Umeora Ouj

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality in rural Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, PMB 077, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria 480001
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:321-2. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Perception of intimate pelvic examination by gynaecological clinic attendees in rural Southeast Nigeria
    Umeora Ouj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, PO Box 980, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State 480001, Nigeria
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 284:637-42. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Menstruation in rural Igbo women of south east Nigeria: attitudes, beliefs and practices
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:109-15. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche and the menstrual pattern of Igbo women of southeast Nigeria
    Ouj Umeora
    Rural communities in Ebonyi State of Nigeria, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Menarche, Menstruation, Pattern, Igbo, Cycle, recall Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:90-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Obstetric performance recall accuracy (OPERA) among a low literacy population in Southeast Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Vincent s Hospital, Ndubia Igbeagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 12:362-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The role of unorthodox and traditional birth care in maternal mortality
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 40:13-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Pseudocyesis in a rural southeast Nigerian community
    Umeora Ouj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:660-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementing the new WHO antenatal care model: voices from end users in a rural Nigerian community
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
    Niger J Clin Pract 11:260-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Pattern and determinants of domestic violence among prenatal clinic attendees in a referral centre, South-east Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:769-74. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Uterine fibroids in a tertiary health centre South East Nigeria
    J A Obuna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 17:447-51. 2008

Collaborators

  • J N Eze
  • C O U Esike
  • O U J Umeora
  • V E Egwuatu
  • B N Ejikeme
  • I Sunday-Adeoye
  • Ouj Umeora
  • J A Obuna
  • O J Mbazor
  • M C Umeora
  • J O Mbazor
  • S O Onuh
  • E A Aneziokoro
  • B I Dimejesi
  • R N Ogu
  • G O Ugwu
  • Ve Egwuatu
  • E E Okpere
  • A B A Ande
  • P O Okubor

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality in rural Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, PMB 077, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria 480001
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:321-2. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Perception of intimate pelvic examination by gynaecological clinic attendees in rural Southeast Nigeria
    Umeora Ouj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, PO Box 980, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State 480001, Nigeria
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 284:637-42. 2011
    ..Intimate gynaecological examinations are part of the necessary retinue in gynaecological consultation and management...
  3. ncbi request reprint Menstruation in rural Igbo women of south east Nigeria: attitudes, beliefs and practices
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:109-15. 2008
    ..Gynaecologists working in this region should utilize the opportunities of clinical consultations to discuss menstrual health issues with their female patients and educate them on the physiology and significance of menstruation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche and the menstrual pattern of Igbo women of southeast Nigeria
    Ouj Umeora
    Rural communities in Ebonyi State of Nigeria, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Menarche, Menstruation, Pattern, Igbo, Cycle, recall Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:90-5. 2008
    ..Only 10.2% had a menstrual cycle length of 28 days. Account should be taken of the average length of 29-30 days in the rural Igbo population when calculating the expected date of delivery and in the family planning clinics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Obstetric performance recall accuracy (OPERA) among a low literacy population in Southeast Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Vincent s Hospital, Ndubia Igbeagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 12:362-6. 2009
    ..Accurate obstetric history is of utmost importance in prenatal care to ensure optimal maternal and fetal outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint The role of unorthodox and traditional birth care in maternal mortality
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 40:13-7. 2010
    ..The mortal delay suffered by pregnant women in accessing unorthodox medical attention deserves further attention in issues of maternal mortality in the underserved rural communities of Nigeria...
  7. doi request reprint Pseudocyesis in a rural southeast Nigerian community
    Umeora Ouj
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:660-5. 2009
    ..Pseudocyesis is uncommon and probably under reported among the African population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementing the new WHO antenatal care model: voices from end users in a rural Nigerian community
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
    Niger J Clin Pract 11:260-4. 2008
    ..The recommended WHO antenatal focused visits with reduced number of visits and tests is yet to be implemented in many communities in rural Nigeria...
  9. doi request reprint Pattern and determinants of domestic violence among prenatal clinic attendees in a referral centre, South-east Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:769-74. 2008
    ..This will determine the true prevalence and pattern of domestic violence, and form a rational basis for the formulation of interventional strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Uterine fibroids in a tertiary health centre South East Nigeria
    J A Obuna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 17:447-51. 2008
    ..Uterine fibroids are common benign tumours of the female reproductive tract. This study evaluated the clinical presentations and the treatment of fibroids at Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital over the 5-year period (2001-2005)...
  11. doi request reprint Sociocultural impediments to male factor infertility evaluation in rural South-east Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:323-6. 2008
    ..Gynaecologists working in rural South-east Nigeria should through systematic public enlightenment dispel misconceptions of necessary medical intervention...
  12. doi request reprint Advocating the new WHO antenatal care model in a free maternity care setting in a developing country
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki 480001 Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 38:24-7. 2008
    ..The associated risk in pregnancy increased with increasing parity. The basic component of the new WHO antenatal care model can safely be implemented in centres such as ours...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for low birth weight among term singletons at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City, Nigeria
    O J Mbazor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki Ebonyi State
    Niger J Clin Pract 10:95-9. 2007
    ..Low birth weight (less than 2500g) is a cause of increased neonatal morbidity and mortality. This study aims to determine the incidence of and risk factors associated with delivery of low birth weight singletons at term at UBTH, Benin City...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tubal factor infertility in Benin City, Nigeria - sociodemographics of patients and aetiopathogenic factors
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 37:92-4. 2007
    ..Attention should be focused on reducing the incidence of unsafe abortion and its consequences, providing clean and safe delivery as well as reducing the incidence of and ensuring proper treatment of any cases of PID...
  15. ncbi request reprint Socio-cultural barriers to voluntary blood donation for obstetric use in a rural Nigerian village
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 9:72-6. 2005
    ..Most of the reasons given were based on misconception, misinformation and ignorance about the effect and safety of blood donation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates and trends in hospital maternal mortality in rural Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, PO Box 980, Abakaliki 480001, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:139-40. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for preterm delivery in a tertiary health institution in Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:895-6. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Higher-order multiple births in Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Enugu Expressway, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State 480001, Nigeria
    Singapore Med J 52:163-7. 2011
    ..Higher-order multiple births have implications for perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to determine the incidence and outcomes of higher-order multiple pregnancies in a rural area in Southeast Nigeria...