African Journal of
Health Sciences and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Health Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2805-4202
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHST
  • Start Year: 2019
  • Published Articles: 26

Table of Content: December 2020; 2(2)

December 2020

Cross-Cultural Adaptation of Activity-Specific Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale for Igbo Stroke Survivors

Individuals post stroke are at high risk for devastating consequences from falls especially while performing their activities of daily living. This is due to postural instability and abnormal gait pattern resulting from balance impairment acquired post injury. The Activity-Specific Balance Confidence (ABC) scale is an instrument used to measure confidence in balance that hitherto was not available in Igbo language....

Author(s): Ibuchukwum Bernice UDEGBUNAM, Ifeanyichukwu U. IGWEBUIKE, Echezona Nelson Dominic EKECHUKWU,  

  • Article Number: 1674D5A68888

December 2020

Some Haemostatic Parameters among Malaria Infected Patients in Semi-urban Setting of Malaria Endemic Region.

Malaria a mosquito-borne protozoon infection is one of the health challenges facing majority of people living in sub-Sahara Africa including Nigeria (an endemic region). The causative agents Plasmodium species parasitizes host erythrocytes and destroys its hemoglobin thereby causing anaemia in some of the infected individuals. This study evaluated some haemostatic parameters of malaria parasitized subjects living in...

Author(s): Seto S. T. ALADENIKA, Johnson K. FADAIRO, Iniekong P. UDOH, Ebuka B. NNEDU, Ngozi F. ONYEMELUKWE.

  • Article Number: FAC328B68976

December 2020

Perceived Readiness to Practice among Pre-Clinical and Clinical Undergraduates of Physiotherapy Department in University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus

Physiotherapy undergraduates undergo a rigorous training process which predisposes them to stress. One’s ability to cope with the stress and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that accrue to confidence and competence in practice is expected to develop while in school. However, level of study and exposure could influence the readiness to go into professional practice. This study aims to determine the...

Author(s): Ezeukwu O.A., Aguguo D.C., Okoh, A.C., Okoro G.N., Anene C.D., Ekeledo D.C., Ekechukwu E.N.D.

  • Article Number: FC47E0969004