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ASSESSMENT OF THE AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS TOWARDS THE USE OF CT IN PATIENTS WITH HEAD INJURY IN ENUGU METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT The study was carried out in three government hospitals in Enugu metropolis. It was carried out to assess the level of awareness and attitude of emergency physicians towards the use of CT in patients with head injury. Questionnaire was the major instrument for data collection.  The study sought to assess the reasons for the non regular request of CT scan for patients with head injury in view of the low diagnostic yield of skull x-ray traditionally requested for such cases. ...

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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...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE CHALLENGES TO RADIOGRAPHERS ON PEDIATRIC X-RAY EXAMINATION IN ENUGU METROPOLIS (A CASE STUDY OF UNTH, ESUTH AND NOHE)

ABSTRACTBackground: Pediatric x-ray examination involves medical imaging of infants, children, adolescents. It comes with many challenges to the Radiographer whose obligation is to produce quality images for correct informed diagnosis irrespective of the challenges.Aim: To assess the challenges to Radiographers on pediatric x-ray examination in Enugu metropolis.Method: A non-experimental prospective survey research approach was adopted. Questionnaires were used for data collection from the re...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF RADIATION IN FOOD PRESERVATION

ABSTRACTPreservation of food is a pre-requisite for food safety and security, bridging the gap between the site of production and site of consumption and the rising between demand and supply.There has been a problem of preserving seasonal food properly and disinfesting food without noticeable hazard to the consumer. There is also a noticeable increase in the incidence of food borne disease.The study is aimed at determine the shelf life extension of avocado, carrot, okra and tomatoes when pres...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF RADIOGRAPHERS TOWARDS EVIDENCE BASED MEDICAL IMAGING PRACTICE IN ABUJA AND JOS METROPOLIS, NIGERIA.

ABSTRACTEvidence based medical imaging practice in Nigeria is underreported. A cross-sectional non-experimental descriptive study conducted in Abuja and Jos Nigeria. The target population was all the Radiographers in the area of study. A semi-structured questionnaire was also used. The data collected was analyzed, using a descriptive statistical method. The result was then presented on a simple frequency tables and pie chart. Of the 55 radiographers surveyed 96% of the respondents reads journ...

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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...

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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, ...

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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...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF RADIOGRAPHERS IN UNTH, ITUKU-OZALLA TOWARDS RADIOGRAPHY ROLE EXTENSION

ABSTRACTAim: to assess the knowledge, perception and attitude of radiographers in UNTH towards radiography role extension.Method: 24 radiographers (88.89%return rate) working in the hospital were studied. The study was structured such that each section of the study is related to specific objectives of the study which are: To obtain more literature or information on the knowledge, perception and attitude of Nigeria radiographers towards radiography role extension and to ascertain the knowledge...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRATICES OF RESUSCITATION OF PATIENTS AMONG RADIOGRAPHERS DURING RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES: A CASE STUDY OF TERTIARY HOSPITALS IN ENUGU

ABSTRACTThe study was undertaken to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of resuscitation of patients among radiographers’ during emergency 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 June, 2013. This assessed the knowledge, attitude, practice of universal precaution rule and the protective measures adopted ...

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