PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFRICAN RESEARCH

African Health Sciences - Vol 14, No 3 (2014)

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Ebola and other issues in the health sector in Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.
Ebola Viral Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak in West Africa- Lessons from Uganda. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AK Mbonye, JF Wamala, M Nanyunja, A Opio, I Makumbi, JR Aceng 495-501
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.1
Dextrose boluses versus burette dextrose infusions in prevention of hypoglycemia among preterms admitted at Mulago Hospital: an open label randomized clinical trial. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Kutamba, S Lubega, J Mugalu, J Ouma, E Mupere 502-509
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.2
Hypoglycaemia and hypocalcaemia as determinants of admission birth weight criteria for term stable low risk macrosomic neonates EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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VL Bandika, FN Were, ED Simiyu, DP Oyatsi 510-516
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.3
Neonatal mortality in a referral hospital in Cameroon over a seven year period: trends, associated factors and causes. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ME Mah, A Chiabi, PFL Tchokoteu, S Nguefack, JB Bogne, H Siyou, FF Soh, E Mbonda, PF Tchokoteu 517-525
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.4
Glycosylated haemoglobin is markedly elevated in new and known diabetes patients with hyperglycaemic ketoacidosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CO Ekpebegh, B Longo-Mbenza, E Blanco-Blanco 526-532
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.5
Association of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels with Iinsulin resistance in obese children. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ZE Önal, V Atasayan, T Gürbüz, E Hepkaya, C Nuhoğlu 533-538
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.6
Impact of medication and psychological behaviour assessment by community pharmacists in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients after hospital stay EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SS Gangwar, N Monisha, J Nachiya, K Narasingarao, S Parimalakrishnan, SP Singh 539-550
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.7
Markers of liver function and inflammatory cytokines modulation by aerobic versus resisted exercise training for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SMA El-Kader, OH Al-Jiffri, FM Al-Shreef 551-557
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.8
Health-related morphological characteristics and physiological fitness in connection with nutritional, socio-economic status, occupational workload of tea garden workers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Sengupta, S Sahoo 558-563
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.9
In vitro evidence for bakuchiol’s influence towards drug metabolism through inhibition of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) 2B7 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Xu, P Li, X Zhang, J Wang, D Gu, Y Wang 564-569
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.10
Is neck circumference measurement an indicator for abdominal obesity? A pilot study on Turkish Adults EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Saka, P Türker, A Ercan, G Kızıltan, M Baş 570-575
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.11
Food label reading and understanding in parts of rural and urban Zimbabwe EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Chopera, DT Chagwena, NGT Mushonga 576-584
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.12
Efficacy of low-pressure foam cleaning compared to conventional cleaning methods in the removal of bacteria from surfaces associated with convenience food EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Lambrechts, IS Human, JH Doughari, JFR Lues 585-592
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.13
Knowledge and prevalence of risk factors for arterial hypertension and blood pressure pattern among bankers and traffic wardens in Ilorin, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AG Salaudeen, OI Musa, OA Babatunde, OA Atoyebi, KA Durowade, LO Omokanye 593-599
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.14
Development, initial content validation and reliability of Nigerian Composite Lifestyle CVD risk factors questionnaire for adolescents EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NA Odunaiya, QA Louw, K Grimmers-Somers, OS Ogah 600-608
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.15
Childhood acquired heart disease in Nigeria: an echocardiographic study from three centres EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EW Sadoh, CC Uzodimma, Q Daniels 609-616
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.16
Echocardiographic pattern and severity of valve dysfunction in children with rheumatic heart disease seen at Uganda Heart Institute, Mulago hospital. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Lubega, T Aliku, P Lwabi 617-625
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.17
Construction and evaluation of rats’ tolerogenic dendritic cells (DC) induced by NF-κB Decoy method EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HM Jiang, YL Zhang, XF Yin, HG Hu, XL Hu, Y Fei, Y Tu, Y Zhang 626-633
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.18
Screening for hen’s egg and chicken meat specific IgE antibodies in Saudi patients with allergic disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z Shakoor, A Almogren, R Mohammed, W Hasanato, B Zahid 634-640
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.19
Isolation and purification of psoralen and isopsoralen and their efficacy and safety in the treatment of osteosarcoma in nude rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Lu, L Zhang, D Liu, P Tang, F Song 641-647
