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Thirty day mortality and related variables in open heart patients at the Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the thirty-day mortality of open-heart patients at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi from June 1973 to October 2000 and; to look at likely variables related to mortality. DESIGN: A ...
Delays in diagnosis, referral and management of head and neck cancer presenting at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
BACKGROUND: The most important prognostic factor in head and neck cancer is the stage of the disease at presentation. Early cancer has an excellent prognosis following treatment. Unfortunately most patients present ...
Magnitude and pattern of eye diseases in Korogocho slum, Nairobi AUTHORS
Objective: To estimate the magnitude and pattern of eye diseases in residents of Korogocho slum Nairobi. Design: Community based survey Setting: Korogocho slum Nairobi, Kenya; July and August 2002 Results: One thousand ...
Nosocomial infections at Kenyatta National Hospital Intensive-Care Unit in Nairobi, Kenya
The objective of this study was to identify the common bacteria isolated from patients, antibiotics used, sensitivity patterns, therapeutic procedures and cleaning protocols practised in Kenyatta National Hospital ...
Risk of conjunctival contamination from blood splashes during surgery at the Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
OBJECTIVES: To determine the utilisation rate of design specific eye protection by surgeons and to assess the risk of conjunctival contamination with blood splashes during surgery. DESIGN: Cross sectional, ...
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 ...