Rehabilitation of the completely edentulous young patient with the & #8220;Malo Bridge & #8221;: A case report
A Gulnar, SH Altintas, O Yilmaz, G AtesNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(9):1328-1331 It is possible to rehabilitate fully edentulous patients with implantsupported fixed or removable prostheses; however, implantsupported fixed prostheses are the gold standard for patients who not prefer to use removable dentures. This case report, prosthetic rehabilitation of a completely edentulous young patient with an implantsupported fixed hybrid prosthesis using the “Malo Bridge” technique is described. A 18 years old male patient was referred to the clinic with complaints of tooth loss, aesthetics, function,...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Gulnar SH Altintas O Yilmaz G Ates Source Type: research

Recurrent syringomatous adenoma of the nipple following a misdiagnosis: A case report
We present the case of a 60-year-old woman with a painful, firm, solid tumor in her left breast and deformation of the left nipple-areolar complex (NAC). Histopathological test results were conflicting. The tumor, including the NAC were locally excised. Postsurgical immuno-histochemical tests revealed squamous histology, whereas myoepithelial cells were present in the resected specimen, a feature consistent with SAN. The pathologist noted microscopically positive surgical margins. Three months after surgery, tumor recurrence occurred. The patient underwent revision surgery with wide excision of the skin and gland around th...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: V Abeciunas K Jurgaitis N Jakutis Source Type: research

Does preoperative chemical depilation make any difference in postoperative wound infection ?
Conclusion: There was no significant difference in SSI rates in patients that had preoperative chemical depilation when compared with razor shaving. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: CC Okoli SN Anyanwu CD Emegoakor GU Chianakwana E Ihekwoaba MD Ughasoro OA Egwuonwu H Nzeako Source Type: research

Investigation of the esthetic outcomes of white spot lesion treatments
Conclusions: Among the three treatment modalities investigated in this study, resin infiltration was the most effective in masking the WSLs. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: J Lee LO Okoye PP Lima PT Gakunga BT Amaechi Source Type: research

Evaluation of treatment adherence and illness perception in cardiology patients
Conclusion: Patients try to explain their disease in the light of their personal experiences, knowledge, values, beliefs, and needs. Illness perception which is among the most important factors providing treatment adherence is an important factor affecting many areas from the person's psychological adaptation to the course of disease. Illness perception and treatment adherence are affected by educational level. Dr. D Yıldırım (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: D Yildirim D Baykal Source Type: research

Evaluation of low back pain frequency and related factors among people over 18 years of age
Conclusion: Low back pain is still a serious problem that can be avoided by ensuring optimal working conditions and a healthier life. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: H Kaptan MN Ilhan AU Dikmen H Ekmekci C Ozbas Source Type: research

Internalized stigma in acne vulgaris and its relationship with quality of life, general health, body perception, and depression
Discussion: Significant and independent predictive factors for high internalized stigma state were the negative quality of life, male gender, the severity of the illness, and depression. Therefore, internalized stigma may be one of the major factors responsible for the psychosocial burden of AV. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: D Kotekoglu A Parlakdag FS Koramaz G Varol V Aslankoc S Bozkurt C Memis AA Karakas E Alpsoy Source Type: research

Knowledge and behaviors of veterinary students about rabies: A descriptive study from Turkey
Conclusions: The study revealed deficiencies in the students' awareness levels regarding rabies. Ascertaining a sufficient amount of theory and practice courses on rabies in the veterinary faculty curriculum, starting from earlier classes will contribute to the knowledge and behaviors of the students. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: E Pirincci O Kurt AF Oguzoncul SE Deveci Source Type: research

Marginal discrepancy of 3-unit Co-Cr metal copings fabricated with additive and subtractive manners: A comparative study
Conclusions: SAM group demonstrated superior marginal accuracy. All groups had clinically acceptable marginal discrepancy values (<120 μm), except cast group. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: O Onoral Source Type: research

