Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research


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Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research (SLJBR) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown. The Journal is conceived to allow healthcare professionals and researchers express their views and also communicate their research findings to the world for teaching and reference purposes. SLJBR is devoted to the publication of contributions in all fields of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences including Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology in relation to Medicine, Environment and Health, Nursing Sciences, Health Education and Primary Health Care. The Journal publishes articles in these categories: Original Articles (full-length research papers), review articles, case reports, short communications and letters to the editors. The journal now receives manuscripts only through the ScholarOne site at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/sljbr

Vol 11, No 1 (2019): September, 2019

Table of Contents

Original Articles

ANTINUTRITIONAL FACTORS, TOXIC ELEMENTS AND PHYTOCHEMICALS PRESENT IN JATROPHA CURCAS FRUITS, KERNELS, SEEDS AND ETHANOL SEED EXTRACT
Onome T. Abiri, Helen O. Kwanashie, Mohamed Samai, Joy Johnson, Sheku Manasaray, Ayesha Koker 1-9
CORRELATION OF OPTIC NERVE SHEATH DIAMETER WITH HEIGHT, WEIGHT, BODY MASS INDEX AND AGE
OLATUNJI AYODEJI ANIKE, BODUNDE OLUBUNMI TEMITOPE 10-15
FEARS AND PERCEPTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH REGIONAL ANESTHESIA IN A TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA.
Adegboye M Babajide, Adegboye A Kazeem 16-22
ANAESTHETIC OUTCOMES IN NEONATAL SURGICAL CARE IN A TERTIARY HEALTH FACILITY IN NIGERIA
Oyedepo Olanrewajo Olubukola, Nasir Abdulrasheed Adegoke, Ige Olufemi Adebayo, Abdur-Rahman Lukman Olajide, Bolaji Benjamin Olusomi 23-28
THE USE OF LOCALLY FABRICATED COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS (CFL) PHOTOTHERAPY DEVICES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SIGNIFICANT NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINAEMIA
Tinuade Ogunlesi, Victor Ayeni, Olusoga Ogunfowora, Folashade Adekanmbi, Bolanle Fetuga 29-39
Factors constraining utilization of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV services in two Teaching Hospitals in Enugu State.
Jane OnyiaPat, Ada Nwaneri, Adaeze Mbagwu, Ifeoma Ndubuisi, Chijioke Nwodoh, Paulina Chikeme 40-46