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Human enteroviruses are not the cause of neurological impairments in children at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

Prudence Tettey, Ebenezer Badoe, Theophilus Adiku, Eva Obodai, John Kofi Odoom

Convulsions associated with fever and acute onset of unknown aetiology with case fatalities have become a long observed medical condition at the Child Health Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Children admitted to the department with seizures of undetermined origin and fever has been a s ...

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Anomalies échocardiographiques chez l’hémodialysé chronique: prévalence et facteurs de risque

Mariam Ezziani, Adil Najdi, Souad Mikou, Anis Elhassani, Mohammed Amine Akrichi, Hakim Hanin, Mohammed Arrayhani, Tarik Sqalli Houssaini

Les complications cardio-vasculaires sont la principale cause de mortalité et de morbidité chez les patients hémodialysés chroniques. Le but de cette étude est de décrire les différentes atteintes cardiaques à l'échocardiographie transt ...

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Medical education: microeconomics or macroeconomics?

Kieran Walsh - 02 May 2014

Medical education is expensive. This expense has led to a growing interest in ensuring that whatever is spent on medical education delivers value for money to the payer. Value for money can be view in macroeconomic or microeconomic terms. Microeconomics enables the study of the economic activities of individuals who make decisions about relatively small resources. This is most usually in a context where individuals purchase products or services. Macroeconomics by contrast is usually defined in conventional terms as the "sum total of economic activity, dealing with the issues of growth, inflation and unemployment”. The macroeconomic perspective is probably the most appropriate one through which to view decisions about cost and value in medical education... Continue...
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La tuberculose primaire de la glande parotide: à propos de deux cas

Nabil Touiheme, Mounir Kettani, Abdelhamid Messary

La localisation isolée de la tuberculose au niveau de la glande parotide est extrêmement rare. Aucun élément clinique, radiologique et biologique ne permet d'affirmer le dia..
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Reasons and circumstances for the late notification of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) cases in health facilities in Luanda
Arciolanda Macama, Joseph Okeibunor, Silvia Grando, Karim Djibaoui, Robert Yameogo, Alda Morais, Alex Ntale Gasasira, Salla Mbaye, Richard Mihigo, Deo Nshimirimana
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 239, 23 July 2014
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Letter to the editors
Sept heures pour une désensibilisation efficace et sans risque chez les patients VIH positifs intolérants au cotrimoxazole
Jalal El Benaye, Bekkali Nihal, Janah Hicham, El Haouri Mohammed
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 238, 22 July 2014
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Quality of life of Nigerians living with human immunodeficiency virus
Adeolu Oladayo Akinboro, Suliat Omolola Akinyemi, Peter B Olaitan, Ajani Adeniyi Raji, Adetoun Adetayo Popoola, Opeyemi Roseline Awoyemi, Olugbenga Edward Ayodele
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 234, 22 July 2014
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Human enteroviruses are not the cause of neurological impairments in children at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital
Prudence Tettey, Ebenezer Badoe, Theophilus Adiku, Eva Obodai, John Kofi Odoom
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 232, 21 July 2014
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Workshop report
Setting research priorities to reduce malaria burden in a post graduate training programme: lessons learnt from the Nigeria field epidemiology and laboratory training programme scientific workshop
Olufunmilayo I Fawole, Olufemi Ajumobi, Gabriele Poggensee, Patrick Nguku
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 226, 17 July 2014
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Anomalies échocardiographiques chez l’hémodialysé chronique: prévalence et facteurs de risque
Mariam Ezziani, Adil Najdi, Souad Mikou, Anis Elhassani, Mohammed Amine Akrichi, Hakim Hanin, Mohammed Arrayhani, Tarik Sqalli Houssaini
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 216, 15 July 2014
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Kystes de l’ovaire: score échographique de malignité
Kaouther Dimassi, Hajeur Bettaieb, Mohammed Derbel, Amel Triki, Mohammed Faouzi Gara
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 215, 15 July 2014
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Letter to the editors
La prise en charge à domicile du paludisme chez l’enfant de 0 à 5 ans: Un problème réel de santé publique à Lubumbashi (RD Congo)
Augustin Mulangu Mutombo, Gray A Wakamb Kanteng, Kristel Nzeba Tshibanda, Toni Kasole Lubala, Maguy Nsangaji Kabuya, Stanis Okitosho Wembonyama, Oscar Numbi Luboya
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 214, 15 July 2014
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