Olufemi Olumuyiwa DESALU


Olufemi Olumuyiwa Desalu
MB,Ch.B(Ogun),  FMCP(Nig.)

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Areas of interest
•    Asthma, Tobacco Smoking, Respiratory Epidemiology   

 


Publications

  1. Desalu OO,  Olokoba AB, Adekoya AO, Danburam A, Salawu FK, Batulu IM." Epidemiology of Tobacco smoking Among adult populaton of North eastern Nigeria". Internet Journal of Epidemiology 2008;6(1) Available at http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath= journals/ije/vol6n1/tobacco.xml 
  2. Desalu, O.O., Oluboyo, P.O., Salami, A.K. & Olarinoye, J.K. (2008): Prevalence and socio-demographic determinants of obesity among adults in an urban Nigerian population. Sahel Medical Journal. Vol 11 No.2; pages 61-64, Published by Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital. Available online  at http://ajol.info/index.php/smj2/article/vie w/12970/0
  3. Olokoba, A.B., Tidi, S.K., Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Midala, J., Badung, L.H., Olokoba, L.B. & Obateru, O.A. (2009): Distribution of the ABO blood group among voluntary blood donors at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal Gastroentero logy and Hepatology. Vol 1, No 2; pages 79-82.Published by Nigerian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Available online at http: //www.soghin.org/journals.
  4. Babatunde, S.K., Salami, A.K., Fabiyi J.P., Agbede, O.O., and Desalu, O.O. (2010): Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infestation in HIV seropositive and seronegative patients in Ilorin, Nigeria. Annals African Medicine. Vol 9, No 3; pages 123-128, Published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society. Available online at http://www.annalsafrm ed.or g/temp /AnnAfrMed 93123-6439915175 319.pdf
  5. Fadeyi, A., Desalu, O.O., Ameen, A. & Adeboye, M.A.N. (2010): The reported preparedness and disposition of students in a Nigerian University towards the use of Information Technology for Medical Education. Annals African Medicine. Vol 9, No 3; pages 129-134, Published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society. Available online at http://www.annalsafr med.org/temp /AnnAfrMed93129-6555783_181237.pdf
  6. Desalu, O.O., Salami, A.K., Fawibe, E.A. & Oluboyo, P.O. (2010): An audit of spirometry at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Ilorin, Nigeria (2002 -2009).  Annals African Medicine. Vol 9, No 3; pages 147-151, Published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society. Available online at http://www.annalsafrme d.org/ temp/AnnAfrMed93147-6528462_180804.pdf
  7. Desalu, O.O., Iseh, K.R., Olokoba, A.B., Salawu, F.K. & Danburam A. (2010): Smokeless Tobacco use in adult Nigerian Population. Nigerian Journal Clinical Practice. Vol 13, No 4; pages 382-387, Published by Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria. Available online at http://www.njcp onlin e.com/temp /NigerJClinPract134382-4266575 115105.pdf
  8. Desalu, O.O., Salami,O.O., Fawibe, E.A. & Oluboyo, P.O. (2011): Physician Utilization of Spirometry among Hospitalized Patients with Clinical Findings of COPD in a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria. Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal . Vol 18, No 18; pages 26-29, Published by National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.  Available online at http://www.ncbi .nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ 21445105
  9. Desalu, O.O. (2011): Seasonal variation in Hospitalization for Respiratory diseases in the Tropical Rain forest of South Western Nigeria. Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal. Vol 9, No 1; pages 39-43, Published by National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. Available online at http://www.ncbi .nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ 21445106
  10. Desalu, O.O. (2011): Prevalence of Chronic Bronchitis and Its Association with Sociodemographic factors and Tobacco Smoking in some Rural Communities in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal . Vol 18, No 2; pages 91-97, Published by National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Available online at  http://www .npmj. edu.ng/index.php?option=com_co ntent&vie w=artic le&id=13:fifth&catid=2:home-cat
  11. Fadeyi A, Fowotade A, Abiodun, M.O., Jimoh, A.K., Nwabuisi C, & Desalu, O,O. (2011): Awareness and Practice of Safety Precautions among Healthcare Workers in the Laboratories of two Public Health Facilities in Nigeria. Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal . Vol 18, No 2; pages 141-146, Published by National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.  Available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /pubmed/ 21670783
  12. Desalu, O.O., Wahab,K.W., Fawale B., Olanrewaju,T.O., Busari, A.O., Adekoya, A.O.& Afolayan,J.A. (2011): Review of stroke admissions at a tertiary hospital in rural south western Nigeria. Annals of African Medicine. Vol 10, No 2; pages 80-85, Published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society .Available online at http://www.annalsafrmed .org/text.asp?2011/10/2/80/82061
