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Psychiatric disorders among the elderly on non-psychiatric wards in an African setting
(International Psychogeriatrics, 2007)
Background: The elderly are vulnerable to illness and particularly to psychiatric illness. Many mentally ill elderly patients end up on non-psychiatric wards owing to somatization of their illnesses. Even for these ...
Association between HSV-2 and HIV serostatus in pregnant women of known HIV serostatus attending Mulago Hospital antenatal clinic, Kampala, Uganda
(Open Learning on Enteric Pathogens, 2009-11)
Background: Studies show that STIs such as HSV-2 increase the probability of HIV-1 acquisition and enhance transmission by increasing susceptibility and infectiousness respectively. The objective of this study was to compare ...
Poverty, life events and the risk for depression in Uganda
Background: Understanding the determinants of major depression in sub-Saharan Africa is important for planning effective intervention strategies. Objective: To investigate the social and life-event determinants of major ...
Prevalence, clinical features and outcome of Camq-defined delirium among medical admissions to the Medical Emergency Ward of Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2008-01)
BACKGROUND: Delirium is a complex neuro-psychiatric syndrome with an acute onset and fluctuating course, which is a medical emergency associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Despite its common occurance, ...