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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 ...
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 ...
The consistent association between Epstein-Barr virus and Hodgkin's disease in children in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 1996-05)
Recent studies have suggested that Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a role in the etiology of Hodgkin's disease (HD). In a previous study, we used a latent membrane protein 1 (LMP1)-specific antibodies to examine archival ...
Child Abuse and Neglect, Chapter 27 In: child Health
(University of Nairobi, 1997)