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HIV-subtype A is associated with poorer neuropsychological performance compared with subtype D in antiretroviral therapy-naive Ugandan children
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010)
Background: HIV-subtype D is associated with more rapid disease progression and higher rates of dementia in Ugandan adults compared with HIV-subtype A. There are no data comparing neuropsychological function by HIV subtype ...
Bronchoscopy is useful for diagnosing smear-negative tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients
(European Respiratory Journal, 2010)
Prevalence and factors associated with dysnatremia among patients presenting with head injury to the Accident and Emergency Unit, Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2010-05)
Background: Abnormal serum sodium levels also known as dysnatremia can occur after head injury. This is due to the impairment of the normal homeostasis of the body with resultant alteration in the sodium regulation. The ...
Prevalence of Hepatitis B, associated factors and liver enzyme pattern in lymphoma patients starting chemotherapy at Uganda Cancer Institute Kampala, Uganda
Introduction: Hepatitis B is highly endemic in sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. A recent serobehaviour survey (2004-2005) estimated that one out of ten persons in Uganda has chronic hepatitis B. Hepatitis B has been ...
Learning health professionalism at Makerere University: an exploratory study amongst undergraduate students
(BMC Medical Education, 2010)
Background: Anecdotal evidence shows that unprofessional conduct is becoming a common occurrence amongst health workers in Uganda. The development of appropriate professional values, attitudes and behaviors is a continuum ...
Nutrition, health and academic achievement of primary school children: a case of Kumi District, Eastern Uganda
(Makerere University, 2010-10)
Due to the success of child survival programs coupled with increased access to primary schooling through Universal Primary Education, more children are entering primary school and the education systems are now faced with ...
A comparative analysis of client satisfaction among people receiving HIV/AIDS care from public and private health facilities in Kabale District
(Makerere University, 2010-12)
Introduction: In Uganda in 2008, about 121,218 people were on ART, which was 40% of all persons eligible for it at the time. Despite increasing availability and accessibility to HIV/AIDS care services in Uganda, there are ...
Assessing the association between disclosure of HIV Sero status and contraceptive utilization among HIV positive women at AIDS Information Centre Kampala, Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2010-12)
Background Disclosure of HIV sero status is associated with improved sexual behavior. However there is limited information on the association between HIV sero status disclosure and contraceptive utilization among HIV+ ...
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and venous thromboembolism
Introduction: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) consists of two related conditions: deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Several risk factors for VTE have been identified and although each of them does not ...
Prevalence and factors associated with hypomagnesaemia in severely malnourished children admitted to Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2010)
Introduction: Magnesium, an alkaline earth metal type II nutrient participates in over 300 metabolic reactions that are very crucial for life and health. Hypomagnesaemia is known to compromise primary and secondary immune ...