Nigerian Journal of
Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 15497-8613
  • DOI: 10.5897/NJMIRT
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 46

Table of Content: October, 2016; 5(1)

October 2016

A review of radiation protection in North Eastern Nigeria: Does paediatric radiography get the required attention?

Background: Research in paediatric radiography in Nigeria, particularly as it relates to paediatric radiation protection has been a neglected area. This is further complicated by the fact that paediatric patients do not have a voice of their own. Objective of Study: To assess the status of radiation proctection among paedatrics. Methods: An extensive search of the literature was conducted on Google, Google...

Author(s): Nkubli BF, Moi SA, Nwobi IC, Nzotta CC

  • Article Number: 02D1F6155297

October 2016

Audit of personnel radiation protection practices in medical radiography in North Eastern Nigeria

OBJECTIVE: To assess the standard of personnel radiation monitoring practice in North Eastern Nigeria and determine the role played by the hospital management in assisting radiation workers to conform to standards. METHOD: The study was a cross-sectional survey. Medical Radiation workers in tertiary hospitals in North Eastern Nigeria completed a questionnaire purposely designed to assess personnel radiation...

Author(s): Nwobi I.C., Obotiba A.D., Moi A.S., Abubakar M.G, Luntsi G., Nkubli F.B., Abubakar A., Njiti M. and Malgwi F.D,

  • Article Number: 7EB4A9955299

October 2016

Research awareness among radiographers in clinical practice

BACKGROUND: Research is a critical component in radiography profession. It ranges from high level scientific investigation of new and updated concepts into every day utilization of evidence based findings and to fill in the gap between theory and practice. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to ascertain awareness of practicing radiographers about the role and importance of research in evidence based medical...

Author(s): Joseph D Z, Onah C.N, Samuel S. L

  • Article Number: C438F1D55302

October 2016

The need to establish national dose reference levels for radiological examinations in Nigeria: Radiographer's role

INTRODUCTION: The imperativeness of establishing National Diagnostic Reference Levels (NDRLs) is important in Nigeria because it forms a comprehensive, concise and a powerful tool for optimizing radiation protection of patients. National diagnostic reference levels can be established by collaboration with radiographers across the country, the regulators, and professional bodies involved. The first step begins when each...

Author(s): Joseph D. Z and Nzotta C.C

  • Article Number: 0868A5C55305

October 2016

Workplace violence among radiographers in Lagos, Nigeria

AIM: Workplace Violence (WPV) is currently a global phenomenon that is spreading fast and eating into the fabric of the entire society. Health workers are particularly at a high risk because of the nature of their work. This paper is aimed at assessing how Radiographers practicing in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria are affected by WPV. METHODS: Workplace violence related questionnaires were administered to 120...

Author(s): Ikamaise, V.C., Archibong, B.E., Okpaleke, M.S., Paulinus, S.O.

  • Article Number: 98D8A7755307

October 2016

Pelvic typologies in North Central Nigeria

PURPOSE: To characterize and compare the pelvic typologies in Jos, North Central Nigeria with the reported types in North East Nigeria. METHOD: A total of 588 female pelvic radiographs were retrieved from the archives of the Department of Radiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and Plateau Specialist Hospital (PSH). The anteroposterior, the transverse and the oblique diameters of the pelvic inlet were...

Author(s): Ikamaise, VC, Esien-Umo, E., Akpaniwo, MG., Umoh, IU.

  • Article Number: 7F6FA5755315

October 2016

Hysterosalpingography findings in women with infertility

BACKGROUND: Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is a specialized radiological investigation that employs the use of contrast agent to outline the uterus and fallopian tubes, it is an important tool in the evaluation of infertility which is a major clinico-social issue among women in Nigeria. OBJECTIVE: To determine the pattern of HSG findings among women with clinical diagnosis of infertility in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa...

Author(s): Aliyu Y, Hamza M A, Lamaran D, Joseph D Z and Prince O

  • Article Number: ABF7A9755318