International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy

Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2022

  • Prevalence of Epileptics in an Endemic Onchocerciasis Focus in Haut-Katanga/DR Congo

    Criss Koba Mjumbe, Chadrack Kabeya Diyoka, Oscar Luboya Numbi, Beatrice Koba Bora

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 6-10
    Received: 20 June 2022
    Accepted: 19 July 2022
    Published: 9 January 2023
    Abstract: Background: Epilepsy is a real public health problem in the world. Epilepsy is a cause of excess mortality and is a major cause of stigmatization and/or social discrimination. Given the existence of a link between onchocerchosis and epilepsy mentioned in previous studies. Objective: The main objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of... Show More
  • Magnitude of Stroke Subtypes and Associated Risk Factors Among Patients Admitted to Hawassa University Compressive Specialized Hospital

    Sewalem Bekele Kassa, Abel Ambaye Anfucho, Biruk Yacob Loge, Birrie Deresse Ewunetu, Leta Alemu Diba, Amanuel Kassu Assefa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 11-19
    Received: 22 November 2022
    Accepted: 9 January 2023
    Published: 17 January 2023
    Abstract: Stroke is becoming increasingly common problem in LMIC including Ethiopia exerting great impact on morbidity, mortality and economic burden. It is second leading global cause of death just behind heart disease. Various clinical conditions have been investigated as risks factors of stroke. Objective: To determine the magnitude of stroke subtypes and... Show More