Bolaji B. O.

 BRIEF PERSONAL PROFILE (HOD)Dr. Bolaji who hails from Ogori in Kogi State of Nigeria, attended St Peter’s Primary School Ogori 1963-1965 and St Andrew’s Primary School, Okene 1966-1971. He had his secondary education at King’s College Lagos, 1972-1977 obtaining Grade 1 Distinction in WASCE 1976. He proceeded to the University of Ibadan, Ibadan for the MBBS programme in 1977 graduating in 1983. He had his internship at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna 1983/84 and served in old Imo State during his National Youth Service Corps year (1984/85). He worked briefly as medical officer with Bauchi State Government 1985/86, Arewa Hospital, Jos (1986-89) and Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (1989/90) joined the residency training in anaesthesia at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) in 1990. He had his residency training at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar (1990/91) and the University College Hospital, Ibadan (1992-1997) and passed through examinations and thesis to obtain the DA (1991) and the FMCA (1998). He was associate lecturer in Anaesthesia, University of Ilorin, 1992-1998. He joined the services of the University of Ilorin in 1998 as a Lecturer I in the Department of Anaesthesia and was appointed honorary consultant anaesthesiologist to the UITH, Ilorin in the same year. He is a trainer, resource person and examiner in the Faculty of Anaesthesia of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. He was Head of Department of Anaesthesia, UITH 2001-2009. He is Head of Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ilorin, (2001- date). He attended a clinical attachment course in anaesthesia for kidney transplant at the Mansoura University, Urology and Nephrology Centre, Mansoura, Egypt Aug/Sept 2009. He was elected Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) in Anaesthesia Jan 2010. He is married to Mrs. Olu-Bolaji Olabimpe Oladunni and they are blessed with children.

 

 

 


 