  13. Desalu, O.O., Onyedum,C.C., Adewole, O.O., Fawibe, A.E. & Salami, A.K. . (2011): Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults in two Nigerian cities. Annals of African Medicine. Vol 10, No 2; pages 103-111, Published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society. Available online at http://www.annalsafrmed.org/text.asp?2011/10/2/103 /82069
  14. Fawibe, A.E., Joseph, K.J., Olaosebikan, O.F., Salami, A.K., Oluboyo, P.O., & Desalu, O.O. (2010) General practitioner reported follow-up visits among asthma patients in North Central Nigeria. Annals of African Medicine. Vol 10, No 3; pages :209-213. Published by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria and the Annals of African Medicine Society.  Available from: http://www.ann alsafrmed.org/text.asp?2011/10/3/209/84703
  15. Olokoba, A.B., Olokoba, L.B., Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Midala, J.K., Aderibigbe, S. & Abdulkareem, A. (2008): Hepatitis B and Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection in North Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Medicine. Vol 3, No 4; pages 73-75, Published by Medwell Publishing Company, Pakistan. Available online at http://med dwell journal s.com/abstract/?do i=ijtmed.2008.73.75
  16. Olokoba, A.B., Olokoba, L.B., Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Midala, J.K. & Aderibigbe, S. (2008): Hepatitis C and Human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) co-infection in north eastern Nigeria. Research Journal of Medical Sciences. 2(5); 217-219, Published by Medwell Publishing Company, Pakistan. Available online at http://www.medwelljournals.com /abstra ct/?doi=r jmsci.20 08.217.219
  17. Desalu, O.O., Olokoba A.B., Adekoya, A.O., Danburam, A., Salawu, F.K. & Batulu, I.M. (2008): Epidemiology of Tobacco smoking among adult population of north eastern Nigeria. Internet Journal of Epidemiology. 6(1); Published by Internet Scientific Publications LLC Texas, U.S.A. Available online at http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath= journals/ije/vol6n1/tobacco.xml
  18. Desalu, O.O., Oluwafemi, J.A.& Ojo, O. (2009): Respiratory diseases morbidity and mortality among adults attending a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Brazilian Journal of Pulmonology. Vol 35,No 8;pages 745-752, Published by the Brazilian Thoracic Society . Available at http://www.scielo .br/pdf/jbpne mv35n8/ v35n8a05.pdf
  19. Olokoba, A.B., Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Olokoba, A.B., Wahab, J.K., Badung, H., Tidi, S.K., Midala, J.K.  Aderibigbe, S., Abdurrahman, M.B., Babalola, O.M. & Abdulkareem A. (2009): Viral hepatitides viral hepatitides in voluntary blood donors in Yola, Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol 31, No 3; pages 329-334, Published by Euro Journals Publishing Inc.  London ,United kingdom. Available online at http://www. eurojournals.com/ejsr_31_3_02.pdf
  20. Olokoba ,A.B., Salawu, F.K.,Danburam, A.,Desalu, O.O., Olokoba,  L.B.,Wahab, J.K.,Badung, L.H.,Tidi ,S.K. & Midala, J.K.(2009): Syphilis in voluntary blood donors in Yola, Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol 31, No 3; pages 335-340, Published by Euro Journals Publishing Inc.  London, United Kingdom.  .Available online at http://www.eurojournals.com /ejsr_3 1_3_03.pdf
  21. Desalu, O.O., Oluboyo, P.O. & Salami, A.K. (2009): The prevalence of  bronchial asthma among adults in Ilorin, Nigeria. African Journal Medicine and Medical Sciences. Vol 38, No 2; pages 149-154, Published by Institute of Medical Research and Training (IMRAT) College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. Available online at www.ncbi.nlm .nih.gov/pub med/20175418
  22. Olokoba, A.B., Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Midala, J.K., Badung, L.H., Olokoba,L.B. & Abdulkareem, A. (2009): Syphilis in pregnant Nigerian women: Is it still necessary to screen? European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol 29, No 3; pages 315-319, Published by Euro Journals Publishing Inc.  London, United Kingdom. Available online at http://www.eurojourna ls. com /ejsr29_3_03.pdf
  23. Desalu, O.O., Oluboyo, P.O., Olokoba, A.B., Adekoya, F.K., Danburam A.B, Salawu, F.K. and Midala, J. (2009): Prevalence and determinant of tobacco smoking among HIV patients in North Eastern Nigeria. African Journal Medicine and Medical Sciences.  Vol 38, No 2; pages 103-108, Published by Institute of Medical Research and Training (IMRAT), College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. Available online at http://www .ncbi.nlm. nih.gov/pubmed/20175418
  24. Desalu, O.O., Iseh, K.R., Oluboyo, P.O. & Salami AK. (2009): Prevalence of self reported allergic rhinitis and its relationship with asthma among adult Nigerians. Journal Investigative Allergology and Clinical Immunology. Vol 19,No 6; pages 474-480, Published by Spanish Society of Allergology and Immunology .Available online at http://www.jiaci.org/iss ues /vol19issue6/8.pdf
  25. Olokoba, A.B., Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Midala, J.K., Badung, L.H., Olokoba, L.B., Abdurrahman, L.B. & Vandi, K. (2009): Screening for human immunodeficiency virus infection   amongst pregnant women: A practice that must continue. European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol 28, No 2; pages 266-270, Published by Euro Journals Publishing Inc.  London, United Kingdom.   Available online at http://www.eurojournals.com /ejsr28_2_10.P F.
