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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...

PRODUCTION AND USES OF PROTEIN HYDROLYSATES AN REMOVAL OF BITTERING PRINCIPLES IN IT

CHAPTER  ONEINTRODUCTIONDefinition:    Protein hydrolysate could be defined as the end product of protein hydrolysis using chemical and enzymic methods.Protein hydrolysate have many uses in specialty foods such as non allergenic infant formular, diets foods and other special nutritional foods.The drawback of many hydrolysates such as Soya or Casein hydrolysates is the bitter taste that develops when they are hydrolysated into small peptides with protease enzymes.Protein ma...

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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...

Maternal Health in Nigeria: A Statistical Overview

For Nigeria as a whole, the percentage of birth with any of four key risk factors for morbidity and mortality hardly changed between 1990 and 2003, at 66.4% and 63.9% respectively. Over that period all Zones recorded a rate of at least 60%, with little decrease, with the sole exceptions of the Southwest Zone, which decreased from 61.9% to 45.8% respectively, and the North-central from 67.2% to 56.6%, while the Northeast showed a noticeable increase, from 63.7% to 72.1%.  The Yobe st...

Perinatal Mortality In Nigeria The State Of The Nation

Nigeria, despite its rich oil wealth has one of the poorest perinatal statistics in the world with perinatal mortality rates ranging from 39 to 130 per 1000. The aim of this review is to describe the state of the Nigerian nation with respect to perinatal deaths, causes of the high perinatal deaths, present interventions in place and ways to reduce this alarming perinatal statistics.Keywords: Perinatal mortality, Nigeria.INTRODUCTION.Perinatal mortality is the death of a fetus in utero after t...

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