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.20
KGFR promotes Na+ channel expression in a rat acute lung injury model EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Liu, X Lü, C Qi, S Zheng, M Zhou, J Wang, W Yin 648-656
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.21
B1 but not B2 bradykinin receptor agonists promote DU145 prostate cancer cell proliferation and migration EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Naidu, JH Botha, S Naidoo 657-662
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.22
Effectiveness and costeffectiveness of screening immigrants schemes for tuberculosis (TB) on arrival from high TB endemic countries to low TB prevalent countries EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A FNS Sanneh, AM Al-Shareef 663-671
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.23
Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among patients attending infertility and sexually transmitted diseases clinic (STD) in Kano, North Western Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EO Nwankwo, NS Magaji 672-678
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.24
Basis of selection of first and second line highly active antiretroviral therapy for hiv/aids on genetic barrier to resistance: a literature review. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Katusiime, P Ocama, A Kambugu 679-681
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.25
Prevalence and outcomes of acute kidney injury in term neonates with perinatal asphyxia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Alaro, A Bashir, R Musoke, L Wanaiana 682-688
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.26
Normative ultrasound values of renal parenchymal thickness among adults in Enugu, South-East Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Eze, J Okoye, K Agwu 689-697
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.27
Management of LBP at primary care level in South Africa: up to standards? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ME Major-Hesloot, LC Crous, K Grimmers-Somers, QA Louw 698-706
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.28
Risk factors for asthma exacerbation in patients presenting to an emergency unit of a national referral hospital in Kampala, Uganda. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RE Sanya, BJ Kirenga, W Worodria, M Okot-Nwang 707-715
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.29
Biomechanical study of the funnel technique applied in thoracic pedicle screw replacement EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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YJ Huang, MX Peng, SQ He, LL Liu, MH Dai, C Tang 716-724
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.30
The protective effect of ginko bilboa leaves injection on the brain dopamine in the rat model of cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Gu, XR He, LP Chen 725-728
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.31
Comparison of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma Patients in Rural and Urban Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AW Francis, ME Gyasi, M Adjuik, E Kesse, Y Chen, RSR Harrison, RA Kodjo 729-735
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.32
Update knowledge of dry mouth- A guideline for dentists EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Mohammed 736-742
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.33
Design and application of pulse information acquisition and analysis system with dynamic recognition in traditional Chinese medicine EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Zhang, X Niu, X Yang, Q Zhu, H Li, X Wang, Z Zhang, H Sha 743-752
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.34
Antibacterial properties studies of trunk barks of terminalia ivorensis (Combretaceae), a commercial and medicinal specie, on some methicillin-resistant Staphylococci spp strains. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Coulibaly, GN Zirihi, N Guessennd-Kouadio, KR Oussou, M Dosso 753-756
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.35
Value of heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP) for emergency department patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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KY Banu, öd Niyazi, C Erdem, DHĐ Afşin, U Özlem, Ç Yasemin, I Afsin 757-762
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.36
Coats’ disease in Tanzania: first case report and literature review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Rugwizangoga, T Mwabili, P Meyer, J Kitinya 763-768
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.37
Seasonal ataxia: a case report of a disappearing disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Moyo, FM Bimbo, KM Adeyoyin, AV Nnaemeka, G Oluwatoyin, AV Oladeji 769-771
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.38
Spontaneous rupture of the middle colic artery resulting in delayed postpartum collapse: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AJ Randawa, V Ajayi, S Albert 772-773
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.39
Neurofibromas as bilateral cystic chest wall swellings. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Ugare, J Omotosho, A Anietefon, B Okon 774-776
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.40
Stray dog meat consumption and rabies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Wiwanitkit 777
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.41
Acute organo-phosphorus pesticide poisoning, oxidative damage, haemoglobin level and total leukocyte EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Wiwanitkit 778
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.42
Health research in Africa: Are we communicating our findings to relevant stakeholders? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IN Onyeka 779-781
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i3.43


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