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Effect of opioids and benzodiazepines on clinical outcomes in patients receiving palliative care: an exploratory analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Boland, J. W., Allgar, V., Boland, E. G., Oviasu, O., Agar, M., Currow, D. C., & Johnson, M. J. (2017). Effect of opioids and benzodiazepines on clinical outcomes in patients receiving palliative care: an exploratory analysis. Journal of palliative medicine, 20(11), 1274-1279. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0129

Background: Medications for symptom management in palliative care have associated, but poorly understood, harms. Drug-related harms have important clinical implications, may impact on patients’ compliance and contribute to symptoms. Objective: To exp... Read More about Effect of opioids and benzodiazepines on clinical outcomes in patients receiving palliative care: an exploratory analysis.

Chronic kidney disease in Nigeria: an evaluation of the spatial accessibility to healthcare for diagnosed cases in Edo State (2015)
Journal Article
Oviasu, O., Rigby, J. E., & Ballas, D. (2015). Chronic kidney disease in Nigeria: an evaluation of the spatial accessibility to healthcare for diagnosed cases in Edo State. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 6(1), 40-44 . https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2015.394

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing problem in Nigeria, presenting challenges to the nation’s health and economy. This study evaluates the accessibility to healthcare in Edo State of CKD patients diagnosed between 2006 and 2009. Using cost anal... Read More about Chronic kidney disease in Nigeria: an evaluation of the spatial accessibility to healthcare for diagnosed cases in Edo State.