Articles by Author: Basil Olufemi Akinnuli

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  1. Modelling machinery procurement with an emphasis on engineering features

    Modelling machinery procurement with an emphasis on engineering features

    Engineering features are one of the predominant factors in considering machines for procurement; others are economic and supply conditions. Three major attributes considered under these strategic decisions are engineering features (reliability), economic features (annual operating cost) and supply condition (delivery...
  2. Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
  3. Self-prescription practices by Nigerian medical doctors

    Self-prescription practices by Nigerian medical doctors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Self-prescription by physicians is a form of self-care that has generated considerable controversy in recent years. The prevalence of self-prescription practices by physicians has been widely studied in North America, Europe and Asia. Few studies on physician self-prescribing and...
  4. Postdural puncture headache: evidence-based review for primary care

    Postdural puncture headache: evidence-based review for primary care

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The promotion of epidural and spinal blocks as preferred and safe techniques for Caesarean section and the use of lumbar puncture for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes place patients at risk of developing postdural puncture headache (PDPH). This article reviews the...
  5. Diabetes distress and related factors in South African adults with type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes distress and related factors in South African adults with type 2 diabetes

    Background: In South Africa, the prevalence rate of diabetes is 9.27%, with an estimated 2.6 million people living with the disease. Diabetes-related distress has been described as encompassing the patient’s concerns about the self-management of diabetes, perception of support, emotional...
  6. Personality as a moderator between emotional exhaustion and workplace deviance among teachers

    Personality as a moderator between emotional exhaustion and workplace deviance among teachers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the moderating role of personal factors of agreeableness and conscientiousness in the relationship between emotional exhaustion and workplace deviance. The sample comprised 200 teachers from nine schools in the south-eastern part of Nigeria (females = 85%; married...
  7. Development of a charcoal-fuelled dryer for the production of organic fertilizer from hog waste

    Development of a charcoal-fuelled dryer for the production of organic fertilizer from hog waste

    The negligence of livestock farmers regarding waste disposal and inadequate waste control facilities are becoming a serious health and environmental hazard. In this study, a charcoal-fuelled dryer was developed to eliminate the moisture content in hog waste for easy conversion...
  8. Comorbidity of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and major depression in primary school children

    Comorbidity of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and major depression in primary school children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated comorbid Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and depression in a sample of rural primary school children in Limpopo Province, South Africa. A total of 320 learners participated in this study of whom 160 learners had teacher and parent identified...