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Resistance to chloroquine therapy in pregnant women with malaria parasitemia
OBJECTIVES: The objective of the study was to determine the efficacy of chloroquine in pregnant women with Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia at therapeutic doses of 25 mg/kg body weight divided over 3 days. <br>METHODS: ...
Seventy years of the East African Medical Journal towards safe motherhood
Obstetrical and gynaecological articles related to safe motherhood published in the East African Medical Journal between 1924 and 1989 were reviewed. A total of 133 topics were published. Out of these, 84 (63.2%) were ...
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 ...
Child Abuse and Neglect, Chapter 27 In: child Health
(University of Nairobi, 1997)
Surgery of the oesophagus: a Nairobi experience
On average, for every 100 patients with malignant dysphagia admitted into the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, 28 will have their tumour resected. Seven in the tumour resected group will die during the postoperative ...
Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection.
(University of Nairobi, 1991)
Pediatric skull, skull base, and meningeal tumors
Calvarial neoplastic and non-neoplastic tumors are routinely encountered by all neurosurgeons. Benign and malignant skull base and meningeal tumors are relatively rare lesions in children. Interdisciplinary approaches to ...