  26. Desalu, O.O., Adekoya, A.O., Elegbede, A.O., Dosunmu, A., Kolawole, T.F.& Nwogu, K.C (2009): Knowledge of and practices related to smoking  cessation among physicians in Nigeria. Brazilian Journal of Pulmonology. Vol 35 No 12; pages 1198- 1203, Published by Brazilian Thoracic Association. Available online at http://www.s cielo.br/sci elo.ph p?script=sci-arttext&pid=S1806-37i1320090 01200006 &ln g=en.doi: 10.1590/S180637132009001200006.
  27. Desalu, O.O., Busari, O.A., Onyedum, C.C., Salawu, F.K., Obateru, O.A., Nwogu, K.C. & Salami, A.K. (2009): Evaluation of current knowledge, awareness and practice of spirometry among hospital–based Nigerian doctors. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. Vol 14; No 9; 50, pages 1-8, Published by BioMed Central Ltd, United Kingdom (UK) .Available online at http: //www.Biomedcen tral.com/14712466 /9/50
  28. Desalu, O.O., Oluboyo, P.O. & Salami, A.K.(2009): Self-reported risk  factors of asthma in Nigerian adult population. Turkish Thoracic Journal.  Vol 10; pages 56-62, Published by Turkish Thoracic Society. Available online at http://www.toraks .org.tr /journal/pdf.php3?id=621
  29. Desalu, O.O.,. Danfulani,M.,Gambo, Z., Olokoba, A.B., Adekoya, F.K., Danburam, A.B, Salawu, F.K. & Midala, J. (2009): Impact of Immunosuppression on radiographic features of HIV related pulmonary tuberculosis among Nigerians. Turkish Thoracic Journal.  Vol 11; pages 112-116, Published by Turkish Thoracic Society. Available online at http://www. toraks.org.tr/journal/pdf.php3?id=642   
  30. Salawu, F.K., Danburam, A., Desalu, O.O., Olokoba, A.B., Agbo, J. & Midala. J.K. (2009): Cigarette smoking habits among adolescent in North East Nigeria .African Journal of Respiratory Medicine. Vol 3; pages 8-11, Published by Pan-African Thoracic Society. Available online at http:www.africanjournalofrespiratorymedicine com/articles/September 2009/Cigarette smoking habits among adolescents in northeast Nigeria .pdf
  31. Salami, A.K., Ogunmodele, J.A., Fowotade, A., Nwabuisi, C., Wahab, K.W., Desalu, O.O. & Fadeyi, A. (2009): Cryptococcal meningitis in a newly diagnosed AIDS. West African Journal of Medicine. Vol 28, No 5: pages 343- 346, published by West African College of Physicians and Surgeons. Available on line at http://www.wajm.org/WAJM 2009VOL28No 5CaseReport4 Pdf.pdf
  32. Busari, O.A., Olanrenwaju, T.O., Desalu, O.O., Opadijo, O.G., Jimoh.A.K, Agboola, S.M., Busari, O.E. & Olalekan, O. (2010): Impact of patients’ knowledge, attitude and practices of hypertension compliance with antihypertensive drugs in a resource-poor setting.TAF Preventive. Medicine Bulletin. Vol 9, No 2: pages 87-92, published by Gulhane Medical Faculty, Department of Public Health, Turkey. Available online at http://www.scopemed. org/?mno=836.
