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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

July-September 2019| Vol 26| Issue 3

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Article

Epidemiology of surgical site infections in Nigeria: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction: Surgical site infection (SSI) is a major patient safety concern in hospitals. Unlike most developed countries, Nigeria does not yet have an established national system to monitor ...


Original Article

The effects of playing wind musical instruments on the occlusal characteristics in a Northern Nigerian Population

Introduction: Dentists are often questioned on whether playing a wind musical instrument can adversely affect dental occlusion. This study compared the occlusal characteristics in wind instrume...


Original Article

Age and reasons for first dental visit among children in Lagos, Nigeria

Background: An early first dental clinic appointment offers the prospect of prompt preventative care and parental education regarding the oral health of the child. The evidence-based recommenda...


Original Article

Hearing threshold of deaf pupils in Kaduna metropolis, Kaduna, Nigeria: A cross-sectional survey

Background: Hearing loss in paediatric age group may be inherited, developmental or caused by maternal rubella. It may also be due to complications at birth or certain infections such as mening...


Original Article

An appraisal of the presentation and management of adult intussusception at a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital

Background: Intussusception in adults is considered rare in surgical practice. It is the causative lesion in a small proportion of cases of intestinal obstruction and lower gastrointestinal ble...


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

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