Library and Information Science

  • Information Sources and Utilization of Library Resources and Services by the Students of Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

    Information Sources and Utilization of Library Resources and Services by the Students of Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria Luqman Ayanlola Atanda1 and Chinu Uchendu2 1Federal University Otuoke, Main Library 2River State College of Art and Science The study investigates information sources and utilization of library resources and services in Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Three objectives and three research questions were formulated for the study. The study covered students of the Federal University Otuoke. Survey design was used…

  • Perception of Child-bearing Women on Child Spacing Information in Polygamous Homes in Kusfa Area of Zaria City, Nigeria

    Perception of Child-bearing Women on Child Spacing Information in Polygamous Homes in Kusfa Area of Zaria City, Nigeria Abubakar Abdulkareem1, Babangida U. Dangani,2, Lawal Umar3 1Kaduna State University Library, Kaduna Nigeria. 2Federal University Dutsin-ma. Katsina State, Nigeria 3Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna State. Nigeria Maternal mortality is a major cause of concern in developing countries. To reduce maternal mortality several public health agencies diffused child spacing information to the public. However, while most people accept and use child spacing information there…

  • Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria

    Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria Jumare, Mohammed Hamza 1, Hadiza Garba Yakubu2, Maryam Abbas 1, Suleiman Ismail Onoruoiza CLN3, Hadiza Umar Ahmed1, Baba Abdu4 1Federal College of Education, Zaria. 2Samaru College of Agric Division of Agricultural Colleges Affiliated to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. 3Sokoto State University; 4Jigawa State Institute of Information Technology, Kazaure; Flood is one of the unwanted disasters…

  • A Preliminary Study of the Role of University Library in the Age of Fragmented Reading

    A Preliminary Study of the Role of University Library in the Age of Fragmented Reading Limeng Che Inner Mongolia University Library, No. 235 university west road, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia,China In China, the development and the wide usage of mobile Internet and intelligent terminal devices have exerted a huge impact on people’s reading patterns. Reading has entered the “Fragmentation Era”, and “Fragmented Reading” has become the major pattern of reading.This paper expounds the advantages and disadvantages of fragmented reading and the…

  • To describe the prevalence data in new cases of leprosy in the years 2013 to 2015 in Pernambuco

    To describe the prevalence data in new cases of leprosy in the years 2013 to 2015 in Pernambuco Brazão, G.1; Oliveira, C.F2; Silva, A.T.P3; Silva, T.P.S4; Souge, E.B5 1Estudante do Curso de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; 2Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; 3,4,5Doutor em Neuropsiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE. Introduction: Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. It has eminent…

  • Disabled pronouness filling: an entrance to health services

    Disabled pronouness filling: an entrance to health services Melo, A.M.S1, Feitosa, A.L.F2, Silva, C.M.A3, Araújo, S.C.M4 1Student of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences course – UNCISAL, 2Student of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Course – UNCISAL, 3Student of Physiotherapy Course – UNCISAL, 4Assistant Professor – UNCISAL Introduction: Information is a fundamental element in the analysis of health situations, because they offer subsidies for the planning and organization of services. At the end of 2015 new cases of children born with…

  • To describe the epidemiological profile of women with breast cancer, in Pernambuco, from 2009 to 2014

    To describe the epidemiological profile of women with breast cancer, in Pernambuco, from 2009 to 2014 Silva, C. C1; Nascimento, B. A. B. F2; Neto , J. P. S3; Nascimento, G. B.4 ; Araújo, T.C. N. R.S 5 1Enfermeira residente em atenção ao câncer e cuidados paliativos pela ASCES – UNITA. 2Enfermeira residente em Cuidados Paliativos em IMIP – PE. 3Biomédico residente em Saúde coletiva pela Fiocruz – PE. 4Enfermeira residente em atenção ao câncer e cuidados paliativos pela ASCES…

  • Public spending with relocation hospital for diabetes mellitus in Pernambuco in the last 5 years

    Public spending with relocation hospital for diabetes mellitus in Pernambuco in the last 5 years Nascimento, D.B.L1; Costa, G.S2; Torres, R.L.N3; Manso, M.L.C4; Araujo, S.K.B.S5; Melo, M.G6 1,2,3,4,5 Academic Baccalaureate in Nursing – University Center Tabosa de Almeida (ASCES-UNITA); 6Lecturer of the Bachelor in Nursing – University Center Tabosa de Almeida (ASCES-UNITA). Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a disease, which affects large populations the state of Pernambuco, becoming a public health problem. People with this disease who are seeking care…

  • The Excellence of Pharmacy Practice

    The Excellence of Pharmacy Practice AK Mohiuddin Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Over the past 50 years, the role of pharmacists has evolved along with the health care needs of our population. In addition to dispensing medications and ensuring patient safety, today’s pharmacists are taking a larger role as medical counselors, educators and advocates. They are integral part of the health care team, and are among the most trusted and accessible health care professionals. This accessibility allows…

  • Epidemiologic profile of diabetes mellitus in the state of pernambuco between 2002 and 2012

    Epidemiologic profile of diabetes mellitus in the state of pernambuco between 2002 and 2012 Almeida, B.C.O1, Melo, Y.C.G2, Cabral, F.C3, Silva, F.P4 1,2,3Nursing Degree Students – UNINASSAU; 4 Nurse master in nursing at UFPE; Teacher of Teenage Health Class UNINASSAU. Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases that affects humans in all stages of social and economic development, representing a big threat for the health of all the Brazilians. Objectives: Analyze epidemiologic profile of DM in…