Articles by Author: Modupe Ajayi

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  1. Primary Health Care in South West Nigeria: Evaluating service quality and patients' satisfaction

    Primary Health Care in South West Nigeria: Evaluating service quality and patients' satisfaction

    Primary health care (PHC) is a fundamental, cost-effective approach in delivering essential healthcare services to achieve quality life for all. This study assesses service quality and patient satisfaction in the PHC sector in South West Nigeria. A multi-stage sampling approach...
  2. Antiemetic prophylaxis with promethazine or ondansetron in major gynaecological surgery

    Antiemetic prophylaxis with promethazine or ondansetron in major gynaecological surgery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Postoperative nausea and vomiting remain a significant cause of morbidity among patients undergoing general anaesthesia. The optimal strategy for prevention, however, remains controversial. This study evaluated the efficacy of ondansetron 8 mg compared with promethazine 25 mg or placebo...
  3. Factors associated with undernutrition and overweight in elderly patients presenting at a primary care clinic in Nigeria

    Factors associated with undernutrition and overweight in elderly patients presenting at a primary care clinic in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Undernutrition and overweight are commonly overlooked health problems of the elderly, often due to the implicit assumption that undernutrition is a rare occurrence in old age and overweight is an invariable consequence of ageing.
  4. Temporal distribution of baseline characteristics and association with early mortality among HIV-positive patients at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Temporal distribution of baseline characteristics and association with early mortality among HIV-positive patients at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The first six months of HIV care and treatment are very important for long-term outcome. Early mortality (within 6 months of care initiation) undermines care and treatment goals. This study assessed the temporal distribution in baseline characteristics and early mortality...
  5. Political economy of decentralising HIV and AIDS treatment services to primary healthcare facilities in three Nigerian states

    Political economy of decentralising HIV and AIDS treatment services to primary healthcare facilities in three Nigerian states

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Decentralisation is defined as the dispersion, distribution or transfer of resources, functions and decision-making power from a central authority to regional and local authorities. It is usually accompanied by assignment of accountability and responsibility for results. Fundamental to understanding decentralisation...
  6. Knee osteoarthritis and perceived social support amongst patients in a family medicine clinic

    Knee osteoarthritis and perceived social support amongst patients in a family medicine clinic

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Knee osteoarthritis is a chronic disease affecting the lives of patients and their families, with the family characteristics moderating the illness course. The perceived social support received by a patient helps in determining the health and functionality of the...
  7. Pattern and correlates of obesity among public service workers in Ondo State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

    Pattern and correlates of obesity among public service workers in Ondo State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Obesity is the third leading cause of mortality and has become a global epidemic. There is a continuous increase in its prevalence both in the developed and in developing countries. Obesity is closely associated with chronic health conditions, thus...