By Dr. Arome Okeme, Chief Medical Officer
The Arthur and Esther Bradley Memorial Anglican Hospital in Gidan Waya
THE DISEASE OF POVERTY - PART 1
THE DISEASE OF POVERTY - PART 2
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Elizabeth makes for our first case on the "RURAL DOCTOR".
She is 25, an orphan whose parents passed away some 5years ago leaving her with four younger ones who depend on her for their livelihood as a newborn would his mother's breast.
Two weeks back, she was brought to the facility from one of the rural areas in Kaduna state with complains of difficulty in breathing, cough, dizziness and abdominal pain. Exam showed she was pale, fast breathing, generalized lymph node swelling, high fever persistently; had a massive spleen of about 20cm from the left costal border