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Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal, a publication of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at www.npmj.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Current Issue

April-June 2020| Vol 27| Issue 2

Review Article

Sample size estimation for health and social science researchers: The principles and considerations for different study designs

Sample size is one of the important considerations at the planning phase of a research proposal, but researchers are often faced with challenges of estimating valid sample size. Many researchers fre...


Systematic Review Article

Effectiveness of behavioural therapy on the blood pressure of adults with hypertension: A systematic review in non-african populations

Hypertension or high blood pressure is the foremost risk factor of cardiovascular diseases which in turn are the leading cause of death globally. Despite the widespread use of antihypertensive medic...


Original Article

Mortality patterns in patients with diabetes mellitus at a Nigerian tertiary hospital: A 10-Year autopsy study

Objectives: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a global health problem with associated high morbidity and mortality. This study was a retrospective review of post-mortem examination findings of hospit...


Original Article

Is genu varum a risk factor for the prevalence and severity of achilles tendinopathy? A cross-sectional study of Nigerian elite track and field athletes

Background: Achilles tendinopathy (AT) is one of the most frequently reported ankle and foot overuse injuries. Prior studies have reported altered biomechanical variables of the lower limb as...


Original Article

Adaptation of the driver behaviour questionnaire and behavioural risk factors for traffic violation arrest and self-reported crash involvement among Nigerian drivers

Context: Few studies have been conducted to investigate the driving behaviour of drivers in Africa. Aims: This study aims to determine the behavioural risk factors for road crashes amo...


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ISSN - Print: 1117-1936,
Online: 2468-6875

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The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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