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

Vol 10, No 1 (2018): June/July Edition

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Nurse-Midwives Knowledge and Utilization of Partograph in monitoring of labour in tertiary hospitals in Enugu, South-Nigeria PDF
Justin Agorye Ingwu, Rita Amaka Chukwukelu, Olayinka A Onasoga, J.E. Onyiapat 1-10
Does a wrist tourniquet improve the quality of Biers block for surgeries in the hand?
Bolaji Oyawale Mofikoya, Olanrewaju Nurudeen Akanmu, Andrew Omotayo Ugburo, Orimisan Belie 11-16
Disproportionate HBsAg seroprevalence rates among healthy blood donors in six health care facilities in Sierra Leone, 2012-2016 PDF
Mane Agnes Ngegba, Gregory M.T. Roberts, Jia Bainga Kangbai, Samuel Keittel, Rashid Ansumana 17-22
Knowledge and Willingness of young Adult to Participate in Early HIV Vaccine Trial in Nigeria
Adeolu Sunday Oluremi, Oladele Oluyinka Opaleye, O.A.T. Alli, David Ogbolu Olusoga, Kolawole Elijah Oladipo, Olubisi Dorcas Ajala, Ojo Timothy Ayodele 23-32
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Ilorin: Screening with the Conner’s Teachers’ Rating Scale PDF
MAN Adeboye, TM Akande, GK Osagbemi, OIN Buhari, MB Abdulkadir, A Ojuawo 33-41
Intelligence Quotient of Neurologically Impaired Children Attending Neurology Clinic in A Nigerian Tertiary Institution
MAN Adeboye, OS Katibi, OA Adegboye, A Ojuawo, JK Afolabi, OIN Buhari, OA Adegunloye, SO Bello, Omefe PN, Abdulazeez TA 42-48