African Journal of
Medical and Health Sciences

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE FEDERAL TEACHING HOSPITAL, ABAKALIKI, NIGERIA
  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Med. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2384-5589
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMHS
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 49

Full Length Research Paper

Pain index and health-related quality of life in a Nigerian patient’s cohort with sickle cell anaemia

Festus Olusola Olowoselu
  • Festus Olusola Olowoselu
  • Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P. M. B. 12003, Lagos State, Nigeria.
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Oluseun Peter Ogunnubi
  • Oluseun Peter Ogunnubi
  • Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P. M. B. 12003, Lagos State, Nigeria.
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Olufunke Itunu Olowoselu
  • Olufunke Itunu Olowoselu
  • Department of Community Health and Primary Care, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos State, Nigeria.
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Osahon Enabulele
  • Osahon Enabulele
  • Department of Family Medicine, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Ugbowo, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Olufemi Abiola Oyedeji
  • Olufemi Abiola Oyedeji
  • Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P. M. B. 12003, Lagos State, Nigeria.
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Oluwamuyiwa Anthony Ayanshina
  • Oluwamuyiwa Anthony Ayanshina
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P. M. B 12003, Lagos State, Nigeria.
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Vincent Oluseye Osunkalu
  • Vincent Oluseye Osunkalu
  • Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P. M. B. 12003, Lagos State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 30 January 2021
  •  Accepted: 29 April 2021
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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