East Nigeria

ABSTRACTInformation and communication technology (ICT) has been the most fascinating phenomena that have characterized the 21st century. The growth of these technologies has over the years being accrued to researchers in the field of science and technology. The objective of this research was to determine the knowledge and utilization of ICT among radiography students in south east Nigeria. It is a survey research which involved the population of radiography students in university of Nigeria, ...

Assessment Of The Level Of Hygiene Practice In Ultrasound Laboratotries In Enugu Metropolis

ABSTRACTThe specific objective of this study was to evaluate the standard of cleanliness of intracavitory transducers by Sonographers in Enugu; the exposure to infectious diseases and the specific regulatory guidelines for infection control in ultrasound laboratory.The research was a non-experimental cross sectional study. The sample size was 46 sonographers. The primary source of data was questionnaire. The result shows that 43.48% of  Sonographers clean their intracavitory ultrasound t...

Assessment Of Utilization Of Gonad Shield During Pelvic Radiography In Government Owned Hospitals In Enugu Urban

ABSTRACTGonad shield is one of the most important protective measures used during pelvic radiography to protect the gonad which is very sensitive to radiation. This study on assessment of utilization of gonad shield during pelvic radiography in government-owned hospitals in Enugu urban. The study is  aimed at investigating if there is inconsistency in the use of gonad shield; determining radiographers level of knowledge on the guidelines for use of gonad shield, ascertaining  whethe...

Availability And Utilization Of Radio-Diagnostic Centers In Nsukka Urban

ABSTRACTThe utilization and effect of radio-diagnostic services in Nsukka urban was review over a period of five (5) years at Bishops Shannahan Hospital, Nsukka Medical Center, Chinemelum Hospital, and Faith Foundation Hospital among the thirteen radio-diagnostic center therein.  A study of the particular examinations carried out at the four hospitals showed that the radiological services accessed are conventional radiography and ultrasound examination. In all the sample radio-diagnostic...

Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Of Radiographers Towards Tuberculosis Cases In Three Tertiary Hospitals In Enugu State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACTThe study explores the knowledge, attitude and practices of radiographers towards tuberculosis cases in three tertiary hospitals in Enugu State, Nigeria. It is a descriptive cross-sectional study with the use of questionnaire to obtain information from the radiographers. The survey was carried out between March and July, 2012. This assessed the knowledge, attitude, practice of universal precaution rule and the protective measures adopted when handling a tuberculosis case. A total of 5...

Local Construction Of Battery Powered Dual Face Radiographic Viewing Box With Rotatable Neck And Adjustable Stand

This construction of battery powered dual face radiographic viewing box with rotatable neck and adjustable stand was carried out within Enugu metropolis.TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page - - - - - - - - - iDedication - - - - - - - - - iiAcknowledgement - - - - - - - iiiTable of contents - - - - - - - ivCHAPTER ONEBackground of study - - - - - - - 1Introduction - - - - - - - - - 1Statement ...

Pattern Of Abdomino-Pelvic Computed Tomography Findings In Adult Nigerian Population (A Case Study Of Eko Hospital)

ABSTRACTBackground: Computed tomography has become an important tool in medical imaging to supplement conventional x-rays examination and ultrasonography.Aim: To describe the pattern of abdomino-pelvic computed tomography findings in the adult Nigerian population. (A case study EKO Hospital, Ikeja).Patients and Method: A retrospective study of 195 patients who underwent CT scan at EKO hospital, Ikeja between January, 2011 to March, 2012 was conducted. Statistical Package for Social Science (S...

ASSESSMENT OF MAMMOGRAPHIC SCREENING AWARENESS AMONG FEMALE TRADERS IN ENUGU METROPOLIS, ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACT So far, mammographic screening is the only mode of detection that has been shown to reduce breast cancer mortality (Montazeri et al). Thus unless women are educated about mammography and mammographic screening, the goal of reducing breast cancer fatalities will remain out of reach. The aim of this study is to assess mammographic screening awareness of traders in Enugu metropolis, Enugu state using Ogbete market as a case study. A well structured questionnaire was used for this s...

Pattern Of Ultrasound Detectable Uterine Leiomyomas At Federal Medical Centre, Asaba

ABSTRACTLeiomyomas of the uterus are benign tumours of the smooth muscle and connective tissue in the uterus1 which can cause infertility and led to hysterectomy. This research work is a retrospective research study aimed at determining the pattern of ultrasound detectable uterine leiomyoma at Federal Medical Centre, Asaba from May 2010 to April 2012. The patients that met the inclusion criteria were those that were diagnosed to have uterine leiomyoma.Results show that the type of uterine lei...

Women’s Perception Of Transvaginal Sonography At Image Diagnostics, Portharcourt

ABSTRACTTransvaginal sonography is a later addition to the diagnostic techniques available for the evaluation of the female pelvis and can overcome many of the limitations of traditional transabdominal scanning. Transvaginal sonography involves the placement of the probe within the vagina. This is uncomfortable for most women especially in this part of the world where ethical issues are now a challenge. This may reduce the practicability of transvaginal sonography. There is also reluctance in...

ASSESSMENT OF RADIATION PROTECTION MEASURES IN RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENTS OF HOSPITALS IN KOGI STATE

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out to assess the radiation protection measures in Radiology Departments of Hospitals in Kogi State. The study was carried out to ascertain the radiation protection measures adopted in Kogi State as it has never been done before by any researcher.The research method used is the survey mode carried out through questionnaire. It was a prospective study that covered five (5) hospitals and they include: Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja, Kogi State Specialist H...

ASSESSMENT OF THE RADIOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT BREAKDOWN ON RADIOGRAPHERS (A CASE STUDY OF UNTH, ESUTTH, NOHE, ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACTIt has been observed that during x-ray equipment failure, radiographers seem not to know what to do, there is usually a display of distress observed by radiographers and an immediate call for the services of a technician is made by the radiographers. This work is aimed at assessing the radiological equipment breakdown on radiographers, in knowing their equipments, knowing what they do when an equipment fails, assessing their capability in fixing simple faults and assessing their knowl...

ASSESSMENT OF CARRIER FULFILMENT AMONG PRACTISING RADIOGRAPHERS IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA.

ABSTRACTThis research work tends to assess “An Assessment Of Carrier Fulfillment Among Practicing Radiographers In South East Nigeria”. The objectives of this research study includes: to investigate whether practicing radiographers are able to fulfil their career objectives. To investigate the roles played management of diverse hospitals and healthcare centres in Nigeria to the career fulfilment of practicing radiographers. The researcher made use of both primary and secondary sources of ...


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