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A Comparison of aspiration and non- aspiration fine needle techniques in providing standard amount of follucular cells for cytodiagnosis of thyroid nodules at Mulago hospital
Introduction: Fine needle cytology is recommended as the initial evaluation of thyroid nodules. Its main limitation are inadequate cellular harvest and indeterminate results. Unpublished cytology results of January 2006 ...
Clinical profile and antimicrobial susceptibility of pneumococcal bacteremia among febrile patients admitted to the emergency medical ward at Mulago Hospital.
INTRODUCTION: Streptococcus pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide more especially in the immunocompromised individuals. An estimated 50-60% of in-patients on the medical wards of Mulago hospital ...
Adherence and associated factors to postnatal follow up in the program for the prevention of mother to child transimission of HIV at Mulago hospital
TITTLE: Adherence and associated factors to postnatal follow up in the program for the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV at mulago hospital. BACKGROUND: The scale up of the diagnosis of HIV in pregnancy ...
Description of stroke subtypes and known associated risk factors among adult stroke patients at mulago hospital.
BACKGROUND: Stroke is the second commonest cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide after ischemic heart disease. Despite the high morbidity and mortality, there is limited data on the stroke subtypes and known associated ...
Factors affecting adherence to chloroquine prophylaxis for malaria among children with sickle cell anaemia in Mulago hospital
INTRODUCTION: Sickle cell anemia (SCA) is one of the most common inherited hemoglobinopathies in the tropics. Children with sickle cell anemia are at increased risk of morbidity and mortality from malaria, and are therefore ...
The prevalence of otitis media with effusion and associated hearing impairment among adults HIV/AIDS patients attending the ISS clinic at Mulago hospital
INTRODUCTION:The HIV/AIDS is the worst epidemic seen in the twentieth century where over 40 million people worldwide are living with the disease. It attacks the immune system leading to easy susceptibility to opportunistic ...