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Dr. Sylvia Opanga

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Publications


2018

MM, M, Opanga S, Oluka M, Godman B.  2018.  'Dispensing of antimicrobials in Kenya: a cross sectional pilot study and its implications' . Journal of Research in Pharmacy Practice. :1-8.
Okoth, C, Opanga S, Okalebo F, Oluka M, Kurdi AB, Godman B.  2018.  Point prevalence survey of antibiotic use and resistance at a referral hospital in Kenya: findings and implications. . Hospital Practice.
Njeri, LW, Ogallo WO, Nyamu DG, Opanga SA, Birichi AR.  2018.  Medication related problems among adult chronic kidney disease patients in a Sub-Saharan tertiary hospital.. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. Website

2017

Opanga, SA, Mulaku MN, Okalebo FA, Mwang’ombe NJ, Kuria KAM.  2017.  Systematic review, meta-analysis and grading of evidence on the effectiveness of antimicrobial prophylaxis for neurosurgical site infections.. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 6(1):1-13.
Okerosi, EK, Okalebo FA, Opanga SA, Guantai AN.  2017.  Prevalence and risk factors for medication discrepancies on admission of elderly diabetics at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya. . African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 6(1):54-63.
Opanga, SA, Mwang’ombe NJ, Okalebo FA, Kuria KAM.  2017.  . Impact of neurosurgical site infections on patient expenditure at a national referral hospital in Kenya: a cost of illness study. . African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 6(2):72-76.
Opanga, Y, Opanga S, Mutisya R, Kaduka L.  2017.  Weight changes and associated factors among breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy at a referral hospital in Kenya.. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 6(3):134-141.
Opanga, SA, Mwang’ombe NJ, Okalebo FA, Oluka M, Kuria K.  2017.  Determinants of the effectiveness of antimicrobial prophylaxis among neurotrauma patients at a referral hospital in Kenya: Findings and implications. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Preventive Medicine. :1-7.

2016

Maina, W, Osanjo G, Ndwigah S, Opanga S.  2016.  Determinants of discontinuation of Contraceptive Methods among Women at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya. . African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 5(1)
Kimani, L, Opanga S, Karimi P, Bosire K.  2016.  Treatment of chronic heart failure in adults at a referral hospital in Kenya: adverse drug reactions and determinants of adherence.. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 5(1)
Opanga, S, Mwangombe NJ, Okalebo F, Kuria KAM.  2016.  Patterns of antimicrobial use in the neurosurgical ward of Kenyatta National Hospital. . African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics . 5(4):241-246.
CK, M, PN K, K M, DG N, GA M, SA O.  2016.  Correlates and management of anaemia of chronic kidney disease in a Kenyan tertiary hospital. . East African Medical Journal.

2015

Opanga, S, Mwang’ombe NJ, Okalebo F, Kuria KKAM.  2015.  Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Neurosurgical Patients in low income countries: a systematic review. , 18th- 19th June . Infectious Disease Symposium. , Nairobi

2014

Nancy, G, Karimi P, Guantai E, Opanga S.  2014.  Knowledge of correct use among hormonal contraceptive users in a Kenyan referral Hospital. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 3(4)

2011

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