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    • Injury Pattern among Non-fatal Road Traffic Crash Victims 

      Kinuthia, Gichuhi (East African Orthopaedic Journal, 2007)
      Objective: To study and analyse the pattern of injuries among non-fatal road traffic crash victims. Design: Retrospective analytical study. Setting: Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi over a six-month period from February ...
    • Urolithiasis in Nairobi, Kenya. 

      Ngugi, P. M.; Magoha, G. A.; Kiptoon, D. (Kenya Medical Association, 2010)
      Background: Urolithiasis is an emerging problem in Kenya previously thought to be very rare and in which the use of modern methods of treatment has not been widely practiced Objective: To review the presentation and ...
    • Hearing Disorders in HIV Positive Adult Patients 

      Ongulo, B. A.; Oburra, H. O. (East and Central African Journal of Surgery, 2010)
      Background: This study was aimed at determining the prevalence and type of hearing disorders in HIV positive patients and any correlationship with the CD4 counts/stage of HIV/AIDS in patients attending the comprehensive ...
    • Hearing disorders in HIV positive adult patients not on anti-retroviral drugs at Kenyatta National Hospital 

      Ongulo, B. A.; Oburra, H. O. (East African Medical Journal, 2010-09)
      Objectives: To determine the prevalence and type of hearing disorders in HIV positive patients not on anti - retroviral drugs (ARVs) and correlate this with the world health Organization (WHO) stage of HIV disease and CD4 ...
    • The pattern of hearing disorders in HIV positive patients on antiretroviral drugs at Kenyatta national hospital 

      Makau, S. M.; Ongulo, B. A; Mugwe, P. (East African Medical Journal, 2010-10)
      Objectives: To determine if patients on Anti - retroviral drugs (ARVs) develop hearing impairment. Design: The comprehensive care clinic (CCC), Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Nairobi. Setting : Case controlled ...
    • Operative Exposure of a Surgical Trainee at a Tertiary Hospital in Kenya 

      Ojuka, Daniel Kinyuru; Macleod, Jana; Nyabuto, Catherine Kwamboka (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
      Background. Psychomotor domain training requires repetitive exposure in order to develop proficiency in skills. This depends on many training factors in any training institution. Objective.This study sought to look at the ...
    • The Anterior Curve of the Adult Femur in a Kenyan Population and its Mismatch with Available Intramedullary Nails 

      Lakati, K.C.; Ndeleva, B.M. (AJOL, 2016)
      Background: There are currently no studies which have documented the anterior femoral curvature in Kenya or elsewhere in Africa, and compared it to the curvature of the available intramedullary nails. Objective: To ...
    • OSCEs for Undergraduate Clinical Examination in Orthopaedics: Inter-Examiner Variability 

      Ndeleva, B.M. (AJOL, 2016)
      Background: The traditional clinical examination has fallen into disfavour on account of considerable inter-examiner variability. The OSCE is gaining popularity as it is perceived to be less prone to this. Objective: To ...
    • Proximal Femur Geometry in the Adult Kenyan Femur and Its Implications in Orthopaedic Surgery 

      Lakati, K. C.; Ndeleva, B. M.; Mouti, N.; Kibet, J. (African Journals Online, 2017)
      Background: Numerous orthopaedic procedures are carried out on the proximal femur. For optimal hip function, these procedures must restore the anatomy of the proximal femur to as near normal as possible. There are currently ...
    • Epidemiology of Acute Intestinal Obstruction in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya 

      Jumbi, G.; Tenge, R. K.; Khwa-Otsyula, B. O.; Menya, D.; Bwombengi, S. O.; Ombito, B. R. (Kenyatta University, 2017)
      Background: Acute Intestinal Obstruction (AIO) is a common life threatening emergency in all general hospitals all over the world. This study provides a population based incidence of acute intestinal obstruction derived ...
    • Barriers to Availability of Surgical Equipment in Kenya: A Surgical Equipment Journey Approach 

      Oosting, Roos; Wauben, Linda; Mwaura, Salome; Madete, June; Groen, Reinou; Dankelman, Jenny (Global Clinical Engineering, 2019)
      Background & Objective: The need for surgery is currently not met in Sub-Saharan Africa, requiring both extra workforce and surgical equipment. Currently, there is a gap in the availability of surgical equipment which, ...
    • Case Report: Chiari Zero Malformation 

      Njau, Mwangi Ken; Nyangau, Nyaoncha Andrew; Arnold, Adili Wobenjo (2023)
      Introduction: Chiari zero, initially dubbed syringohydromyelia without hindbrain herniation, is a rare subset of Chiari malformations. The clinical presentation is usually due to syringohydromyelia. The mode of management ...
    • Protocol: Identifying Policy, System, and Environment Change Interventions to Enhance Availability of Blood for Transfusion in Kenya, a Mixed Methods Study 

      Valencia, Alejandro Munoz; Aridi, Jackline O.; Barnes, Linda S.; Rudd, Kristina E.; Bidanda, Bopaya; Epuu, Tonny; Kamu, Robert; Kivuli, Tecla; Macleod, Jana; Makanga, Cindy M.; Makin, Jennifer; Mate, Muthoni; Muiru, Carolyne Njoki; Murithi, Gatwiri; Musa, Abdirahaman; Nyagol, Hellen; Ochieng, Kevin; Rajgopal, Jayant; Raykar, Nakul P.; Tian, Yiqi; Yazer, Mark H.; Zeng, Bo; Olayo, Bernard; Kumar, Pratap; Puyana, Juan Carlos (BMC Health Services Research, 2023)
      Background Safe blood is essential for the care of patients with life-threatening anemia and hemorrhage. Low blood donation rates, inefcient testing procedures, and other supply chain disruptions in blood administration afect ...