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Anaesthesia in the elderly with special reference to management of orthopaedic patients
(University of Nairobi, 1997-10)
Elderly patients are placing increased demands on the health care resources in Kenya. The population of old patients has increased and complex surgical/orthopaedic procedures are being done on old patients. Due to the ...
Venous thromboembolism in orthopaedics
Over the past decade venous thromboembolism has become a topic of growing interest for the orthopaedic surgeon as a preventable disease which contributes to morbidity and mortality among hospitalised patients especially ...
Epidural injection use for low back pain associated with sciatica at an Orthopaedic centre in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2012)
Objective: To assess the effects of lumbar epidural steroid injections in patients with radiculopathy (sciatica), by assessing reduction of pain at short term (3 weeks) and intermediate term (12 weeks). Design: This was ...
Post-operative pyrexia in an orthopaedic unit.
(University of Nairobi, 1997-08)
The causes of post operative pyrexia in an orthopaedic unit was studied prospectively in 520 patients who underwent surgery. Two hundred patients (38.4%) developed postoperative pyrexia as defined by having recorded high ...