Close Menu

JD Ogunlusi

The Mode of Presentation and Treatment of Acute Osteomyelitis in Children in a New Nigerian Teaching Hospital

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.489
Synopsis: 
An original retrospective study of mode of presentation and treatment of acute osteomyelitis in a Nigeria hospital. Study is to find the reason(s) why children are presenting with complications of the acute osteomyelitis in the out-patient clinic.

ABSTRACT

Objective:  Complications seen in the out-patient clinic like chronic osteomyelitis, pathological fractures and limb length discrepancies especially in a 5year old girl with 5cm shorten right lower limb as a complication of untreated acute osteomyelitis stimulated this study. Objective is to find mode of presentation and treatment, reasons why a treatable and probably curable disease could lead devastating outcome and to make suggestions for prevention of such occurrence.

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
e-Published: 02 Feb, 2017

Disclaimer

Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Motorcycle Trauma in a St Lucian Hospital

Issue: 
Pages: 
557–61
Synopsis: 
Motorcycle trauma in a St Lucian hospital revealed that more than fifty per cent of crashes occurred during the weekends and more than fifty per cent of the motorcyclists were not wearing crash helmets.

ABSTRACT

Objective: A motorcycle is a single-track, two-wheeled motor vehicle that is used worldwide for transportation. The use of the motorcycle has resulted in trauma that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to document the pattern of motorcycle accidents and the demographics of the cyclists in St Lucia.

PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
Journal Authors: 
e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014

Bilateral Wrist Drop Complicating Axillary Crutches Mobilization in a Young Adult

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.040
Pages: 
548–51

ABSTRACT

Objective: Axillary crutches are simple rehabilitative devices that are globally used temporarily or permanently to assist in ambulation of patients and rarely present with complication. This report is about bilateral wrist drop incidentally noticed in a young adult patient mobilized on axillary crutches after internal fixation of a simple right tibia fracture.

Revised: 
22 May, 2012
Accepted: 
11 Jun, 2012
PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
e-Published: 14 Nov, 2013
Subscribe to RSS - JD Ogunlusi
Top of Page