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Effect of Monocular Deprivation on Rabbit Neural Retinal Cell Densities.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-06)
Purpose: To describe the effect of monocular deprivation on densities of neural retinal cells in rabbits. Methods: Thirty rabbits, comprised of 18 subject and 12 control animals, were included and monocular deprivation ...
The Association Between Pitch Conditions and the Incidence of Injury in Rugby
Background: Environmental conditions have been shown to influence incidence of rugby injuries. Harsh weather conditions and detrimental effect on poor Kenyan rugby pitches create a unique environment for injury exposure. ...
Risk Factors for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Kenyan Population
Background: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is common in some parts of Kenya. Both the regional factors associated with ESCC in Kenya and geographic distribution has not been completely described. Methods: ...
Introduction of the Canadian CT Head Rule Reduces CT Scan Use in Minor Head Injury
Background: The burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is rising in developing countries. Minor head injuries accounts for majority of non-fatal head injury and is associated with significant resource use. The utility of ...
The effect of a knowledge-based ergonomic intervention amongst administrators at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-08)
BACKGROUND: Low back pain (LBP) and neck pain are part of the common work-related musculoskeletal disorders with a large impact on the affected person. Despite having a multifactorial aetiology, ergonomic factors play ...
Validation of the Ottawa ankle rules at a tertiary teaching hospital
(University of Nairobi, 2015)
Background: Ankle joint and foot injuries are among the most common injuries seen at the accident and emergency (A&E) department of any hospital. Radiographs are ordered in over 95% of cases yet the prevalence of fractures ...