Articles by Author: La Adebusoye

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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. Health-related factors associated with intimate partner violence in women attending a primary care clinic in south-western Nigeria

    Health-related factors associated with intimate partner violence in women attending a primary care clinic in south-western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) relates to poor physical and mental health in women. Women who have experienced it access healthcare facilities more frequently with symptoms that are often unrelated to violence. The objective of the study was to determine...
  3. Factors associated with osteoporosis among older patients at the Geriatric Centre in Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

    Factors associated with osteoporosis among older patients at the Geriatric Centre in Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Osteoporosis is a silent disabling clinical condition often attributed to ageing. It is of public health importance because of its complications and attendant morbidity and mortality.
  4. 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.