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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among uurses in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central Ltd, 2010-01)
Background: Musculoskeletal disorders represent a significant occupational problem among nurses; however, data on musculoskeletal health of nurses in Sub-Sahara Africa are sparse. This study sought to determine the ...
Influence of self-reported socio-economic status on lung function of adult Nigerians
(Elsevier Ltd, 2010-09)
Objectives Low socio-economic status is known to be associated with reduced lung function in childhood and early adulthood, and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults. The lung function of people in ...
Assessment of exercise capacity in African patients with chronic heart failure using six minutes walk test
(Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2010-04)
Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the functional capacity during a 6-minute corridor walk and a 6-minute bicycle ergometry exercise in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Method: Thirty five ...
Prediction of functional capacity during six-minute walk among patients with chronic heart failure
(Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 2010-12)
Background:Formulae for predicting functional capacity during 6-minue walk are lacking and the accuracy of the existing formulae has been challenged in deferent populations. Aims:The purpose of this study was to develop ...
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a rural community in Nigeria
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2010-11)
Background: There has been an increasing interest in metabolic syndrome, but few, if any, epidemiological studies on the subject have been conducted in Nigeria. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence ...