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Prevalence and factors associated with dysnatremia among patients presenting with head injury to the Accident and Emergency Unit, Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2010-05)
Background: Abnormal serum sodium levels also known as dysnatremia can occur after head injury. This is due to the impairment of the normal homeostasis of the body with resultant alteration in the sodium regulation. The ...
Prevalence, clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhotic ascites at Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2011-04)
Introduction and rationale: Patients with cirrhosis and ascites show a higher susceptibility to bacterial infections. In these patients, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis may occur in up to 25% of the cases and is usually ...