PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS AND OUTCOMES AMONG OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE NULLIPAROUS WOMEN

Post Views: 76 INTRODUCTION In the United States, the prevalence of overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions, affecting more than 95 million adults.1–3 Obesity contributes to significant morbidity and mortality from several conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.4,5 Obesity during pregnancy has been associated with increased risk of fetal macrosomia and medical complications,…Read More

CULTURE OF NURSING SCHOOL: STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS

Post Views: 44 Abstract School culture is a powerful structure that facilitates understanding the behaviors of the participants through their school life. A positive and effective school culture brought about numerous benefits such as improving the commitment to the school, creating trust and preventing conflicts. In this study, perceptions of school culture among students enrolled…Read More

DETERMINANTS OF UTILIZATION OF FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES AMONG WOMEN OF GAMBARI WARD IN ILORIN, KWARA STATE.

Post Views: 108 ABSTRACT This study was conducted on the determinants of utilization of family planning services among women of Gambari ward in Ilorin, Kwara State. The specific objectives were to determine the level of utilization of family planning services, to assess the level of knowledge of family planning among women of reproductive age group…Read More

THE ROLES OF NATIONAL PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NPHCDA) ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE UNITS IN NIGERIA

Post Views: 32 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study The concept of primary health care has had a significant influence on the populace in many less-developed countries. However, there is little understanding of the origins of the term. Even less is known of the transition to another version of primary health care, best…Read More

THE PREVALENCE OF MALARIA SEROPOSITIVE AND SERONEGATIVE POPULATION AMONG KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE STUDENTS

Post Views: 31 CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background of the study Malaria is a potentially deadly disease characterized by cyclical bouts of fever with muscle stiffness, shaking and sweating (WHO, 2000). Macleod (1998) also stated that malaria is a parasitic infection transmitted to humans through the bites of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. The…Read More

THE KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF HEALTH WORKERS REGARDING PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, ILORIN KWARA STATE

Post Views: 75 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUD OF THE STUDY. Health care professionals are constantly exposed to microorganisms. Many of which can causeserious or even lethal infections. Nosocomial infection is an infection occurring in a patient during the process of care within a health care facility which was not present or incubating at the…Read More

THE EFFECT OF ANTIDIABETIC AGENT GLIBENCLAMIDE AND MELTFORMINE ON LIPIDS AND GLYCATEDHAEMOGLOBIN IN TYPE 2 DIABETES PATIENT ATTENDING UITH ILORIN

Post Views: 29 CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY Diabetes mellitus (DM) has been defined as a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both (Akinmokunet al.,1992). Insulin is a hormone produced in pancreas and enables body cells to absorb glucose that is converted into…Read More

THE ANTHROPOLOGIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC INDICES OF PATIENTS WITH TYPE TWO DIABETES MELLITUS ON ANTIDIABETIC DRUGS (METFORMIN AND DIABINESE) ATTENDING UITH ILORIN

Post Views: 33 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY  Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders in which a person has high plasma glucose, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. The high plasma glucose produces the classical symptoms of…Read More

FACTORS INFLUENCING UTILIZATION OF ANTENATAL CARE SERVICES IN SELECTED HOSPITAL IN ILORIN WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KWARA STATE

Post Views: 22 CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background to the study Improving maternal health is one of the World Health Organization (WHO) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and professional health care during child birth is one of the process indicators in assessing progress towards these goals[1]. WHO has recommended four strategic interventions or four pillars for safe…Read More

EFFECTS OF POLICY ON NURSES’ WORK ATTITUDE AND PATIENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH SERVICE DELIVERY IN NIGERIAN TEACHING HOSPITALS

Post Views: 40 TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Title page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Abstract vi Table of Contents vii List of Tables x List of Figures xi List of Appendices xii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study 1 1.2 Statement of the Problem 6 1.3 Objective of the Study…Read More

UTILIZATION OF DONABEDIAN MODEL IN EVALUATION OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTHCARE QUALITY SERVICE IN SELECTED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN ILE-IFE

Post Views: 34 OF CONTENTS Content                                                                                                     Page Title page                                                                                                 i Certification                                                                                              ii Dedication                                                                                                    iii Acknowledgements Abstract                                                                                            v Table of Contents                                                                                    vi List of Tables                                                                                          viii List of Figures                                                                                        ix CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Background to the Study                                                1 Statement of the Problem                                                                         3 Objective of the Study                                                                             4 Research Questions                                                                      5 Hypotheses                                                                                   5 Scope of…Read More

PERCEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT AND SOCIO – DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES AS CORRELATES OF QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME PATIENTS IN A TEACHING HOSPITAL, OGUN STATE

Post Views: 22 TABLE OF CONTENTS Content                                                                                                       Page Title page                                                                                                              i Certification                                                                                                         ii Dedication                                                                                                     iii Acknowledgements                                                                                           iv Abstract                                                                                       v Table of Contents                                                                               vi List of Tables                                                                                              ix List of Figures                                                                                             x Abbreviations                                                                                                 xi CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION                1.1       Background to the Study                                                                1 1.2       Statement of the Problem                                                             3 1.3       Objective of the Study                                                           4…Read More

NURSING INTERVENTION ON THE MIDWIVES’ SKILLS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF POSTPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY HEALTH FACILITIES IN ONDO STATE, NIGERIA

Post Views: 25 TABLE OF CONTENTS Content                                                                                               Page Title page                                                                                            i Certification                                                                                       ii Dedication                                                                              iii Acknowledgements                                                                            iv Abstract                                                                      v Table of Contents                                                                   vi List of Tables                                                                                     xi List of Figures                                                                                                 x Appendices                                                                             xi Abbreviations                                                                                      xii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION                                                        1.1    Background to the Study                                                                     …Read More

NURSING INTERVENTION FOR THE PROMOTION OF INFECTION CONTROL IN TWO TEACHING HOSPITALS IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

Post Views: 28 ABSTRACT Health care workers, particularly nurses are at risk of infection because they constantly come into contact with infected tissues, fluid, blood and blood products. By complying with infection control measures a lot of infections can be prevented. Some survey studies have been conducted in Nigeria on knowledge, perception attitude and practice…Read More

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS TOWARDS PREVENTION OF UNINTENDED PREGNANCY IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN UPPER GARDENERS VILLE, LIBERIA

Post Views: 45 ABSTRACT preventing unintended pregnancy, 4 (40%) had high knowledgeof preventing unintended pregnancy.Theirattitudes were neither positive nor negative 6 (60%).The girls had positive perceptions towards preventing unintended pregnancy. According to the result, the girls said that injection is the most suitable method of prevention of unintended pregnancy.The results of the hypotheses showed that:…Read More