Onwuekwe IO

Dr, Neurology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria

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  • Original Article   
    Prevalence and Distribution of Neurological Disease in a Neurology Clinic in Enugu, Nigeria
    Author(s): Onwuekwe IO* and Ezeala-Adikaibe B

    Background: Specialization in various areas of medicine is established in most tertiary hospitals in Nigeria. There is thus an increasing awareness by the populace on need for specialist medical care. However, neurologists are few and unevenly spread in the country. This raises a serious concern considering the enormous burden that neurological diseases may constitute in our environment. Objective: To examine the scope of the burden of neurological disease as encountered in a typical neurological/medical clinic in a tertiary centre in the South East zone of the country. Methods: A retrospective study was carried out of all medical cases seen at the Neurology Clinic of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu over a 20 - month period from January 2007 to August 2008. Patients.. Read More»

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