Month: June 2019

UMBILICAL CORD CARE AND MANAGEMENT OUTCOME AMONG MOTHERS IN CALABAR SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIAUMBILICAL CORD CARE AND MANAGEMENT OUTCOME AMONG MOTHERS IN CALABAR SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

UMBILICAL CORD CARE AND MANAGEMENT OUTCOME AMONG MOTHERS IN CALABAR SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Umbilical cord remains the major means for the transmission of infection after birth and constitutes 33% of neonatal mortality in Nigeria. Most of the cord care in Nigeria is home based as two third of the […]

TEACHERS PERCEPTIONS OF THE USE OF OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAMINATION TOOL TO EVALUATE STUDENTS CLINICAL COMPETENCE IN  MIDWIFERY SCHOOLS SOUTH EAST NIGERIATEACHERS PERCEPTIONS OF THE USE OF OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAMINATION TOOL TO EVALUATE STUDENTS CLINICAL COMPETENCE IN  MIDWIFERY SCHOOLS SOUTH EAST NIGERIA

TEACHERS PERCEPTIONS OF THE USE OF OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAMINATION TOOL TO EVALUATE STUDENTS CLINICAL COMPETENCE IN  MIDWIFERY SCHOOLS SOUTH EAST NIGERIA   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Evaluation of learning outcomes is an important and inevitable part of the education process that has been carried out in institutions of learning for ages. […]

SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS AS DETERMINANTS OF QUALITY OF LIFE OF DIABETIC PATIENTS IN NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL NNEWI ANAMBRA STATESOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS AS DETERMINANTS OF QUALITY OF LIFE OF DIABETIC PATIENTS IN NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL NNEWI ANAMBRA STATE

SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS AS DETERMINANTS OF QUALITY OF LIFE OF DIABETIC PATIENTS IN NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL NNEWI ANAMBRA STATE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Diabetes Mellitus (DM) describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the […]

RELATIVE INFLUENCE OF NOTE TAKING AND GROUP DISCUSSION STUDY METHODS ON NURSING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON A TESTRELATIVE INFLUENCE OF NOTE TAKING AND GROUP DISCUSSION STUDY METHODS ON NURSING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON A TEST

ABSTRACT The study investigated the relative influence of note taking and group discussion method through experimental manipulations. The main objective of this study is to verify the relative influence of two study methods (note-taking and group discussion) on performance of student nurses on a test. A 3 x 2 x 2 factorial design was adopted […]

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEST ANXIETY AND PERFORMANCE IN EXAMINATION OF STUDENTS IN BASIC NURSING SCHOOLSRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEST ANXIETY AND PERFORMANCE IN EXAMINATION OF STUDENTS IN BASIC NURSING SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE                                                  INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Test and testing are part of all educational programmes. In basic nursing school classroom content is complex, the scope is broad and the pace is accelerated. Frequent testing of students is necessary throughout the programme for evaluation of progress in mastering content.  Also at the end of […]

PSYCHOSOCIAL CHALLENGES EXPERIENCE BY PATIENTS AT TERMINAL STAGE OF ILLNESS AND THEIR PERCEPTION OF PALLIATIVE NURSING CARE IN TERTIARY HOSPITALSPSYCHOSOCIAL CHALLENGES EXPERIENCE BY PATIENTS AT TERMINAL STAGE OF ILLNESS AND THEIR PERCEPTION OF PALLIATIVE NURSING CARE IN TERTIARY HOSPITALS

PSYCHOSOCIAL CHALLENGES EXPERIENCE BY PATIENTS AT TERMINAL STAGE OF ILLNESS AND THEIR PERCEPTION OF PALLIATIVE NURSING CARE IN TERTIARY HOSPITALS   ABSTRACT Terminal illness is the term used to describe disease conditions which progressively deteriorate and lead to the death of the patient. Such conditions include cancer and full blown AIDS, among others.  The diagnosis […]

PREVALENCE OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION AND DEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENTIALS AMONG PREGNANT WOMENPREVALENCE OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION AND DEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENTIALS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN

PREVALENCE OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION AND DEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENTIALS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL, ENUGU   ABSTRACT Urinary tract infection (UTI) represents a serious health problem in pregnant women. The severity of urinary tract infection depends both on the virulence of the bacteria and the susceptibility of the host. The aim of […]

PREVALENCE AND TREATMENT OUTCOME OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN EKU HOSPITAL, DELTA STATEPREVALENCE AND TREATMENT OUTCOME OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN EKU HOSPITAL, DELTA STATE

PREVALENCE AND TREATMENT OUTCOME OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN EKU HOSPITAL, DELTA STATE   Abstract This study was on prevalence and treatment outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis in Eku referral Hospital, Delta State. The objectives of the study were to find out the achievement of the state target within the five year period reviewed, ascertain the prevalence […]

PREVALENCE AND PATTERNS OF PSYCHO ACTIVE SUBSTANCE USE AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN DALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KANO STATE, NIGERIAPREVALENCE AND PATTERNS OF PSYCHO ACTIVE SUBSTANCE USE AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN DALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KANO STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  Background to the Study Psychoactive Substance use and dependence cause a significant burden to the individuals and societies throughout the world. The World Health Report (2010) indicated that 8.9% of the total burden of disease comes from the use of psychoactive substances. The report showed that tobacco accounted for 4.1%, alcohol 4%, […]

PREDICTIVE FACTORS OF BREAST CANCER SCREENING BEHAVIOURS AMONG WOMEN IN NNEWI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA ANAMBRA STATEPREDICTIVE FACTORS OF BREAST CANCER SCREENING BEHAVIOURS AMONG WOMEN IN NNEWI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA ANAMBRA STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the study Cancer is a group of diseases that cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer cells eventually form a lump or mass called a tumour, and are named after the part of the body where the tumour originates (American Cancer […]