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  • A case of cryptococcoma producing tracheal obstruction during anaesthesia 

    Sinha, P.; Carruthers, R.H.; Patel K. F. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-06)
    A case of cryptococcoma of the right upper lobe producing tracheal obstruction during anaesthesia is reported. Whilst conscious the .patient breathed spontaneously with little difficulty. The reasons ...
  • Outcomes and Factors Associated with Adolescent Pregnancies at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia 

    Kumwenda, A.; Vwalika, B. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 2017)
    These were to determine obstetric outcomes associated with adolescent pregnancies and those of older women at the UTH, identify factors associated with and compare the obstetric outcomes between the two age groups with ...
  • Guidelines for the Medicines and Therapeutics Committee (MTCs) 

    Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health, 2017)
    The Multiplicity of medicines available and the complexities surrounding their safe and effective use make it necessary for hospitals to have an organised sound programme for maximising rational use of medicine. The ministry ...
  • Zambia National Formulary 

    Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health, 2017-04)
    The Zambia National Formulary (ZNF) is an integral component of the Zambia National Medicines Policy that is aimed at making available and accessible essential medicines of proven efficacy, safety and quality at affordable ...
  • Standard Treatment Guidelines, Essential Medicines List And Essential Laboratory Supplies List For Zambia 

    Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health, 2013)
    Achieving long term improvements in rational use of medicines and care of the sick requires building the competences of the health care professionals. This second edition of the Standard Treatment Guidelines is an update ...
  • Treatment of acute pelvic infections with alphacillin (Pivampicillin Hcl) 

    Bathirunatham, N.; Grech, E. S.; Mutale, E. M. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-08)
    Pivanpicillin has been marketed for clinical use during the last few years. It has been used successfully in the treatment of Gonorrhea (Hunton et al,1974; Shah et al,1977), acute respiratory ...
  • The prediction of fetal maturity: comparison between the bubble stability test and cytological evaluation of maturity. 

    Zeigler, O., Creator; Dowd, M. J. O., Creator (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1977-08)
    Amniotic fluid from fifty women soon to be delivered, or already in labour, was analysed in the Obstetric unit of University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka. A Bubble Stability Test (Clements et al,1972) ...
  • Urinary bladder tumours in Zambia 

    Curruthers, R.H., Creator (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1976-08)
    The clinical picture of bladder cancer as seen in Zambia is presented. The majority of lesions were squamous carcinoma and although all cases were first seen at a late stage it was possible to undertake a potentially ...
  • BIood transfusion - A review of the literature 

    Patel, K. F.; Angole, Y. E. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-06)
    The dangers of using whole blood and its disadvantages are pointed out and the place of crystalloid or colloid transfusion as an adjuvant or substitute is discussed. The use of blood fractions for treatment ...
  • Narcolepsy in a pre-teen girl: A case report 

    Sheik, W. A., Creator; Fubusha, R. C., Creator (Medical Journal of Zambia, 2017)
    Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder, the main classic feature of which is excessive day time sleepiness (EDS), with recurrent episodes of irresistible sleep (sleep attacks). It is thought to result from genetic predisposition, ...
  • Lessons learnt from the implementation of mass drug administration for schistosomiasis and soil- Transmitted Helminths in Lusaka Province, Zambia 

    Sokesi, T.; Malama, K.; Masaninga, F.; Vwalika, B.; Kachimba, J.S.; Mufunda, J.; Songolo, P. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 2016)
    Zambia is endemic for four of the global Preventive Chemotherapy Neglected Tropical Diseases (PC-NTD) targeted for elimination and control, namely schistosomiasis, trachoma, lymphatic filariasis (LF) and soil transmitted ...
  • Evaluation of the Safety of the Taraklamp Male Circumcision Device in Zambia 

    Chibwili, E.; Munthal, J.; Cheelo, M.; Kachimba, J. S. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 2017)
    Male circumcision has been proved to be an effective additional means of preventing transmission of the HIV virus from females to males in heterosexual relationships with efficacy of up to 60%. Many methods and devices for ...
  • Comparism of Various Staining Techniques in the Diagnosis of Coccidian Parasitosis in HIV Infection 

    Popoola, G.O; Joseph, A. A; G. O (Medical Journal of Zambia., 2017)
    Diarrhoea due to opportunistic coccidian parasites is a common clinical presentation in HIV infection. Its management differs from that of diarrhoea due to other protozoa, improvement of immune status being the mainstay ...
  • Phaecochromocytoma in pregnancy: Report on two cases and a review of the literature 

    Chatteriee, T. K. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-06)
    Two cases of phaecochromocytoma in pregnancy are described. One case was diagnosed at autopsy and in the other case the tumour was successfully removed. The world and particularly African literature on the ...
  • Road Traffic Accidents in Lusaka and Blood Alcohol 

    Patel, N.S.; Bhagwat, G. P. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1977-04)
    The present analysis highlights the 37% of deaths due to road traffic accidents.172 (79.2%) males and 45 (20.8°/o) females. About 50% deaths involved pedestrians and 15% drivers. Half of the total ...
  • Urban Clinics in Lusaka 

    Noak, J. L. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1967-10)
    There are five large urban clinics in Lusaka (urban and peri-urban population 150,000 in 1966)1. These clinics are open from 8 a.in. to 4 p.in. on weekdays ...
  • Implementing Cairo Observations On Zambia's Reproductive Health Related Challenges 

    Kasolo, F.; kaluba-Milimo, D.; Amadi, B. (Medial Journal of Zambia, 2003-01)
    The year 1994 proved to be a watershed in regard to international recognition of the need to address Population matters in a much more holistic manner, rather than taking a narrow demographic and a numbers orientation. ...
  • Cushing's syndrome associated with thymic tumour in a 32 year old Zambian African female 

    Mpofu, P.; Amin, EI A. M.; Nyelesani, E. K. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1976-06)
    As early as 1928 Brown noticed the association of Cushing's Syndrome with Bronchial Carcinoma.Since then, similar cases have been recorded by different authors with increasing frequency. Biochemical and bioassay techniques ...
  • Suicide and neuropsychiatric side effects in patients taking Niridazole 

    Calloway, S. P. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1976-06)
    The suicide of a young woman who had just completed a course of niridazole prompted this review of 72 inpatients who had been treated with niridazole between January 1974 and June 1975 at the University Teaching Hospital, ...
  • Congenital atresia of the oesophagus 

    Shija, J. K. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1976-06)
    Experiences elsewhere in well-established Specialist Centres have shown that the management of Congenital Oesophageal Atresia is beset with many problems, including serious post-operative complications , and that this ...

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