Medical Practice and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Med. Pract. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2596
  • DOI: 10.5897/MPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 44

Table of Content: February 2015; 6(1)

February 2015

Computerized tomography scan and head injury: The experience in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria: A cross sectional study

Trauma is the leading cause of death in all age groups, and head trauma is the cause of death in more than 50% of cases. Head injury reduces the level of physical and mental health of a community, ultimately increasing the socioeconomic burden. In our resource limited country, skull x ray was the main mode of investigating head trauma until recently when computerized tomography (CT) scans became the modality of choice...

Author(s): Akinwunmi Olalekan Akanji, Rachael Adeyanju Akinola, Babajide Olawale Balogun, Aliu Olabanji Akano, Omolola Mojisola Atalabi, Michael A. N. Akinkunmi and Gbolahan O. G. Awosanya