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 8, No 2 (2016): December Edition

December Edition

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV among nursing students in Zambia PDF
Luyando Hamukang’andu, Lila C Fleming, Felix Silwimba, Kathryn H. Jacobsen 1-8
Lower Limb Amputation at the 34 Military Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone: Causes and Indications. PDF
P.F. Nabieu, T.A. Massaquoi, S.D. Massaquoi, G Luseni, B. Idris, T.B. Kamara, M.L. Baryoh 9-17
Survey of Current Practice of Labour Analgesia Among Obstetricians in Nigeria: Implications For Pain- free Labour Initiative. PDF
Raji Hadijat Olaide, Suleiman Zakari Aliyu, Ijaiya Munirdeen, Abdul Ishaq Funsho, Saka Mohammed Jimoh, Adebara Idowu, Adegboye Majid Babajide 18-26
Malaria Prevalence: Influence Of Communal Knowledge And Practices Post IRS intervention In Epe, Southwest, Nigeria PDF
Bello Babatunde Abdulrahman, Hassan, . Adebolade Adesola 27-36
Epidural Anaesthesia Reduces Peri-Operative Morbidity And Mortality In Patients With Significant Cardio-Respiratory Diseases: Report Of 5 Cases PDF
Suleiman Zakari Aliyu, Nababa Mohammed Muritala, Akinsowon Olusegun Reuben, Adegboye Adewale Kazeem, Kolawole Israel Kayode, Bolaji Benjamin Olusomi 37-43
Knowledge of Diabetes mellitus-HIV Co-Infection Among Health Care Workers in Primary And Secondary Health Facilities in Osun State, South West Nigeria PDF
FARINLOYE Emmanuel Oludele, ADELEKE Najemdeen Ajao, ADEBIMPE Wasiu Olalekan, ABIODUN Omoniyi Moses 44-53
Knowledge Of Postpartum Depression And Its Associated Risk Factors Among Nurse-Midwives In A Nigerian Tertiary Hospital PDF
Joel Adeleke Afolayan, Olayinka A Onasoga, F.M. Rejuaro, Yusuf, Abdur-Rashid Gambari, Chibuike Onuabueke 54-65
Seroepidemiology Of HIV In Moyamba District, Sierra Leone, 2013-2016
Ashmiru Vandi, Ahmed Vandi, Rashid Ansumana 66-72
Antiretroviral Medication Adherence During The Ebola Epidemic In Sierra Leone
Ahmed Vandi 73-78