Intussusception Complicated by Irreducible Gangrenous Coloanal Prolapse: Case Report and Novel Surgical Approach

Introduction: Childhood intussusception is a common cause of intestinal obstruction in infants and children. Late presentation may be associated with the intussusceptum protruding through the anus, which may be misdiagnosed…

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The Knowledge and Attitude of Traditional Birth Attendants towards Infection Prevention and Control Practices in a Southwestern Nigeria Community

Introduction: Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) are an essential component of the social, cultural, and religious fabric of many Nigerian communities. For care throughout pregnancy and labor, they are generally acknowledged…

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Knowledge of Risk Factors for Surgical Complications and Psychosocial Well-Being Among Post-Operative Patients in Selected State Hospitals in South West, Nigeria

Introduction: The study assessed the knowledge of risk factors for surgical complications; assessed the state of psychosocial well-being of postoperative patients after surgical intervention; identified factors for psychosocial well-being and…

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Prevalence, Pattern and Correlates of Substance Use among Adolescents in selected Public Secondary Schools, in Ado Ekiti, Southwest Nigeria

Introduction: This study sought to determine the prevalence, pattern and factors associated with substance use among adolescents in three secondary schools within Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria. Methods: The study…

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Co-administration of Zinc and Ascorbate Attenuates Germ Cell mRNA Androgen Receptor in Valorphin Induced Testicular-Toxicity in Wistar Rats

Introduction: Opioids are substances that act on opioid receptors to produce morphine-like effects. Medically, they are primarily used for pain relief and reports have shown that Valorphin causes degenerative changes…

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Prevalence and Determinants of Work Place Violence among Civil Servants in Osogbo, Nigeria

Introduction: Violence is a universal phenomenon that occurs virtually in all settings where there is human interaction. The civil service represents a conglomeration of individuals with diverse backgrounds working with…

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