American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2018

  • Challenges and Outcome of Neonatal Surgery at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital Aba Nigeria

    Samuel Chidi Ekpemo, Ndubuisi Eleweke, Nneka Okoronkwo, Chapp-Jumbo Assumpta

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 69-72
    Received: 23 July 2018
    Accepted: 17 August 2018
    Published: 10 September 2018
    Abstract: Background: Neonatal surgery is still a challenge in developing country due to lack of appropriate equipment, inadequate work force and lack of political will by hospital management. However, there has been significant improvement in outcome over the last century. Objective: This study evaluates neonatal surgery in commercial city of Aba South East... Show More
  • Differences of Facial Infection with Demodex spp. Between Indian Students and Native Students in Jiamusi University

    Huiming Zhang, Sheng Bi, Fangfang Wang, Baocheng Zhang, Juxiang Su, Yue Dai, Chunmin Wang, Jiwei Du, Guang Chen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 73-77
    Received: 4 July 2018
    Accepted: 21 August 2018
    Published: 19 September 2018
    Abstract: Demodex is an ancient pathogen with is a contributor to chronic diseases such as acne rosacea or marginal blepharitis. Recently people found that many kind of diseases correlate with demodex infection, it begin to attract wide interest. At present, we want to evaluate the prevalence of facial infection with demodex spp, among international and loca... Show More
  • Genoprotective and DNA Repair Activities of Fruit Pulp Ethanol Extract from Detarium microcarpum Guill. and Perr. (Caesalpiniaceae)

    Ablassé Rouamba, Moussa Compaoré, Maurice Ouédraogo, Martin Kiendrebeogo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 78-84
    Received: 3 August 2018
    Accepted: 31 August 2018
    Published: 6 October 2018
    Abstract: DNA is continuously degraded by numerous genotoxic agents including intracellular reactive oxygen species produced by cell metabolism and exogenous environmental pollutants. These genotoxic agents destroy the DNA integrity leading to carcinogenesis or cell death. An increased consumption of vegetables, fruits and other foods rich in antioxidant com... Show More
  • Application of Polysomnography in Nursing Care of Patients with OSAHS

    Fang Xu, Zejun Zhou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 85-89
    Received: 17 October 2018
    Published: 18 October 2018
    Abstract: To observe the effect of comprehensive nursing intervention on the success rate of polysomnography (PSG) in monitoring (OSAHS) patients with sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome. 240 suspected OSAHS patients were randomly divided into two groups, 120 cases in each group. After admission, all patients were monitored by polysomnography. In the monitoring pr... Show More
  • Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile of Bacterial Isolates from Infected Caesarean Sites in Three Federal Capital Territory Hospitals, Abuja Nigeria

    Egbe Friday Andrew, Unam Nse Friday, Egbe Kingsley Andrew, Lerum Nathaniel Isaiah, Ekwom Edith Silas, Unah Victor Unah

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 90-95
    Received: 10 August 2018
    Accepted: 21 September 2018
    Published: 25 October 2018
    Abstract: In Nigeria, delivery by caesarean section which was once a dreaded event due in part to possible complications, fear and cost implications has over the past few years gain acceptance especially among the urban dwellers, as more women and doctors opt for caesarean delivery, resulting to increase in incidence of caesarean site infections. A total of ... Show More