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Phonological Sound of Children

ABSTRACTThe lack of culturally appropriate norms for assessing the speech and language status of children has been an ongoing issue. At present, there are no normative data against which to assess the phonological skills of children. The purpose of the present study was to assess the effectiveness of phonological awareness (PA) training with typically developing preschool children in a classroom setting. The study used sample of 50 preschool children through the guidance of their teachers. Qu...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN THE ECHOCARDIOGRAM OF HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS IN CONQUEST MEDICAL IMAGING CENTRE ENUGU

ABSTRACTBackground: Echocardiography has become and important tool in medical imaging. It is used in the confirmation of heart diseases especially hypertension, in Nigeria major cities using conventional echocardiography done with transoephageal echocardiography.Aim: To describe the pattern of finding in echocardiogram of hypertensive patients in Conquest Medical Imaging Centre, Enugu.Patient and method: a retrospective study of reports of patients who underwent echocardiography in Conquest M...

PERSONNEL RADIATION MONITORING IN SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA

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 radiation with biological tissues through various mechanisms, the ions produced by such interactions can affect normal ...

NUTRIENT ADEQUACIES, BMI AND MENSTRUAL PATTERN IN ADOLESCENCE

ABSTRACTObjective: This studies was carried out to assess the nutritional sufficiency and the different menstrual patterns of adolescence using Body Mass index, This studies was done using adolescence to establish the fact that the BMI can be used to check the nutritional needs and menstrual cycle of teenagers, it is virtually seen that nutrients are the components in foods that an organism utilizes to survive and grow. Pattern of menstrual cycle will have a significant impact on a girl’s r...

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A SURVEY OF PATIENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH RADIOLOGICAL SERVICES IN ENUGU METROPOLIS, EASTERN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe knowledge of patients to the services they should receive during radiological examinations is uncertain. The study is  aimed to assess the level of awareness/ knowledge possessed by patients in relation to the radiological services they should received, assess patients’ perceptions towards the booking and appointment system in the department, assess and know whether the attitude of staff (both at the reception and in the diagnostic room) in the department affects the level ...

AN ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS’ CO-OPERATION TOWARDS PRESENCE OF STUDENTS DURING RADIOLOGICAL EXAMINATIONS.

ABSTRACTA key element of education for radiography students is patients’ willingness to co-operate when a student is involved in their radiological procedures. Active participation of the student in patient care has been shown to be important for professional development of learners. The objective of this study is to determine the views of patients and associated factors influencing these views when students are incorporated into their radiological examinations. This study was conducted in ...

AN EVALUATION OF THE STATUS OF LIGHT BEAM DIAPHRAGM IN SOME GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENTS IN ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to evaluate the status of light beam diaphragm in government and private radiology departments in Enugu state. This was conducted using questionnaire and a quality assurance test method to check the beam alignment and collimator accuracy of x-ray equipment in radiology centers in Enugu state. The main objectives were to assess the status of LBDs, to assess if misalignment increases with increase in field size, to assess if radiographers in Enugu state apply col...

ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS’ ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION TOWARDS X-RAY EXAMINATION IN FEDERAL TEACHING HOSPITAL ABAKALIKI

ABSTRACT This study aimed to assess the reluctant attitude of patients toward x-ray examination, to know the cause of this reluctant attitude and to assess the reluctant attitude of the patients through the Radiographers and other radiological workers. convinience sampling method was used for this study. A survey was conducted using a questionnaire designed to suit the purpose of this study; data collected from patients, Radiographers and other radiological workers from federal teaching ...

ASSESSMENT OF ATTITUDE AND BARRIER TO POST GRADUATE EDUCATION AMONG RADIOGRAPHERS IN SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA.

ABSTRACTThe reasons for minimal active participation of radiographers in post graduate studies are unclear. This is a cross sectional study aimed at determining the level of awareness of post graduate opportunities among radiographers, the major constraint impeding on post graduate education enrolment and factors that motivate radiographers to pursue post graduate studies. The study utilized a self administered semi-structured questionnaire. Respondents were practicing radiographers working i...

ASSESSMENT OF AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS TOWARDS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL X-RAY PROCEDURES. A CASE STUDY AMONG NON-MEDICAL STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA ENUGU CAMPUS

ABSTRACTAwareness is knowing that something exists and attitude is the way people behave towards something that shows how they think and feel concerning it. Medical X-ray investigation is an indispensable arm of modern medicine that uses X-ray for diagnosis and management of diseases. It is one of the most powerful medical imaging tool and the second most commonly used medical test after medical laboratory tests which aids in diagnosis. With the advent of X-rays as a diagnostic technique, rad...

ASSESSMENT OF AWARENESS OF RADIATION EMISSION FROM MICROWAVE OVEN AMONG THE USERS OF MICROWAVE OVEN IN ENUGU URBAN

ABSTRACTTABLE OF CONTENTTitle Page iApproval Page iiCertification iiiDedication ivAcknowledgement vAbstract viTable of Contents viiList of Tables ix List of Figures xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.1 Background of Study 11.2 Statement of Problem 31.3 Objectives of the Study 31.4 Significance of the Study 41.5 Scope of Study 41.6 Literature Review 4CHAPTER TWO: THEORETICAL BASE OF STUDY2.1 Origin 152.2 Types of Microwave Oven 162.2.1 Standard Microwave Oven 162.2.2 Grill Microwave Oven 172.2.3...

ASSESSMENT OF CAREER FULFILMENT AMONG PRACTING RADIOGRAPHERS IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA.

  ABSTRACTThis research work tends to assess “An Assessment Of Career Fulfilment Among Practising Radiographers In South East Nigeria”. The objectives of this research study includes: to investigate whether practising 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 practising radiographers. The researcher made use of both primary and secondary source...

ASSESSMENT OF EFFECTIVENESS OF RADIOGRAPHER-PATIENT COMMUNICATION (A CASE STUDY OF UNTH, NOHE,PARKLANE)

ABSTRACT        Communication is essential for everyday life and is at the core of every professional practice.Due to essential role of communication in patients care there is need to study the nature of communication between the patients and the Radiographers in the radiology department.         A total of 169 patients and the radiographers were assessed using a semi-structured  questionnaires for both patients and the radiographers. The ques...

Assessment Of Patients’ Attitude Towards The Use Of Radiology Changing Room And Changing Facilities.

ABSTRACTThis study assessed patients’ attitude towards the use of radiology changing rooms and changing facilities. It was a survey research conducted in 2012 at the x-ray departments of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), National Orthopaedic Hospital (NOHE) and  Niger Fondation Hospital (NFH), all in Enugu. Four research questions of atleast three items each were used to obtain data from 120 respondents using convenient sampling. The data were statistically analyzed using...

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...


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