African Journal of
Health Sciences and Technology

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Health Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2805-4202
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHST
  • Start Year: 2019
  • Published Articles: 26

Full Length Research Paper

The Contribution of X-Ray Equipment Control Panel Design Type to the Control of Nosocomial Infection: Soft Touch Button versus Knob Design

Sobechukwu W.I. Onwuzu
  • Sobechukwu W.I. Onwuzu
  • Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria
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Julius A. Agbo
  • Julius A. Agbo
  • Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria
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Uloma B. Nwogu
  • Uloma B. Nwogu
  • Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria
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Israel C. Onoh
  • Israel C. Onoh
  • Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria
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Ikechukwu G. Onu
  • Ikechukwu G. Onu
  • Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria
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Ifunanya S. Onwuzu
  • Ifunanya S. Onwuzu
  • Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria
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  • Article Number - 5177D3F69072
  • Vol.3(1), pp. 164-168 , June 2021
  •  Received: 12 March 2021
  •  Accepted: 26 April 2021
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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