Articles by Author: A Ogunniyi

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  1. 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.
  2. Biomarkers, shock index and modified early warning score among older medical hospital inpatients in Nigeria

    Biomarkers, shock index and modified early warning score among older medical hospital inpatients in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Biomarkers, shock index and modified early warning score (MEWS) are of public health importance because identification and prompt attention to them have been found to reduce mortality among older patients on admission.