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How do novel molecular genetic markers influence treatment decisions in acute myeloid leukemia?
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common acute leukemia diagnosed in adults, and the majority of patients with AML die from relapsed disease. Although many studies over the past 4 decades have identified disease ...
Using mathematical models to assess the influence of climate change on malaria risk
In this study, a non-linear deterministic model is analysed to study the e ect of climate change on malaria incidence. Existence and uniqueness of solutions to the model is established and the existence of a globally ...
UNITID Sponsors Lecturers to Study Oncology.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-09-11)
Orthopaedic training in Kenya
Background: Orthopaedic training in Kenya, like in other East, Central and Southern Africa college of surgeons (COSECSA) countries is varied leading to specialists with varying exposures and competencies. The experience ...
Contraception knowledge and practice among fistula patients at referral centers in Kenya.
OBJECTIVE: To establish knowledge and practice of contraception among patients presenting with a fistula attending fistula care services at 4 centers in Kenya. METHODS: In a descriptive cohort study carried out ...
Factors influencing infection control, prevention and injection safety practices among nurses in the medical and surgical wards at Kenyatta National Hospital Nairobi, Kenya
The aim of the study was to determining the factors influencing infection control practices among nurses at the medical and surgical wards of Kenyatta Hospital, Nairobi Study Design: This was a descriptive cross sectional ...
Nurses' attitudes and perceptions towards pediatric oncology patients in relationship to the quality of nursing care they provide: a case study of Kenyatta National Hospital.
Cancer is a disease that creates fearand uncertainty in individuals in our society. This is mainly due to its poor prognosis. It is therefore regarded as not only a fatal disease, but also as a symbol of death. Cultural ...
Research utilization among nurses at a teaching hospital in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-06)
INTRODUCTION: In the era of evidence based practice (EBP), health care delivery should be grounded on new or validated knowledge and evidence from research. The aim of the study was to assess research utilization by ...
Childhood Leukemia in Kenya
Outcomes of the mental health and development model in rural Kenya: a 2-year prospective cohort intervention study
(University of Nairobi,, 2013-03)
Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate outcomes for participants in BasicNeeds' Mental Health and Development programme in rural Kenya. Methods All new entrants to the programme in the Meru South and Nyeri North ...