Articles by Author: Chukwuma Onyebuchi Okeke

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  1. Collocative meaning in the Igbo language

    Collocative meaning in the Igbo language

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This paper analyses collocation in the Igbo language through the corpus study of lexical and grammatical manifestations of collocation in scholarly documents in the Igbo language. The corpora comprise 20 randomly selected documents from different scholars published from 2013 to...
  2. Toxicity of the chlorpyrifos-based pesticide Termifos<sup>®</sup>: effects on behaviour and biochemical and haematological parameters of African catfish <em>Clarias gariepinus</em>

    Toxicity of the chlorpyrifos-based pesticide Termifos<sup>®</sup>: effects on behaviour and biochemical and haematological parameters of African catfish <em>Clarias gariepinus</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The present study, conducted in 2012, determined the toxicity of the chlorpyrifos-based pesticide Termifos® and its effects on behaviour and biochemical and haematological parameters in juvenile African catfish Clarias gariepinus. The 96 h LC50, estimated by probit analysis in a...
  3. What is African Communitarianism? Against Consensus as a regulative ideal

    What is African Communitarianism? Against Consensus as a regulative ideal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    In this essay, an attempt is made to re-present African Communitarianism as a discursive formation between the individual and community. It is a view which eschews the dominant position of many Africanist scholars on the primacy of the community over...
  4. Hyperthyroidism—an unusual feature of thyroid carcinoma

    Hyperthyroidism—an unusual feature of thyroid carcinoma

    A 53-year-old woman presented with thyrotoxicosis, which is an unusual manifestation of thyroid carcinoma. Hyperthyroidism associated with malignancy usually occurs with well-differentiated follicular thyroid carcinoma. We show that extensive disease burden contributed to the development of hyperthyroidism, the occurrence of...
  5. 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...
  6. Tobacco and alcohol use among healthcare workers in three public hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Tobacco and alcohol use among healthcare workers in three public hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Tobacco use is a risk factor for most of the leading causes of death in the world. Healthcare workers (HCWs) can play an important role in assisting patients to stop smoking, but this role is undermined if they themselves...
  7. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Needlestick Injury: Knowledge and Management in a Population of Nigerian Anaesthetists

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus Needlestick Injury: Knowledge and Management in a Population of Nigerian Anaesthetists

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objective: To determine the knowledge of HIV transmission and of post exposure management, following an HIV- infected needlestick injury, in a population of Nigerian anaesthetists. Subjects and Method: A cross-sectional, prospective assessment was conducted voluntarily in anaesthetists at an annual...
  8. Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients at National Hospital Abuja Nigeria: a five year retrospective study

    Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients at National Hospital Abuja Nigeria: a five year retrospective study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nigeria has militated against efforts to control TB. This study determined the differences in TB treatment outcome between patients with TB/HIV co-infection and those without HIV co-infection in National Hospital Abuja, Nigeria.
  9. The influence of family characteristics on glycaemic control among adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending the general outpatient clinic, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria

    The influence of family characteristics on glycaemic control among adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending the general outpatient clinic, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: There is an increasing epidemic of diabetes worldwide with many patients not achieving set treatment targets. Family interventions in diabetes patient management, a proven adjunct, have not been fully integrated to patient care.