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July-September 2018| Vol 5| Issue 3

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Can preoperative haemoglobin concentration and patients’ age predict American Society of Anesthesiologists’ scores?

Introduction The latest version of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score approved by the ASA House of Delegates in 2014 is used preoperatively to assess patients’ physic...


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Central corneal thickness measurement of non-glaucomatous adults in Ahmadu Bello University Sick Bay, Samaru, Zaria

Background: Central corneal thickness (CCT) is the measurement of the center of the cornea and also a parameter for assessing the corneal health status. Normal mean values for CCT range betwe...


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Comparing Frozen and Paraffin Section in the Detection of Metastases in Sentinel Lymph Node in Breast Cancer in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, North-Western, Nigeria

Background: Sentinel lymph node biopsy is an effective diagnostic procedure to determine the need to treat the axilla or otherwise in patients with early breast cancer to avoid its inherent c...


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Prevalence and pattern of bacterial isolate in febrile children with sickle cell anemia in a tertiary hospital in Northern Nigeria

Context: Bacterial infections constitute a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA). These children have increased susceptibility to bacterial infectio...


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Knowledge of antibiotic resistance among healthcare workers in primary healthcare centers in Kaduna North local government area

INTRODUCTION Antibiotics have undoubtedly played a significant role in saving lives and increasing longevity globally. Its advent, along with improvement in economic status, sanitati...


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Sub-Saharan African Journal of Medicine, a publication of Faculty of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ssajm.org.

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