 Publication

  1.  Bolaji B.O. (2009)."Prolonged upper airway obstruction in an eclamptic- challenges of management".The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences Vol 16(2):50-53.Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/tjhc/article/view/45282/0 cited on 15-04-2010.  
  2. Olawumi H.O., Bolaji B.O.(2006)."Blood utilization in elective surgical procedures in Ilorin".The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences Vol 13 No 1: 15 -17.Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/tjhc/article/view/36702. Cited on 15-04 2010
  3. Adeniran J.O.,Abdur-Rahman L.,Bolaji B.O."(2006). Cervical teratoma in a neonate.The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences Vol 13 No 1: 40-41. Available from: http://www.ajol.info/viewarticle.php?id=28696 cited on 15-04-2010
  4. Bolaji B.O.(2005)."A review of anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery in the University Teaching Hospital, Ilorin", Nigeria. Centrepoint – Science Edition. Vol 13 (No 1): 35-46. Published by Library and Publications Committee, University of Ilorin.
  5. Odebode T.O.,Adigun I.A.Bolaji B.O.(2004)."Pattern and problems of myelomeningocoeles At Ilorin",The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences Vol 11 No 1: 10 -14.Official publication of the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin.
  6. Bolaji B.O. (2004)."Peri-operative blood glucose control using glucose-potassium-insulin (GKI) infusion".Report of two cases. The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences Vol 11 No 1: 45  -49. Official publication of the College of Health Sciences,University of Ilorin.
  7. Alabi B.S.,Bolaji B.O.,Segun-Busari S, Aremu SK,Afolabi OA (2009)."Outcome of grommet tube insertions among adult Nigerians with serous otitis media (Letter to Editor)".Annals of African Medicine.Vol 8:281-2.Available from: http://www.annalsafrmed.org/text.asp?2009/8/4/281/59586 [cited 2010 Feb 11]
  8. Oyedepo O.O., Bolaji B.O. (2009)."Airway management dilemma in a patient with Maxillofacial injury".The Nigerian Medical Practitioner Vol 55:90-94.Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/nmp/article/view/45439. cited 15-04-2010.
  9. Bolaji B.O., Oyedepo O.O.(2005)."Difficult airway management in a patient with giant malignant goiter scheduled for thyroidectomy – case report".The Nigerian Medical Practitioner Vol 47 (No 5): 77-81.Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/nmp/article/view/28798/0. cited 15-04-2010.
  10. Adeniran J.O.Abdur-Rahman LO, Bolaji B.O. (2004)."One-stage correction of intermediate imperforate anus in males: preliminary results".Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research Vol 6 (No 1-2): 11-13.Available from: http://www.bioline.org.br/request?sr04004 cited on 15-04-2010
  11. Kolawole I.K. Bolaji B.O.(2002)"Reasons for cancellation of elective surgery in Ilorin".Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research Vol 4 (No 2): 17-20.Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/njsr/article/view/12166/0. cited 15-04-2010.
  12. Kolawole I.K., Bolaji B.O. (2002)."Subarachnoid block for lower abdominal and lower limb Surgery- UITH experience".Nigerian Journal of Medicine. Vol 11 (No 4): 153-155.Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12955990. cited on 15-04-2010.   
  13. Fadeyi A , Bolaji BO, Oyedepo OO, Adesiyun OO, Adeboye MAN, Olarewaju TO, Aderibigbe A,salami AK,  Desalu OO, Fowotade A,  Nwabuisi C, Akanbi II AA, Raheem RA, Olalere A (2010)"Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage amongst healthcare workers of the critical care units in a Nigerian hospital". Vol 6(No 1):18- 23Available from; http://www.scipub.org/fulltext/ajid/ajid6118-23.pdf . cited on 28-10-2010.
  14. Odebode T.O.,Bolaji B.O.(2009)."Outcome of intensive care management of neurosurgical patients before and after the commencement of neurosurgical service in a resource poor centre"African Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Vol 9(1):8-13 Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/ajaic/article/view/47984/0. cited on 15-10-2010.
  15. Bolaji B.O., Nasir A.A., Adeniran J.O., Abdur-Rahman L.O., Oyedepo O.O.(2008)."Post operative intensive care admissions of paediatric surgical patients in a Nigerian tertiary hospital": indications and evaluation of management outcome. African Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Vol 8 (1):9-11.Available from: http://ajol.info/index.php/ajaic/article/view/47976. cited on 15-04-2010
  16. Bolaji B.O., Adigun I.A (2006)."Severe post burns contractures in two children scheduled for reconstructive surgery- challenges of airway management with limited resources".African Journal Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Vol 7 (No 1):14-18.Official publication of the Societies of Anaesthetists of West and East Africa.
  17. Bolaji B.O., Kolawole I.K (2005)."The Intensive Care Unit of the University Teaching Hospital,Ilorin", A Ten Year Review (1991-2001). The Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia Vol. 11 (issue 4): 146-150.Available at: http://www.sajaa.co.za/index.php/sajaa/article/view/40 cited on 20/3/10
  18. Bolaji B.O., Kolawole I.K., Abdulrahman AAG (2003)."Submucous dissection of the naso-pharynx complicating nasotracheal intubation".The Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia Vol. 9 (No 5): 25-28.Available from:http://www.sajaa.co.za/index.php/sajaa/article/view/147 (abstract cited 20/3/10)
  19. Bolaji B.O. (2003)."Airway obstruction following snake bite. A case report".African Journal Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Vol 4 (No 2): 17-20.Official publication of the Societies of Anaesthetists. Department of Anaesthesia, Lagos University Teaching Hospital.                                                                                                                                                                         
  20. Alabi B.S., Bolaji B.O., Segun-Busari S., Dunmade A.D., Afolabi O.A., Aremu S.K.(2008)."Day case Grommet tube insertions among adult Nigerians with serous otitis media: a Preliminary study. 48th Annual Conference of the West African College of Surgeons,Freetown, Sierra Leone.
  21. Nasir A.A., Bolaji B.O.,Adeniran J.O.,Abdur-Rahman L.O.(2007)."Pattern and outcome of Intensive Care Unit admissions of paediatric patients following surgery in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital": A ten year review. 15th Annual General Meeting/(WFSA), Ilorin, Nigeria.
  22. Bolaji B.O., Odebode T.O. (2007)."Outcome of intensive care of neurosurgical patients before and after the establishment of a neurosurgical service in a tertiary hospital" A Nigerian perspective.15th Annual General Meeting/Scientific Conference of (NSA) in collaboration with The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthetists.
  23. Adigun A.I.,Bolaji B.O.(2003)."Severe post burn facial contractures in two children scheduled for reconstructive surgery – challenges of airway management with limited resources. The Nigerian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (NAPRAS) Annual Conference. Maiduguri, Nigeria.
  24. Odebode T.O.,Adigun A.I., Bolaji B.O. (2004)."Pattern and problems of myelomeningocoeles at Ilorin", 37th Biannual Scientific and General Meeting of the Nigerian Society of Neurological Sciences, Ilorin.
  25. Kolawole I.K., Bolaji B.O., Oyewole E.O., Oyedepo O.O. (2003)."Glycaemic response to anaesthesia and surgery in fasted Nigerian adults: A preliminary report. 11th Annual General Meeting/Scientific Conference of the (NSA) in collaboration with The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, Kaduna, Nigeria.
  26. Odebode T.O., Adigun I.A., Bolaji B.O. (2002)."Thoracolumbar myelomeningocoele in the African child- Treat or not treat"?40th Annual Scientific Conference of the (ARAWA), Ilorin, Nigeria.
  27. Bolaji B.O.(2002)."Perioperative blood glucose control using glucose-insulin-potassium infusion in our environment".40th Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Surgical Research Society, Ilorin, Nigeria.
  28. kolawole I.K.,Bolaji B.O.(2000)."Subarachnoid block for lower abdominal and lower limb Surgery- UITH experience".8th Annual General Meeting/Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists(NSA), Sagamu, Nigeria.
  29. Kolawole I.K. Bolaji B.O.(2002)"Reasons for cancellation of elective surgery at the University Ilorin Teaching Hospital". 8th Annual General Meeting/Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists(NSA), Sagamu, Nigeria.