Does the plasma application time affect the tensile bond strength between PMMA and a silicone-based denture liner ?
Conclusion: This study suggests that the adhesion between PMMA and denture liner is improved under conditions of oxygen plasma treatment with extended exposure time rather than argon plasma treatment. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: K Soygun E Tamam A Dogan S Keskin Source Type: research

The effect of kinesio taping with the web strip technique on pain, edema, and trismus after impacted mandibular third molar surgery
Conclusion: KT with the web strip technique should be considered more economic and less traumatic than other approaches, as it is free from systemic side effects and is a simple method to carry out to decrease morbidity. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: ME Yurttutan KT Sancak Source Type: research

Self-reported confidence with ocular examination and management of eye diseases by general medical practitioners
Conclusions: Half of the GPs performed eye examination. Self-reported confidence in ophthalmoscopy, diagnosis, and management of posterior segment diseases was low among GPs. Diagnostic confidence was highest for pterygium. Continuing ophthalmic education and provision of basic ophthalmic equipment are recommended to improve confidence of GP in management of ocular disorders. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AA Onyiaorah NN Kizor SN N Nwosu Source Type: research

Are outcomes of surgery for retina detachments from giant tears worse than from other holes and tears in this era of small gauge vitrectomy and perflorocarbon use in Sub-Saharan Africa ?
Conclusion: Good anatomic and visual outcomes can be achieved after surgery for RRD secondary to giant tears in a sub-Saharan Africa setting in this era of small gauge vitrectomy and perflourocarbon use, these outcomes are comparable to those from surgery for RRD secondary to other types of holes and tears. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: O Oderinlo A Hassan O Okonkwo T Bogunjoko O Idris Source Type: research

Evaluation of choroidal thickness before and after strabismus surgery in paediatric patients by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography
Conclusions: We observed that there was a significant decrease in the choroidal thickness during the early postoperative period and no significant change in the late postoperative period in paediatric patients of double horizontal muscle surgery. Moreover, these early changes in the choroid in paediatric patients show that it does not cause a functional loss. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AA Yetkin A Simsek Source Type: research

Efficacy of Endoactivator, CanalBrush, and passive ultrasonic irrigation in the removal of calcium hydroxide paste with iodoform and p-chlorophenol from root canals
Conclusions: It was more difficult to remove Calcipast Forte than a water-based calcium hydroxide paste. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: D Turkaydin FB Basturk S Goker B Tarcin Y Garip Berker H Sazak Ovecoglu Source Type: research

Comparison of age-based weight estimation with actual measured weight in children aged one to twelve years in Enugu
Conclusion: None of the weight estimation formulae assessed was entirely accurate in our study, though the Nelson method showed superior agreement. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: BO Edelu KK Iloh OO Igbokwe CI D Osuorah ON Iloh IK Ndu JN Eze IN Obumneme-Anyim OC Nduagubam UC Akubilo Source Type: research

Evaluation of extremity vascular injuries and treatment approaches
Conclusion: The primary goals in extremity vessel injury cases are to prevent mortality, especially after major vascular injuries, and save the extremity from amputation. With a fast, effective and multi-disciplinary approach, an accurate diagnosis and effective surgical intervention can prevent morbidity and mortality as well as reduce the rate of undesirable complications. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: C Guven H Kafadar Source Type: research

Anterior bladder wall thickness, post-void urine residue, and bladder emptying efficiency as indicators of bladder dysfunction in Nigerian men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
Conclusion: Voiding dysfunction was more severe in patients with BWT of 5 mm or more. There was a positive, but insignificant, correlation between anterior BWT and PVR and a significant negative correlation between BWT and BEE. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: BU Eze TU Mbaeri JC Orakwe Source Type: research

Fixed orthodontic appliance impact on oral health-related quality of life during initial stages of treatment
Conclusion: With the growing therapeutic and cosmetic demands of orthodontic treatment and the focus on OHRQoL, the study findings can be used to enhance patients' cooperation, expectation, and adherence to orthodontic treatment. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: Laila Fawzi Baidas Norah AlJunaydil Mawadh Demyati Rawan Abu Sheryei Source Type: research

