Start Year: 2007
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[Article Number: 02D1F6155297]
Background: Research in paediatric radiography in Nigeria, particularly as it relates to paediatric radiation protection has been a neglected area. This is further complicated by the fact that paediatric patients do not have a voice of their own. Objective of Study: To assess the status of radiation proctection among paedatrics. Methods: An extensive search of the literature was conducted on Google, Google... Read more.
[Article Number: 7EB4A9955299]
OBJECTIVE: To assess the standard of personnel radiation monitoring practice in North Eastern Nigeria and determine the role played by the hospital management in assisting radiation workers to conform to standards. METHOD: The study was a cross-sectional survey. Medical Radiation workers in tertiary hospitals in North Eastern Nigeria completed a questionnaire purposely designed to assess personnel radiation... Read more.
[Article Number: C438F1D55302]
BACKGROUND: Research is a critical component in radiography profession. It ranges from high level scientific investigation of new and updated concepts into every day utilization of evidence based findings and to fill in the gap between theory and practice. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to ascertain awareness of practicing radiographers about the role and importance of research in evidence based medical... Read more.
[Article Number: 0868A5C55305]
INTRODUCTION: The imperativeness of establishing National Diagnostic Reference Levels (NDRLs) is important in Nigeria because it forms a comprehensive, concise and a powerful tool for optimizing radiation protection of patients. National diagnostic reference levels can be established by collaboration with radiographers across the country, the regulators, and professional bodies involved. The first step begins when each... Read more.
[Article Number: 98D8A7755307]
AIM: Workplace Violence (WPV) is currently a global phenomenon that is spreading fast and eating into the fabric of the entire society. Health workers are particularly at a high risk because of the nature of their work. This paper is aimed at assessing how Radiographers practicing in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria are affected by WPV. METHODS: Workplace violence related questionnaires were administered to 120... Read more.
[Article Number: 7F6FA5755315]
PURPOSE: To characterize and compare the pelvic typologies in Jos, North Central Nigeria with the reported types in North East Nigeria. METHOD: A total of 588 female pelvic radiographs were retrieved from the archives of the Department of Radiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and Plateau Specialist Hospital (PSH). The anteroposterior, the transverse and the oblique diameters of the pelvic inlet were... Read more.
[Article Number: ABF7A9755318]
BACKGROUND: Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is a specialized radiological investigation that employs the use of contrast agent to outline the uterus and fallopian tubes, it is an important tool in the evaluation of infertility which is a major clinico-social issue among women in Nigeria. OBJECTIVE: To determine the pattern of HSG findings among women with clinical diagnosis of infertility in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa... Read more.
[Article Number: 5D1D10055308]
Background: Artefacts are commonly encountered in clinical Computed Tomography (CT), and may degrade the quality of the image and obscure or simulate pathology leading to mis-diagnoses. Objective: To identify the type and frequency of artifacts in Computed Tomography examinations performed at Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital. Methodology: A retrospective study carried out in February and March... Read more.
[Article Number: FAA11E455309]
Background: Ethics is concerned with justice, rights; respect background is not deficit of human dignity, autonomy of the individual and respect of the community. Medical ethics is a set of moral values and principles of conduct for professionals working with patients. Objective: To determine the compliance to professional ethics among radiographers in North Eastern Nigeria. Methods: A prospective... Read more.
[Article Number: 4AA3E4E55320]
Background: The use of ionizing radiation in medical imaging contributes the largest amount of man-made exposure to the public and there is no safe dose of ionizing radiation. Aim: To assess the radiation safety culture in the practice of radiation health workers in Kano Metropolis. Methods: Ninety-two structured questionnaires were administered to the consented radiation health professionals in Kano metropolis.... Read more.
[Article Number: 08F61FE55321]
Background: Film Reject Analysis (FRA) is a key quality control tool in conventional medical imaging departments and it provides a valuable tool in assessing patient dose. Objectives: To determine the film reject rate, reasons for the reject and the radiographic examination involved in film reject Methodology: A prospective cross-sectional study was employed where 733 rejected radiographs was used. These were... Read more.
[Article Number: 2A6713155322]
Background: Trauma is defined as a physical wound or injury such as a fracture or blow. It is a major public concern throughout the world and probably the most serious of all health problems. Plain radiography is used as an imaging modality to assess fractures and dislocations in patients presenting with trauma to the upper extremities. Other imaging modalities such as Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound and Magnetic... Read more.
[Article Number: 458D1AF55323]
Background: Computed Tomography scan of the head has become the imaging modality of choice to identify intracranial injuries due to its sensitivity for demonstrating pathologies from the soft tissue (brain) to the skull (cranium). Objectives: To evaluate the pattern of Computed Tomography (CT) scan findings of head among children with traumatic and non-traumatic injuries and their age and sex... Read more.
[Article Number: 178BE0655324]
Background: Global statistics show breast cancer prevalence is rising at a faster rate in populations of developing countries. This study intends to evaluate the awareness of breast cancer, risk factors, screening methods and practice of the screening methods among female university students. Methods: A descriptive survey design was adopted. Data was collected via, a 13-item, structured, questionnaire, containing... Read more.
[Article Number: A2D31B055533]
Objective: To assess the degree of deterioration of archived radiographs. Methodology: Every stored X-Ray wallet in the department was retrieved and the radiographs assessed for any change in appearance using a viewing box. The faults identified were tabulated. Simple statistical tools were used to calculate central tendencies. Result: One thousand and forty three radiographs were archived from 2002 to 201 1... Read more.
[Article Number: B408F1055536]
Objective: To identify the factors that affect the development of practical skills among clinical radiography students and to obtain information on how the practical skills development can be improved. Methodology: The study was a prospective crosssectional survey. It covered the clinical (400 and 500 Level) radiography students of University of... Read more.
[Article Number: 1CDE50D55544]
AIM: To investigate clinicians' perception of Radiographers' competence in ultrasound practice and the self-reported confidence in ultrasound practice among radiographers. METHOD: Using a 5-Point Scale, Seventy-Six out of one hundred clinicians from different specialties responded to a questionnaire designed to assess clinicians' perception of Radiographer ultrasound skills. From 75 Radiographers, 54... Read more.
[Article Number: 417C58855407]
Toxicity of fresh radiographic developer on tadpole of Rana subsigillata species collected from ch·ains in Calabar was examined. Tue eggs of these amphibians were collected and hatched in the laborato1y within 48 hours with about 99% tadpole smvival. TI1ey were acclimated in about 400ml of tap water for 24 hours. A total of forty (40), 3 day old tad poles were used. Range finding te!. was conducted at... Read more.
[Article Number: 1A98DB555418]
The objective of this study is to obtain typical ESD values for patients undergoing four common X-ray examinations in two diagnostic centers in Ekiti State, and to determine the level of confonnance of cmnnt practice in the two centers with the UK prac tice. TI1enuoluminesence dosimeters (TLDs) were used to meaimre the ESDs for 80 patients, undergoing chest (PA), abdomen (AP), lumbar spine (AP)... Read more.
[Article Number: 06DA75955432]
Background: Technical faults represent one of the most potent limiting factors in optimizing pediatric radiography. These faults not only affect the technical quality of the radiographs produced but have far reaching consequences. Objectives: We sought to audit the common technical faults in pediatric chest radiography in South South Nigeria towards identifying and adopting re medial measures that... Read more.
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