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Troubles de la ménopause: enquête sur les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques du personnel des structures sanitaires de Dakar

Abdoul Aziz Diouf, Marie Edouard Faye-Diémé, Mamour Guèye, Tatiana Gisèle Sandjon, Magatte Mbaye, Jean Charles Moreau, Alassane Diouf

Evaluer le niveau de connaissance du personnel de santé des structures sanitaires de la région de Dakar, l’attitude et les pratiques face aux troubles de la ménopause. Enquête prospective auprès de 135 prestataires avec un questionnaire anonyme divisé en q ...

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Indications and morbidity of tube thoracostomy performed for traumatic and non-traumatic free pleural effusions in a low-income setting

Alain Chichom Mefire, Marcus Fokou, Louis Din Dika

Tube thoracostomy (TT) is widely used to resolve a number of pleural conditions. Few data are available on the complications of TT performed for non-traumatic conditions, especially in low income setting. The aim of this study is to analyse the indications and complications of TT performed for both ...

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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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Case reports

Pineal epidermoid cyst: case report and review of the literature

Fahd Derkaoui Hassani, Abdelali Bouchaouch, Nizare El Fatemi, Rachid Gana, Najia El Abbadi, Moulay Rachid Maaqili

Intracranial epidermoid cysts are one of the rare tumors of all intracranial tumors. They represent 0,2 to 1% of intracranial tumors and 7 % of tumors in the cerebellopontine angle. The pineal region ..
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Primary health care approach to Diabetes mellitus in Malawi
Abbas Abdalrahman Assayed, Imied Daitoni
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 261, 29 July 2014
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Prise en charge des ruptures traumatiques des corps caverneux au sein d’une population militaire
Mohammed Alami, Abdellatif Janane, Mohamed Ghadouane, Ahmed Ameur, Mohamed Abbar
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 260, 29 July 2014
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L’évaluation d’un programme d’éducation thérapeutique chez le patient diabétique dans un Centre Hospitalier Universitaire marocain: résultats préliminaires d’une enquête pilote
Sana Doubi, Hanan El Ouahabi, Otmane Dakkar, Farida Ajdi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 258, 27 July 2014
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Troubles de la ménopause: enquête sur les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques du personnel des structures sanitaires de Dakar
Abdoul Aziz Diouf, Marie Edouard Faye-Diémé, Mamour Guèye, Tatiana Gisèle Sandjon, Magatte Mbaye, Jean Charles Moreau, Alassane Diouf
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 257, 27 July 2014
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Indications and morbidity of tube thoracostomy performed for traumatic and non-traumatic free pleural effusions in a low-income setting
Alain Chichom Mefire, Marcus Fokou, Louis Din Dika
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 256, 27 July 2014
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Epilepsy and Education in developing countries: a survey of school teachers’ knowledge about epilepsy and their attitude towards students with epilepsy in Northwestern Nigeria
Lukman Femi Owolabi, Naziru Muhammad Shehu, Shakirah Desola Owolabi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 255, 27 July 2014
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Challenges in the management of iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis in a resource limited setting: a case series
Emeka Blessius Kesieme, Peter Okokhere, Sylvester Eluehike, Peter Isabu
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 254, 26 July 2014
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Syndrome de régression embryonnaire des testicules: à propos de 6 cas
Hanane Latrech, Mohammed El Hassan Gharbi, Abdelmjid Chraïbi, Ahmed Gaouzi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 250, 26 July 2014
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