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Prevalence, nature and characteristics of external congenital anomalies at Mulago Hospital
(East and Central African Journal of Surgery, 2011)
Background: Congenital anomalies may be structural, behavioral, functional or metabolic defects acquired before a baby is born and their nature and type are highly dependent on the causative agent as well as the time when ...
Case records and commentaries
(Makerere University, 2003)
A Comparative study of Hypo-Osmolar and Standard ORS solutions in treating Children with Persistent Diarrhoea Admitted to Mulago Hospital
In 1991, The WHO and UNICEF estimated that Persistent Diarrhoea accounted for 10% of all Diarrhoea episodes in the under fives and that i accounts for 30-50% of the about 2.2 million Diarrhoea-related death per year in the ...
Bedside practice of blood transfusion in a large teaching Hospital in Uganda: An observational study
(Medknow Publications, 2009-07-18)
Background: Adverse transfusion reactions can cause morbidity and death to patients who receive a blood transfusion. Blood transfusion practices in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda is analyzed to see if and when these ...
Accuracy of raepid tests as compared with field microscopy, for diagnosis of Malaria in adolescents and adult patients in Mulago Hospital
Background: Blood smear microscopy is the recommended gold standard test for laboratory confirmation of malaria. However, due to some limitations associated with microscopy such as being labor intensive and time consuming, ...
A clinical survey of nutritional status in surgical patients undergoing laparotomy and its impact on postoperative outcome in Mulago Hospital.
Introduction: The study was based on the observations that many hospitalized patients gave a history of weight loss and the clinically wasted patients were associated with complications such as; prolong& hospital stay, ...
Comparison of sputum induction to bronchoal veolar lavage as collecting methods in the diagnosis of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2004)
Pneumocystis carinii pneumoni(PCP)is an opportunistic infection that occurs in immunosuppressed populations, especially patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus(HIV) infection. PCP occurs at some point in the ...
Prevalence and factors associated with Hepatitis B Infection among health care workers in Mulago Hospital
Hepatitis B infection is a world wide health problem; however, the biggest burden is in Sub-Saharan Africa. Given the parental mode of transmission of HB Virus, health care workers (HCW) are at a special risk of acquiring ...
Prevalence and clinical presentation of congenital clubfoot amongst babies delivered in Mulago Hospital.
Introduction: Congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) is the most common form of foot deformity with a birth prevalence of 1 per 1,000 births. While the etiology of CTEV is considered to be complex, the causes remain elusive. ...
The Prevalence and Clinical Features of HIV-Associated Nephropathy Among Patients Attending Mulago Hospital
Some degree of Renal dysfunction referred to as HIV-Associated Nephropathy has been described in 10-33% Patints with Acquired Immuno-deficiency in the U.S.A. A specific Etiology is identified in only 30% and mostly represents ...