Works Under Medical Radiography And Radiological Sciences

Assessment Of The Awareness Of Screening Mammography Among Women Of Child Bearing AGE (A Case Study of Female Secondary School Teachers in Government Owned Secondary Schools in Isiala Ngwa So

This research was done with the aim of assessing the level of awareness of women of child bearing age (20 – 55 years) in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia state, Nigeria, about screening mammography. This was in view of the increased incidence and mortality among women with breast cancer. Self-administered questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection. 123 female secondary school teachers were recruited for the study; however 117 respondents completed and return...

Assessment Of The Knowledge And Attitude Of Radiographers Towards The Adoption Of ‘Red Dot’ System Practice In Accident And Emergency Radiological Cases. (A Case Study Of The Three Tertiary H

This study sought to determine radiographers’ knowledge of red dot system in Nigeria; to determine if there is any factor (s) that militates against the adoption of the red dot system practice in Nigeria and to find out the attitude of Nigerian radiographers towards the adoption of the red dot system practice. The survey study involved 46 radiographers working in the three tertiary hospitals in Enugu, Enugu state. Data was collected using a structured questionnaire which in addition to demo...

Assessment Of The Knowledge Of Utilization Of Brain CT By Physicians In Management Of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Complication: A Case Study Of UNTH

This study sought to ascertain the knowledge of utilization of brain CT in management of sickle cell disease.  It also assessed doctors; their knowledge of SCD possible brain complications, and established the need for enlightenment in the indispensable role of CT in management of SCD patients.  The survey study involved 222 medical doctors in UNTH.  Data was collected using a structured questionnaire which in addition to demographic data collected information on knowledge of t...

Evaluation Of Challenges Encountered By Newly Qualified Radiographers In Their Early Clinical Practice

This research was performed to obtain consensus of opinion on the new radiographers’ challenges in early practice in order to ascertain their level of proficiency, improve alignment between education curriculum and workplace requirements, and to improve condition of practice.Method: sixty-one respondents were surveyed (18 new and 43 old radiographers ). The questionnaire assessed the new radiographers’ challenges against a number of items derived from published radiography standards by th...

THE EFFECTS OF LOW DOSE X-RAY ON THE EPIDIDYMA SPERM CELLS OF RATS

ABSTRACT This study examines the effects of low dose x-rays on the pH, sperm count, and sperm motility of the epididymal sperm cells of wistar rats. An experimental survey (case control study design) was adopted and a purposive sampling technique was used to select the species of mammals used for the experiment while a convenient sampling technique was used to select a nearby animal farm and a simple random technique was used to select the population of the male rats used. The population...

Evaluation Of Diagnostic Values Of Dental Radiography In The Management Of Dental Pathologies In Federal Medical Centre Asaba

This non-experimental restrospective study was aimed to obtain information on the diagnostic value of dental radiography in the assessment of dental pathologies. And also the findings when dental radiography is compared with clinical examinations. It was conducted at Federal Medical centre Asaba. A total of 130 dental cases were reviewed. The results of this research showed that dental radiography had more diagnostic yield than clinical evalution. It was found that clinical examination had mo...

ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS GUIDELINES FOR ABDOMINAL RADIOGRAPHY REQUESTS: ASSESSMENT OF REFERRING CLINICIANS’ ADHERERNCE

ABSTRACTPlain abdominal radiography is believed to be over utilized as an investigation for acute abdominal complaints. Because of this, the Royal College of Radiologists published guidelines in order to minimise inappropriate requests. The aims of this research were to determine the level of referring clinicians’ adherence to these guidelines while making referrals, to determine whether professional status of the referring clinicians influences their adherence to the guideline, and finally...

Evaluation Of The Attitude Of Radiographers Towards Geriatric Patients In Three Tertiary Hospitals In Enugu States

The study aims at evaluating the attitude of radiographers towards the geriatric patients using three tertiary hospitals in Enugu urban which includes University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), National Orthopaedic Hospital Enugu (NOHE) and Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH). The objectives of this study are: a) to determine the attitude of radiographers towards geriatric patients, b) to determine which gender of radiographers have a more specific attitude towards geriatric...

RADIOGRAPHIC DETERMINATION OF SEX DIFFERENCES IN ISCHIOPUBIC MEASUREMENT

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to determine and compare the pubic length, ischial length and ischiopubic indices among the people of Enugu State of Nigeria. Anterioposterior radiographs of 94 adult pelvis (of age range, 18-70 years) were evaluated. Ninety four of the radiographs (50 males and 44 females) were those from Enugu state of Nigeria. The morphological   measurements were pubic length, ischial length and ischiopubic index. The mean values of pubic length, ischial length and i...

Assessment Of The Level Of Practice Of Personnel Radiation Monitoring In Diagnostic Radiology Centres In Lagos State

To assess the level of practice of personnel radiation monitoring in diagnostic radiology centres in Lagos State.INTRODUCTIONIonizing radiation has been employed in the diagnosis of various diseases and treatment since its discovery in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen1. There are many types of ionizing radiation available for either treatment or diagnosis worldwide. Despite wide radiation applications in medicine, it can be hazardous if not properly handled. After interaction of ionizing radiat...

PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE HEALTH EFFECT OF RADIATION EMITTED FROM TELECOMMUNICATION MAST

This study proposes to research the awareness of the public on the health effect of radiation emitted from telecommunication mast. Since the major effect of this radiation emitted from telecommunication mast is stochastic on living cell, more attention will be paid on mast located in residential and school premises where children and youth are predominant.LIST OF TABLESTable 1: Classification of gender………………………………………..……42Table 2: Educational Statue ………...

Patients Perception Of Care During Hysterosalpingography; A Case Study Of Unth And Hansa Clinic

DEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTLIST OF TABLETable 1: Presentation of age of the respondentsTable 2: Distribution of educational background of the respondentsTable 3: Response on reception into radiology dept.Table 4: Response on waiting time before HSG exam was conducted.Table 5: Response on waiting time after the HSG examTable 6: Response on explanation for the delayTable 7:  Response on the attention receivedTable 8: Response on awareness of the complications involvedTable 9: Response on the...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN MRI STUDIES OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN PORT-HARCOURT URBAN

ABSTRACTMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been hailed by many a finding as the imaging modality of choice in the diagnosis of both focal and non-focal neurological disorders. And for this reason, it has increasingly the first modality of recourse for almost any disorder of the CNS where it is available. However, prognosis of central nervous system diseases is poor in the third world countries such as Nigeria because it is not known/documented, the pattern of occurrence of findings in MRI o...

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES OF PREGNANT WOMEN TOWARDS ROUTINE ULTRASONOGRAPHY IN ENUGU URBAN USING UNTH AND PARKLANE HOSPITAL

ABSTRACT This study aimed at finding out the knowledge, attitudes and practices of pregnant women towards routine sonography.       A prospective cross sectional Survey method was adopted. The data was collected through self-administered among 180 respondents and 176 were returned duly completed. The data collected was analysed using descriptive statistics.       The present study shows that most of the women who present for antenatal care have gen...

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF MAMMOGRAPHIC SCREENING AMONG FEMALE STAFF OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out to assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Mammographic Screening among Female Staff of University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC) in view of the low record of this population at the mammographic Unit of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla. Both academic and non-academic female staff within the age range of 35-64 employed by the University of Nigeria constituted the population of this study. Quota sampling technique was employ...


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