Development of relationship with patient self efficacy scale: Gender, department, and grade level differences
Conclusion: This scale has beendemonstrated to be a valid and reliable instrument.The analyses unfolded that RPSES scores of the students were not different between men and womenand did not differ by the departments the students attended; however, the RPSES scores were different by the grade levels of the students (juniors and seniors). The fourth graders' RPSES scores were higher than those of third graders. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Cevirme N Ugurlu U Sahranc K Ozdemir G Durat O Erturk S Sahin Source Type: research

Blood glucose fluctuations in patients with coronary heart disease and diabetes mellitus correlates with heart rate variability: A retrospective analysis of 210 cases
Conclusions: It suggests that BGF strongly correlated with HRV in patients with CHD and T2DM. It also provides experimental instructions for clinical practice. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: Y Chen T Jia X Yan L Dai Source Type: research

Antimicrobial effects of sodium hypochlorite and Er,Cr:YSGG laser against Enterococcus faecalis biofilm
Conclusions: Within the limitations of this laboratory study, NaOCl irrigation improved the antimicrobial effect of Er,Cr:YSGG laser irradiation. When the toxic effects of high percentage of NaOCl was considered, the combination of low-powered laser and low concentration of NaOCl can be used as an effective disinfection method in root canal treatment. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: K Suer L Ozkan M Guvenir Source Type: research

Apical peri-prostatic nerve block versus intra-rectal xylocaine gel for trans- rectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy among Nigerian patients: A prospective randomized study
Conclusion: This study demonstrated the superiority of apical peri-prostatic nerve block over intra rectal xylocaine gel instillation during TRUS-PBx with respect to its anesthetic efficacy. Therefore, centers providing TRUS-PBx in Nigeria should consider apical peri-prostatic nerve block as their mode of anesthesia for the procedure due to its efficacy and high safety profile. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - September 10, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: EV Ezenwa SO Osaghae EO Ozah G Okparanta Source Type: research

Erratum: Effects of short inter-pregnancy interval on maternal and perinatal outcomes: A cohort study of pregnant women in a low-income country
Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(8):1182-1182 (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: research

Two-piece mesostructure and vertically oriented locking screws design for implant-assisted prosthesis in the esthetic zone
ME Sayed, WM Ahmed, CA Jurado, A TsujimotoNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(8):1178-1181 Restoration of the malaligned dental implants in the esthetic zone is a challenge for dental practitioner because of the difficulty in obtaining balance and harmony between position and color of the final prosthesis and the adjacent teeth. Mesostructure is a part of the prosthesis that located ontop of the dental implant and bearing the final prosthesis. It has a form of milled bar to bear an overdenture or as abutment used for the correction of malaligned dental implants. Such approach maintains screw-retained prosthesis ...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: ME Sayed WM Ahmed CA Jurado A Tsujimoto Source Type: research

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Imo State, Southeast, Nigeria
Conclusion: The MDR-TB rate of 3.1% found in this study was relatively low and efforts should be intensified to keep it low. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: II E Ahiarakwem IM Ekejindu CN Akujobi IN Aghanya Source Type: research

Pattern of presentation and surgical management of spine tumors in Southeast Nigeria over a 10-year period
Conclusions: Metastatic adenocarcinoma was the most common tumor of the spine. There was restricted ability at a GTR for non-PSCT compared to PSCT. Grossly 75% had improved/same neurological status, as such adjudged as a good outcome. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: MC Chikani M Messi O Okwunodulu W Mezue S Ohaegbulam C Ndubuisi L Iroegbu S Nkwerem Source Type: research

Demographic profile and endoscopic findings among patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, North-Western Nigeria
Conclusion: Esophageal varices are the most common cause of UGIB among our patients and middle-aged male patients were the most commonly affected group. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: M Manko AK Bello MF Mohammed PO Egbegbedia M Daniyan AM Jabir SK Mustapaha MM Dauda Source Type: research

