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Unrecognized psychiatric disorders among adult patients admitted into a general hospital in Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria

Abdulaziz Mohammed, Jidda Mohammed Said, Musa Abba Wakil, Isa Bukar Rabbebe, Taiwo Sheikh, Samuel Agunbiade

Patients with unrecognized psychiatric disorders in general hospitals, suffer economic and psycho-social difficulties. This study aimed to determine (i) prevalence and pattern of psychiatric disorders, and (ii) prevalence of unrecognized psychiatric disorders among adult in-patients of a general ho ...

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Rachianesthésie pour césarienne: facteurs de risque d’apparition de scores d’Apgar inférieur à 7 chez les nouveau-nés malga

Tsiorintsoa Yvonne Rasolonjatovo, Bako Minosoa Gilberthe Ravololonirina, Zely Arivelo Randriamanantany, Nasolotsiry Enintsoa Raveloson

la rachianesthésie est courante en obstétrique. L'hypotension artérielle maternelle apparaît dans 50-80%. Elle affecte l'équilibre acido-basique et l'état clinique du nouveau-né. Pour y remédier, l'usage de vasoconstricteurs est incontournable. ...

Only the 300 first characters of this abstract are displayed here - 23 October 2014
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Editorials

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa: a story of related public health challenges and a pointer to solutions to mitigate the inevitable next outbreak

Peter Nsubuga - 22 September 2014

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has the world once again gripped by the threat of a zoonotic disease that has spread into several countries. While the underlying factors that have led to an increasing frequency of zoonotic disease outbreaks are complex, including population pressure and rapid movement between locations in most of these epidemicsthere are least three related key drivers—a challenge of initial detection and appropriate investigation and response to a cluster of suspected cases, a challenge of management of an outbreak of a communicable disease, and a challenge of prediction or anticipation of what disease outbreak (both communicable and non-communicable) could come next (or is currently occurring but unseen). These three challenges reveal the urgent need of a public health workforce that is adequately trained and supported to operate multi-disease public health surveillance and response systems. Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia do not yet have specific programs to develop this workforce and the system to support them while Nigeria does (and several other countries do), and this difference is critical in addressing the major public heath challenge posed by the current Ebola outbreak as well as a myriad of communicable and non-communicable diseases. We will take a look at each of the three challenges in turn... Continue...
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Case reports

Pyomyosite tuberculeuse primitive chez une patiente immunocompétente: à propos d’un cas

Alifa Daghfous, Khaled Bouzaidi, Lamia Rezgui Marhoul

L'atteinte du muscle strié au cours de la tuberculose chez un sujet immunodéprimé ou à partir de l'extension d'un foyer ostéo-articulaire de voisinage est rare mais ..
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Néphrectomie bilatérale de sauvetage compliquant une sclérose tubéreuse de Bourneville. Mohamed El Amrani, Mounia Azizi.
24 October 2014


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La tuberculose pulmonaire et le tabac: à propos de 100 cas
Hicham Janah, Hicham Souhi, Hatim Kouissmi, Karima Marc, Rachida Zahraoui, Jouda Benamor, Mona Soualhi, Jamal Eddine Bourkadi
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 202, 24 October 2014
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Unrecognized psychiatric disorders among adult patients admitted into a general hospital in Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria
Abdulaziz Mohammed, Jidda Mohammed Said, Musa Abba Wakil, Isa Bukar Rabbebe, Taiwo Sheikh, Samuel Agunbiade
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 197, 24 October 2014
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Le dermatofibrosarcome de Darier et Ferrand, une tumeur cutanée particulière: à propos de 32 cas et revue de la littérature
Driss Elamrani, Hatim Droussi, Samira Boukind, Keltoum Elatiqi, Meriem Dlimi, Yassine Benchamkha, Saloua Ettalbi
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 196, 24 October 2014
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Rachianesthésie pour césarienne: facteurs de risque d’apparition de scores d’Apgar inférieur à 7 chez les nouveau-nés malga
Tsiorintsoa Yvonne Rasolonjatovo, Bako Minosoa Gilberthe Ravololonirina, Zely Arivelo Randriamanantany, Nasolotsiry Enintsoa Raveloson
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 193, 23 October 2014
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Workshop report
Training cameroonian researchers on pragmatic knowledge translation trials: a workshop report
Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Lehana Thabane, Pierre Ongolo-Zogo
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 190, 23 October 2014
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Case series
L’ostéotomie de scarf dans le traitement de l’hallux valgus: à propos de 19 cas
Hassan Boussakri, Mohammed Bachiri, Mohammed Elidrissi, Mohammed Shimi, Abdelhalim Elibrahimi, Abdelmajid Elmrini
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 189, 23 October 2014
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Les tumeurs des glandes salivaires, étude épidémio-clinique et corrélation anatomoradiologique: étude rétrospective à propos de 148 cas
Malika Fassih, Redallah Abada, Sami Rouadi, Mohamed Mahtar, Mohamed Roubal, Mustapha Essaadi, Mohamed Fatmi El Kadiri
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 187, 23 October 2014
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Etude histopathologique des adénopathies cervicales à Yaoundé, Cameroun
Zacharie Sando, Florent Ymele Fouelifack, Jovanny Tsuala Fouogue, Jeanne Hortence Fouedjio, Yvette Sandrine Ngo Ndeby, Francois Djomou, Amadou Fewou, Jean-Louis Essame Oyono
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 185, 21 October 2014
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