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Minimal cross-infection risk through Icare rebound tonometer probes: a useful tool for IOP-screenings in developing countries
(University of Nairobi,, 2010)
Aims Recently, a new rebound tonometer has been introduced into the market, which might be useful for glaucoma screenings in developing countries. Disposable probes, that are potentially reusable, are recommended ...
Female sex workers in Africa: Epidemiology overview, data gaps, ways forward
(University of Nairobi, 2012)
Reasons for Change of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) Drugs: Local Experience
(University of Nairobi, 2014)
Background: Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) reduces morbidity and mortality in HIV/AIDS infected patients. HAART is used indefinitely and the regimens are changed over the course of treatment due to resistance, ...
Outcome of the first medicines utilization research in Africa group meeting to promote sustainable and rational medicine use in Africa.
(University of Nairobi, 2015)
The second Medicines Utilization Research in Africa (MURIA) group workshop and symposium again brought researchers together from across Africa to improve their knowledge of drug utilization (DU) methodologies and exchange ...
(University of Nairobi,, 2014)
Every junior doctor will have to prescribe some form of anticoagulation therapy for their patients. Foundation year 1 doctors should be familiar with the use of warfarin and heparin as anticoagulants, and be able to prescribe ...
Retrobulbar haemorrhage following blunt trauma in a newly diagnosed haemophilia patient: Case report
Haemophilia is a congenital disorder of coagulation. It presents with numerous and varied systemic manifestations depending on the severity of coagulation factor deficiency. There are also ocular manifestations ranging ...
Factors associated with the development of HIV associated lipodystrophy in patients on long-term HAART
Highly active antiretroviral therapy is effective in reducing viral load and increasing survival in HIV-1infected patients. It consists of two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and a protease inhibitor or two ...
Isoquinoline Alkaloids from Monanthotaxis trichocarpa
(University of Nairobi, 2014)
Twelve secondary or tertiary alkaloids and two quaternary alkaloids were isolated from the twig of Monanthotaxis trichocarpa (Annonaceae). Their structures were identified as (+)-laurotetanine (1) ...
Lithopaedon Presenting as Intestinal Obstruction with a Previous Co-Existing Intra-Uterine Pregnancy
This is a case report of a 25 year old lady Para 4 + 0 gravida 5, who was referred to Kisii level 5 hospital from a district hospital with a diagnosis of intestinal obstruction and a four year history of an intra-abdominal ...
Sub-specialization preferences among ophthalmology masters students in Eastern Africa
(University of Nairobi, 2014-07)
Objective: To determine the sub-specialization preferences among masters of medicine in ophthalmology in selected universities in Eastern Africa and barriers to sub-specialization. Design: This was a cross-sectional ...