Kenya Association of Physicians Scientific Conference: Recent submissions

  • Okelo, G. B. A.; Otieno, L. S. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Many developing countries, including Kenya, face many challenges in health care some of which are outlined below: 1.1Relatively High fertility Rates 1.2 High mortality from preventable diseases 1.3Changing life style such ...
  • Nyikal, James (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Challenges to the health sector: Finance and financial flows. Rapid growth of infrastructure. Human resource. Emerging diseases. Coordination. Legal framework. Poverty. Challenges to the physician: Health reforms. Leadership ...
  • Busakhala, N. W. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Two types of tumour lysis syndrome (TLS) ; 1. Laboratory TLS: 25% increase in potassium, phosphate and uric acid, or decline in calcium from baseline. Occur within 4 days of initiating chemotherapy. Patients on standard ...
  • Busakhala, N. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    HIV associated Kaposi’s sarcoma is a malignant, multifocal systemic disease that originates from the vascular endothelium. In contrast to the classical KS found in older men, in whom the tumors usually occur on the lower ...
  • Owiti, M. O. G. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    J.A. 48 yrs male - Diabetic since July 1997, on insulin. Crf & high Bp-2004.urea=57.3, crt=1040. Lt kid-7.27x3.62, rt kid8.51x3.34cm, loss of cmd. Haemodialysis x2 wkly till last two wksx3. While on treatment Bp=150/100, ...
  • Abwao, H. O.; Kiarie, G.W.; Othieno-Abinya, N. A. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Inferior outcome of poor prognostic phenotype non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma treatment among HIV positive patients compared with HIV negative counterparts in the HAART era.
  • Shah, Siddharth (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    O.H.A. are the most common form of treatment of Type2 D.M. worldwide. When used judiciously they are important agents in the management of the most common form of diabetes. For economic, logistic and general effectiveness, ...
  • Association of Kenya Physicians Scientific Conference (11th : Mar. 2007 : Eldoret, Kenya) (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Patient with Musculo-skeletal Complaints -Summary 1.Soft Tissue Rheumatism or Arthritis 2.Arthritis –Monoarticular-Crystals, Gout-Infective –acute –G+ve –ve-Chronic –Koch'sPolyarticular-:-(Asymmetrical)SSA -Reiter's, ...
  • Association of Kenya Physicians Scientific Conference (11th : Mar. 2007 : Eldoret, Kenya) (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
  • Aluoch, J. A. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
  • Akhwale, Willis S. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Objectives of the national Antimalarial treatment policy: •Enable population at risk access safe, good quality, effective, affordable & acceptable antimalarial drugs •Ensure rapid and long lasting clinical ...
  • Sabine, Arnoux (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Influenza is often misunderstood and underestimated. Influenza is not just “a bad cold”. Mainly spread through the air by coughing and sneezing, especially in closed public places: public transport, meeting rooms, etc. ...
  • Otieno, C. F. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Background: Largest head-to-head, double-blind study of metformin, glyburide and rosiglitazone (N = 4,360). Primary objective: To compare the durability of glycemic control using rosiglitazone versus metformin or glyburide ...
  • McLigeyo, Seth (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Carvedilol • Third generation β–blocker (both β1and β2) • Possesses α1–adrenergic blocking properties. • β: αblocking ratio 7:1 to 3:1 • Antioxidant • Calcium antagonist
  • Ngunga, Mzee (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    AML is characterized by an increase in the number of myeloid cells in the marrow and an arrest in their maturation.
  • Kokwaro, Gilbert (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    What are the problems with malaria? • The disease • The drugs • The policies • The finance COMBINATION THERAPY: DEFINITION • CT is the simultaneous use of two or more blood schizonticidal drugs with independent modes ...
  • Ganda, B. K. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    History I –Theatre: • Eldoret Dist Hosp built in 1926 • 1926-1999. One operation table • 2000-Majaliwa Theatre 4 tables; intensive care room as ICU Indiana Community • 2007-2 More operation tables. Indiana Comm.
  • Okanga, J. B.; Yossa, G. P. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Shoulder pain, a common musculoskeletal symptom, aetiologically is related to periarticular lesions mainly subacronial impingment (SAI) (90% adults). Articular lesions e.g. Synovvitis adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) ...
  • Bhatt, K. M. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Rift Valley Fever is an acute febrile disease named after an outbreak in Kenya. It effects sheep, cattle, and goats and causes high abortion rates and death in young. It can also affect humans
  • Abdullah, Mohamed S. (Association of Kenya Physicians, 2007)
    Hyponatremia usually results from retention of water due to impairment of free water excretion or sodium loss exceeding that of water loss e.g thiazide-induced hyponatremia, or from multiple factors, as is seen in HIV/AIDS.

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