Investigation of the clonal associations in Acinetobacter Baumannii strains isolated from the respiratory samples of patients in a tertiary research hospital
Conclusion: Findings obtained from this study suggest that isolates can easily spread through the hospital via isolate cross-contamination caused by health personnel. These contaminating isolates may be able to maintain their presence within the hospital for a long time. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: S Ozyurt U Kostakoglu IE Yildiz A Erturk E Sonmez U Sahin AC Cicek Source Type: research

Effects of artificial aging on the bond strengths of universal dental adhesives
Conclusions: With the exception of ABU, mechanical loading had no deleterious effects on the μTBS of the universal adhesive systems examined in this study. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AR Cetin H Dinc Source Type: research

Prognostic impact of pretreatment thrombocytosis in epithelial ovarian cancer
Conclusions: The study suggests that pretreatment thrombocytosis may be a useful predictor of survivals in EOC patients. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: KS Okunade O Dawodu M Adenekan CM Nwogu O Awofeso AO Ugwu O Salako S John-Olabode OF Olowoselu RI Anorlu Source Type: research

Clinical and laboratory profile of patients with epistaxis in Kano, Nigeria: A 10-year retrospective review
Conclusion: Coagulopathies, anaemia, and hemoglobinopathies are common findings among our patients with epistaxis. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Ajiya A Adamu IY Shuaibu Source Type: research

Knowledge, utilization, and accessibility of child welfare card among caregivers in a tertiary center in South West Nigeria
Conclusion: The overall knowledge, utilization, and accessibility of the CWC were poor. Parents/caregivers with good knowledge were more likely to utilize the information on the CWC compared with participants with poor knowledge. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: MA Alao YT Olasinde E Agelebe AO Asinobi DA Gbadero Source Type: research

The impact of playing wind musical instruments on the dental arch dimensions in a male west african population
Conclusions: Playing a wind instrument as well as the type of instrument played, duration, and frequency of play did not significantly affect dental arch dimensions. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: TE Adeyemi OD Otuyemi Source Type: research

Dental and soft tissue changes following extraction of second premolars in females with bimaxillary protrusion: A retrospective study
ND Alqahtani, A Alqasir, T Al-Jewair, K Almoammar, SF AlbarakatiNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(8):1110-1119 Background: Bimaxillary protrusion is a condition wherein esthetic concerns are the main reason behind seeking orthodontic treatment. Aim: The aim of this retrospective cephalometric study was to evaluate the soft tissue profile and dental changes among female Saudi bimaxillary protrusion patients treated with extraction of all second premolars followed by retraction of the anterior teeth. Subjects and Methods: Pre and posttreatment cephalometric radiographs of adult female patients (ages 18–30 ...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: ND Alqahtani A Alqasir T Al-Jewair K Almoammar SF Albarakati Source Type: research

Effects of blood contamination and hemostatic agents on bond strength in primary teeth dentin
Conclusion: It was determined that only the ABS contamination groups showed statistically significant decreases in the bond strengths when compared with control groups. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: Y Erdogan H Karayilmaz M Unal O Gungor ZZ Ciftci Source Type: research

Sonoelastographic evaluation of the masseter muscle before and after mandibular setback surgery
Conclusion: We believe that in the present study important findings have been emphasized for further research aiming to investigate the possible relationship between masticatory alterations and surgical outcomes after orthognathic surgery. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: M Etoz AE Demirbas KG Topsakal OA Etoz MO Kaya A Alkan Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of random plasma glucose and random blood capillary glucose in detecting international association of diabetes and pregnancy study groups- defined hyperglycemia in early pregnancy
Conclusion: Random plasma glucose and Random capillary glucose performed poorly compared to 75g-OGTT in detecting hyperglycemia in early pregnancy. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AS Adefisan BN Olagbuji AA Adeniyi IP Ade-Ojo SM Ghazalli BA Olofinbiyi Source Type: research