  33. Fadeyi, A., Bolaji, B.O.,  Oyedepo, O.O., Adesiyun, O.O.,  Adeboye,  M.A.N., Olanrewaju, T.O., Aderibigbe, A., Salami, A.K., Desalu, O.O.,  Fowotade, A., Nwabuisi ,C., Akanbi II, A.A., Raheem, R.A. & Olalere, A .(2010): Methicilin resistant staphylococcus aureus carriage amongst  healthcare workers of the critical care units in a Nigerian Hospital. American Journal of Infectious Diseases. Vol 6, No 1; pages 18-23, Published by Science Publications, United State of America. Available online at http://www.scipu b.org/fulltext/ajid/ajid6118-23.PDF
  34. Desalu, O.O., Salami, A.K., Seidu, O.A., Olokoba, A.B. & Fadeyi, A. (2010): Factors associated with nocturnal, productive and non-productive cough among young adults in Ilorin, Nigeria. Brazilian Journal of Pulmonology. Vol 36, No 3; pages 325-331, Published by Brazilian Thoracic Association. Available online at http://www.scie lo.br/scielo.php?s cript=sci_arttext&pid=S1806-37132010000300010&lng=en.doi: 10.1590 /S1806-3713201
  35. Salami, A.K., Fadeyi, A., Ogunmodele, J.A. and Desalu, O.O. (2010): Factors influencing adherence to antiretroviral medication in Ilorin, Nigeria. Journal of International Association Physicians in AIDS Care. Vol 9, No 3; pages 191-195, Published by International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care. Available online at http://jia.sagepub.com/conten t/9/3/191.abstract
  36. Fawibe, A.E., Olafimihan, K., Salami, A., Desalu, O.O. & Odeigah L. (2010): A retrospective evaluation of pretreatment and follow-up monitoring of HIV-Infected adult patients in a resource-poor setting. Journal of International Association Physicians in AIDS Care .Vol 9, No 5; pages 289-291, Published by International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care. Available online at http://www.ncbi.n lm.nih.gov/pubmed /20679511
  37. Desalu, O.O., Adekoya, A.O.& Ampitan, B.A. (2010): Increased risk of respiratory symptoms and chronic bronchitis in women using biomass fuels in Nigeria. Brazilian Journal of Pulmonology.Vol 36, No 4; pages 441-446, Published by the Brazilian Thoracic Association. Available online at http://ww w.scielo.br/sc ielo.php?script=sci_pd f&pid=S1806-3713201 000040 000 8&lng=en&n rm=iso&tlng=en
  38. Salami, A.K., Desalu, O.O., Adeoye, P.O., Akanbi II, A.A., Oguntoyinbo, A.E. and Fadeyi, A. (2010): Influence of performance status on the risk and outcome of nosocomial pneumonia in the elderly admitted to an open medical ward. West African Journal of Medicine. Vol 29, No 5; pages 332-338, Published by West African College of Physicians and Surgeons. Available online at  http://www.ncbi.nl m.nih.gov /pubmed/ 21089021
  39. Olokoba A.B, Tidi S.K, Salawu F.K, Danburam A, Desalu O.O, Abdurrahman ,M.B, Babalola, O.M., Olokoba, L.B., Midala, J. & Badung L.H.(2010):Human immunodeficiency virus infection in voluntary blood donors in North-Eastern Nigeria . American Journal of Science and Industrial Research.Vol 1, No 3; pages 435-438,Published by Science Hub, Connecticut, United State America . Available online at http://scihu b.org/AJSIR/P DF/2010/3/AJSIR-1-3-435-438.pdf
  40. Desalu, O.O., Onyedum, C.C., Salawu, F.K., Iseh, K.R. & Salami, A.K. (2011): Asthma in Nigeria: are the resources available to support internationally endorsed standards of care? Health Policy. Vol 99, No 3; pages 250-254, Published by Elsevier Publishers B.V Netherlands. Available online at http://www.ncbi .nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/210565 06
  41. Desalu, O.O., Salawu, F.K., Jimoh, A.K., Adekoya, A.O., Busari, O.A.,& Olokoba, A.B.(2011). Diabetic foot care: Self reported knowledge and practice among patients attending three tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Ghana Medical  Journal  Vol  45, No 2; page  60-65, Published by Ghana Medical Association. Available online at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/gmj/ article/download/68930/56989
  42. Desalu, O.O., Ojo,O.O., Busari, O.A.,& Fadeyi, A.(2011). Pattern of respiratory diseases seen among adults in an emergency room in a resource-poor nation health facility. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2011;Vol 9:24 : Available online at http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/9/24/full
  43. Fawibe, A.E., Salami, A.K., Oluboyo, P.O., Desalu, O.O. & Odeigah L. (2011): Profile and outcome of unilateral tuberculous lung destruction in Ilorin, Nigeria.West African Journal of Medicine. Vol 30, No 2; pages 130-135, Published by West African College of Physicians and Surgeons. Available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21984463