Comparative study of nutritional status of children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia in Enugu, Southeast Nigeria
Conclusions: Poor growth and nutritional status are still prevalent while overweight and obesity are emerging comorbidities among children with SCA in our environment. Regular nutritional assessment of children with SCA should be encouraged while those at risk of under/over-nutrition should receive adequate nutritional rehabilitation to prevent possible complications. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: OM Ukoha IJ Emodi AN Ikefuna EO Obidike MO Izuka CB Eke Source Type: research

Retention of luting agents used for implant-supported restorations: A comparative In-Vitro study
Conclusion: Neither of the tested cement had superiority over another to ensuring retention. The types of cement presented were meant to be a discretionary guide for the clinician in deciding the amount of the desired retention between castings and abutments. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Aladag MH Sahan NO Akkus R Aktas Source Type: research

The effect of operator-induced variability on the physical properties of ProRoot MTA
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, even though the WP ratios that were utilized in the clinical setting vary, microhardness and compressive strength values of MTA was not significantly affected. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: M Aytore Kosar FB Basturk D Turkaydin MH Nekoofar Source Type: research

Atopy in HIV-infected children attending the pediatric antiretroviral clinic of LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo
Conclusion: Allergic conjunctivitis is common in HIV-infected Nigerian children. Atopies are more common in boys and children with parental atopies. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: OA Oyedeji AA Afolabi AO Odeyemi VO Kayode E Agelebe Source Type: research

The prevalence and determinants of complementary medicine use for nigerian children in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Conclusions: CAM is used prevalently in this population and the use of CAM is primarily focused on improving well-being. CAM usage for children increases with parental use. Further qualitative research is needed to understand the parental belief in the use of CAMs for children. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: GO Christopher C Ozturk Source Type: research

Clinicopathological characterization of colonic polyps
Conclusion: Single small-sized sessile polyps of adenomatous type and mild dysplasia are the most common polyps in the Saudi population. Sigmoid/rectum is the most common site affected, and the outcome of polyps is generally favorable. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: YA Qari Source Type: research

Accuracy of fluid delivery devices for the neonate: Are the measures assured ?
Conclusion: This study has demonstrated that the FDDs used our center are accurately calibrated and safe as they deliver volumes of fluid as labeled. The findings in this study reassure us of the dependability and accuracy of delivery of the FDDs we use in children in our center. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: PE Okoro IF Gbobo PW Igwe DU Umeh CA Okoro P Nwiwu Source Type: research

In which rosacea patients should Demodex in the eyelashes be investigated ?
Conclusion: When at least one Demodex is found on the face in rosacea patients, the eyelashes should be examined for effective treatment of the mite. Itchy eyes may be an important sign of the presence of Demodex in people without blepharitis. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Ogrum S Alim Source Type: research

Evaluation of corticophobia in asthmatic patients
Conclusion: We found that treatment adherence may increase, if physicians allocate more time to asthma patients to inform about ICS beneficial effects at the initiating of ICS treatment and control visits. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - August 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: HI Yakar A Kanbay Source Type: research

Sudden olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions: Important red flags in COVID-19
AJ Fasunla, TS IbekweNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(7):1030-1032 (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - July 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AJ Fasunla TS Ibekwe Source Type: research

Evaluation of healing by Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) & #43; & #946; -Tricalcium Phosphate ( & #946; -TCP) and Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) & #43; & #946; -Tricalcium Phosphate ( & #946; - TCP) in periapical lesions: Case report
This article describes cases of bone augmentation with a combination of PRP + β -TCP and PRF + β -TCP for treatment of the chronic periapical lesion. The cases were followed for six months and one year and healing was evaluated quantitatively using cone beam computed tomography. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - July 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: M Kavitha R Krishnaveni AM Swathi MH M Abubacker Source Type: research

Maxillofacial rehabilitation of nasal defect with nasal prosthesis using donor method: A case report
This article emphasis rehabilitation of the nasal defect of a patient with nasal prosthesis using donor method. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - July 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: MI Mathar SM Shamsudeen Source Type: research